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Practice Orthopaedic Surgery at UPMC in Altoona PA

Company: UPMC
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is recruiting an Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty interest and experience in trauma, total joints/hand preferred but not necessary to step into a fully established practice with high volume patient base. The practice cares for patients referred from 70+ primary care physicians and the Hospital's emergency and trauma departments. Must have an MD or equivalent, be BC/BE in Orthopedic Surgery with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license. Opportunity Details ---Join a full-service practice with 6 orthopedic surgeons, 8 Physician Assistants, and a non-surgical sports medicine physician ---Clinical Academic appointment ---Trauma call 1:5---Practice call 1:5---Team physicians for local Division 1 University---In-office imaging and PACS/EMR system---Newly constructed 90,000 sq ft medical office complex What we Offer
---Generous salary plus incentive bonus---$25,000 sign-on bonus---Health, life, vision and disability insurance as well as retirement benefits---Occurrence based malpractice insurance, professional dues---Relocation allowance 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 II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission-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 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

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