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Trauma Surgery position in Altoona PA

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Surgery-Trauma opening in Altoona, Pennsylvania. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

**Trauma/Critical Care opportunity in Altoona, PA**
- Located 100 miles from Pittsburgh, PA

*Seeking BC/BE surgeon with fellowship training in surgical critical care, acute care surgery or trauma critical care*

**About The Opportunity:**
- Full-time, permanent
- Employed position
- Surgeons work four weeks on (12 hours shifts), two weeks off working three weekends out of every six
- Comprehensive Benefits Package includes health, dental, vision insurance; pension, generous CME allowance
- Salary: $425,000 to $475,000 based upon experience
- Practice Size: 4 Surgeons (current) & 8 Physician Assistants. New recruiting plan calls for 6 surgeons
- Patient Load: annual trauma volume = 1,800+ patients. Approximately 95% of trauma is blunt.
- Practice Case Load: 65% trauma / 35% non-trauma
- Work Schedule: Surgeons work four weeks on - combination of 10 and 12-hour shifts - two weeks off. Working three weekends out of every six. Four weeks is not always consecutive.

**About the Health System:**
Health system is a 400-bed regional health care system providing care to residents of a six-county service area in central Pennsylvania. System is a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a JCAHO-certified stroke center. Health system provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, behavioral health and a vascular and wound care center. The Health Systems medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.

**About Trauma & Emergency General Surgery:**
Trauma & Emergency General Surgery provides trauma surgery services and acute care general surgery at 400 bed tertiary care hospital. Trauma service area is comprised of 20 counties and a service area population over 1 million. Health system is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited level 2 trauma center. Trauma service includes 6 physician assistants and a trauma ICU. Annual patient volume is 1800+ patients with approximately 95% being blunt trauma. Practice case mix is 65% trauma/35% non-trauma.

**About the Community:**
The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community with excellent school systems, abundant cultural amenities, easy access to larger, neighboring cities, and unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities.

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Keywords: Archway Physician Recruitment, Altoona , Trauma Surgery position in Altoona PA, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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