INDIANAPOLIS — Gibson General Hospital is proud to announce a corporate partnership with the state’s nonprofit online university, WGU Indiana. All Gibson General Hospital employees are eligible to apply for a $2,500 scholarship with the WGU Healthcare Partners Fund. In addition, all Gibson General Hospital employees qualify for a five percent discount toward WGU’s tuition, which is less than $7,000 per 12-month term for any of the university’s more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
“We are excited to offer our employees an opportunity to further their education with programs that will work around their lifestyles,” said Deann Hunt, director of human resources at Gibson General Hospital. “Our partnership with WGU Indiana reflects the hospital’s commitment to providing opportunities for our employees to further develop their careers and achieve their professional goals.”
“We are pleased to be Gibson General Hospital’s educational partner,” said WGU Indiana Chancellor Allison Barber. “WGU Indiana’s online degree programs are designed for busy, working adults like Gibson General Hospital employees. WGU Indiana’s affordable tuition and competency-based education model makes it a great fit for both employers and employees.”
For more than 100 years, Gibson General Hospital has provided high-quality, compassionate care to the people of Gibson County, Indiana, and the surrounding area. A 25-bed critical access hospital with an attached 45-bed skilled nursing facility, GGH and its 350 employees partner with more than 100 physicians to offer a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including: 24-hour emergency room, inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical care, infusion therapies (including chemotherapy), laboratory, radiology, rehabilitation (cardiopulmonary, physical, occupational and speech therapies), a sleep diagnostics center, and a swing bed program.