Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA

PAM Specialty Hospital of Wilkes-Barre is a 36-bed Long Term Care Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. We provide the best in class high acuity care for patients requiring longer-term intensive medical services. We focus on meeting the needs of all our patients and their families. PAM Specialty Hospital of Wilkes-Barre is conveniently located inside of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital just minutes from Interstate 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. We overlook the picturesque Susquehanna River and are framed by the Pocono Mountains to the east and the Endless Mountains to the west. 

Why Chose Post-Acute Medical? 

Post Acute Medical (PAM) is an experienced national provider offering Long-Term Acute Care at Specialty Hospitals across the United States. In Wilkes-Barre, we believe that providing early and aggressive intervention in a critical care setting is the best way to give our patients a strong chance at recovery from an acute illness or injury. We embrace each of our patients as individuals with personal histories and unique health situations, creating personalized treatment plans tailored to each individual's specific condition and needs. 

Compared to lower levels of care, PAM Specialty Hospital of Wilkes-Barre offers patients significantly greater clinical capabilities and thus faster recovery times, fewer hospital readmissions and better long-term health outcomes. 

Our Team of Medical Staff and Experts

At PAM Specialty Hospital of Wilkes-Barre, we have brought together a talented group of professionals to maximize our patient's physical and emotional needs. Our dynamic team of compassionate medical specialists is dedicated to helping patients achieve their highest possible functional status following a severe illness or injury. 

Hospitalist services are available in-house 24/7 in addition to Internal Medicine Attending Physicians. Specialized Services include; Pulmonary, Nephrology, General, Vascular, and Plastic Surgery, Infectious Disease, Neurology, and Wound Care, as well as Respiratory Therapy, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy, Dietary, Pharmacy, Telemetry, Hemodialysis, and Case Management services. 

Wound Care Healing Services

Our wound care team is passionate and dedicated to healing patient wounds. They are also an integral part of the overall team approach to preventing wounds and work closely with all departments starting from the day of admission. The team includes a CRNP, an RN Wound Care Coordinator, and a Vascular Surgeon. 

After arrival to our unit the wound care team assesses each patient and collaborates with the Interdisciplinary team including the patients physician, nursing, dietary, therapy, respiratory therapy, and pharmacy. The team provides patient and family education throughout the stay to promote ongoing healing post-discharge. 

A variety of treatment methods include topical and advanced wound care products, negative pressure, bedside debridement, compression therapy, ostomy care, and education, fistula management, post flap/reconstructive care, limb salvage, and surgical wound aftercare. 

Our Admissions Process

Our clinical navigators are highly skilled respiratory therapists and nurses. They work closely with hospital physicians, case managers, patients, and families to coordinate a smooth transition to our unit. Our on-call admissions team is available 24/7 and can be reached at 570-208-3310. 

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Main Phone: 570-208-3310
Main Fax: 570-208-2460
Referral Phone: 570-266-6490
Referral Fax: 570-880-7593


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Our Address:
575 North River Street
7th Floor
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764

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