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Outpatient General Neurologist

Company: UPMC
Location: Altoona
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join a dynamic neurology team of stroke neurologists, neuro-hospitalists, interventional neurologists and neurosurgeon as a general, outpatient neurologist. Must have an MD or equivalent, be board eligible or board certified in Neurology with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license. 2024 J1 visa sponsorship available.
Opportunity Details


  • Ability to build and grow a subspecialty
  • Ability to have autonomy and decision making with a supportive and collegial group
  • Works collaboratively with our neuro-intervention/stroke department
  • The practice sees a mix of pathology that includes movement disorders, headaches, epilepsy, stroke, cognitive disorders, neuro-muscular disorders and sleep disorders.
  • Your panel of patients will be filled immediatelyfrom a robust referral network fromthe surrounding 6 counties.
  • Work Monday - Friday with shared practice call.A team of neuro-hospitalists currently covers all inpatient care and hospital call.
  • Our clinic is located 1-1/2 miles from the hospital in a medical mall which also houses a sleep lab, EEG and EMG lab, medical lab, radiology and rehab services, as well as manyprimary and specialty physician offices.
  • Our current providers read both EMGs and EEGs.
  • The hospital'saccredited Primary StrokeCenter recently earned the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Clinical appointment
  • EPIC EMR

    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 plus RVU bonus 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 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 Systems 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

        • As an outpatient neurologist, you can choose to live in the Altoona/Hollidaysburg areaor State College (hometown of Penn State University's main campus). Both communities offer safe and enriching environments to enjoy work/life balance
        • Located in the Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region
        • Very reasonable cost of living
        • Excellent school systems
        • Abundant cultural amenities including theatre, symphony, minor league baseball, transportation history, festivals, Big10 sports and national touring performing artists
        • 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.
        • Mountains to climb and ski, rivers and lakes to paddle and fish, trails and roadways to bike, numerous golf courses, tennis and pickle ball courts right here!
        • Everything you need within a 15-minute drive no rush hour traffic, no parking fees

          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 UPMCs COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC.
          Total Rewards
          More than just competitive pay and benefits,UPMCs Total Rewardspackage cares for you in all areas of life because we believe that youre at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.
          Our Values
          At UPMC, were driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values ofQuality & Safety,Dignity & Respect,Caring & Listening,Responsibility & Integrity,Excellence & Innovationplay a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

Keywords: UPMC, Altoona , Outpatient General Neurologist , Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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