Physician - Critical Care - Intensivist
Company: Intensivist Jobs
Posted on: November 26, 2022
INTENSIVISTALTOONA, PENNSYLVANIAPittsburgh Critical Care
Associates a private practice intensivist group provides
intensivist services to UPMC Altoona.
- Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates (PCCA) currently provides
intensivist and APP coverage 24-hours a day, 365-days a year in the
14-bed MICU, 12-bed SICU and 7-bed CVICU.
- UPMC Altoona is a 397-bed Level 2 Trauma Center and regional
referral center for the University of Pittsburgh.
- Medical Center and is expanding its stroke services to offer
comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care for patients with severe
- Expanded services include a newly renovated 7-bed
neurointensive care unit (neuroICU). - MODELIntensivist and APP
coverage is currently provided 24-hours a day.Physician intensivist
coverage is provided in house 16-hours a day, seven (7) days a
week, and staffed by two physicians on day shifts.
- Days are: 10 hours a day (7am to 5pm), seven (7) days a week,
and staffed by two physicians. Each physician is dedicated to
either the medical ICU or to the non-trauma surgical ICU, with the
second assisting the medical ICU with overflow patients.
- Nights are: in house from 5pm to 10pm. At the end of this
shift, the intensivist signs out to the ACNP, who covers the ICU
between 10pm and 7am. Intensivists rotate on- call nights every
other night.Intensivist day shift: 7am to 5pmIntensivist night
shift: 5pm to 10pm with sign out to ACNP who covers until 7am.*It
is anticipated that the neuroICU will be staffed by a
neurointensivist and three neurocritical care APP's. The neuroICU
team will be supported by the established PCCA intensivists who are
present in-house 24-hours a day.PCCA supports the refined
multidisciplinary MD/ APP intensivist team model of care to provide
expanded critical care services. - The intensivist - in
collaboration with the APP's function as intensivist teams. - -
FACILITIESUPMC Altoona is a 397-bed Level 2 Trauma Center andis
currently an accredited stroke center. Surgical services include
trauma, neurosurgery, open heart (Center for Cardiac Care),
orthopedic, and all basic surgical specialties. The Emergency
Department sees approximately 40,900 patients annually.UPMC Altoona
has the largest service area in the state-serving over 20 counties
in West-Central Pennsylvania, it is centrally located between
Danville, Hershey, Johnstown, and State College. Penn State Milton
Hershey Medical Center (2.5 hours east) and UPMC Presbyterian (2
hours west) are the closest comprehensive stroke centers. -
LOCATIONUPMC Altoona is 40 minutes from State College in
Pennsylvania, 2 hours from Harrisburg and 2 hours from
Pittsburgh.This city is the tenth most populous in the state and
situated on the eastern slopes of the Allegheny front of the
Allegheny Mountains. Each day, 60-80 trains pass through the city,
some traveling along the famous Horseshoe Curve. The city is also
home to Penn State Altoona. Interstate 99 provides access to the
Pennsylvania Turnpike to the south and Interstate 80 to the north;
and U.S. Route 22, which provides east-west service and direct
access to Pittsburgh and Harrisburg (each roughly 2 hours away).
The Altoona- Blair County Airport provides commercial air service,
offering daily flights to Washington Dulles International Airport.
- COMPENSATIONThe intensivist will be an employee of Pittsburgh
Critical Care Associates, Inc a private physician group. Full time
intensivists receive a comprehensive benefits package including
malpractice, family health insurance per month allowance,
employer-contributed retirement fund (pension plan), employee
directed 401k plan, and CME. - PandoLogic. Keywords: Critical Care
Physician, Location: Altoona, PA - 16602
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