About the Organization
Located 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA, this independent 166-bed acute care community hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. It is the sole community provider for this college town, and rural county. IRMC's Vision is to be the best community health system in the country, and is well on its way. IRMC has been named to the Fortune 100 List of Best Places to Work and has been selected 15 other times as a Best Place to Work, including the #1 Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania, and was named the #2 Best Place to Work in Healthcare in Modern Hospital's inaugural National survey.
IRMC has been recognized twice by Healthcare Executive magazine as one of the fastest growing hospitals in the country, despite no growth in service area population or local industry. The Board of Directors is composed of community leaders who highly value the hospital's role in the community, and the importance of remaining independent.
IRMC Physician Group is a multi-specialty subsidiary of Indiana Regional Medical Center that prides itself on providing convenient, comprehensive, and personalized care to the communities in and surrounding Indiana County. The group consists of over 75 providers and is growing rapidly. It is a physician-led organization, unique among hospital-employed groups in our area, that utilizes the most up-to-date technology and a patient-centered care model. Our network of experienced physicians, surgeons, and caregivers strive to provide clinically excellent health care in a setting where patients' needs come first.
About the Community
Indiana is a borough, and the county seat of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, located 1 hour east of Pittsburgh. The County's population is approximately 89,000 and stable, with a concentration of about 23,000 permanent population within and around the borough limits.
Indiana, Pennsylvania is a growing community with an active Chamber of Commerce, Visitors Bureau and Economic Development. Relocation to Indiana offers affordable living with excellent schools and low taxes. Indiana County is home to Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), a public university founded in 1875. With over 15,000 students, it is the largest university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. It offers over 100 undergraduate majors and is the only doctoral degree-granting institution in the system.
For public K-12 education, the Indiana Area School District supports four neighborhood elementary schools, a middle school and high school, which are accredited and recognized for quality. A Catholic affiliated Pre-K through grade 6 program is offered at the St. Bernard School, in addition to two K-12 Christian schools in the area.
There are many activities available for children and adults alike. The university brings a large variety of cultural events to the community, and these have increased with the 5,000-seat, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, within sight of the medical center.
Outdoor opportunities abound. Indiana County's parks and trails system is one of the best in Pennsylvania with over 64 miles of rails to trails. The county boasts 792 acres of lakes; 5,452 acres of parks; and 12 miles of single track mountain bike trails.