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Neurologist - UPMC Altoona - Sign-on Bonus - J1 and H1B sponsorship - Job in Pennsylvania

Company: UPMC
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

UPMC Altoona is recruiting a Neurology physician for their hospital in Altoona, PA. Join a group of three Neurologists, three Advanced Providers and two Neurohospitalists. Must have an MD or equivalent, be board eligible or board certified in Neurology with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license. J1 and H1B visa sponsorship available.
Opportunity Details


  • Flexible schedule, full time position
  • No Call
  • Clinical academic appointment
  • See an average of 15-20 patients/day
  • Current providers read EEGs and EMGs
  • EPIC EMR for outpatient and Cerner for inpatient
  • J1 and H1B visa opportunity
  • Ability to build and grow a subspecialty
  • Ability to have autonomy and decision making with a supportive and collaborative group

    What we Offer

    • $35K sign-on bonus plus relocation assistance
    • $3,500 CME allowance plus five days
    • Twenty days PTO plus seven holidays
    • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
    • Outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision and pension

      About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

      • UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) is a 400-bed regional health care system providing care to residents of a six-county service area in central Pennsylvania.
      • UPMC Altoona is a level ll trauma center, regional oncology center, and a JCAHO-certified stroke center with 24/7 care and a renowned interventional Neurology program
      • UPMC Altoona provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, behavioral health and a vascular and wound care center. The Health System's medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.
      • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer
      • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
      • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
      • Over 800 doctors' offices and outpatient sites
      • UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care
      • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

        About the Community

        • Located in the Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region
        • Very reasonable cost of living
        • Family-oriented community
        • Excellent school systems
        • Abundant cultural amenities including hiking, biking, paddling, fishing and skiing at nearby state parks, resorts and rail trails, Big10 sports, national touring performing artists
        • Active social scene from neighboring State College, home to Penn State's University Park campus.
        • Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC.
        • Unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities

          Interested candidates should send their CV to Lori Leo, leolb@upmc.edu
          UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
          Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC.
          Total Rewards
          More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you're at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.
          Our Values
          At UPMC, we're driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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