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Orthopaedic Surgeon - UPMC Altoona PA - Subspecialty interest - $25,000 Sign-on bonus!

Location
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2022

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, 7 Physician Assistants, non-surgical sports medicine physician and a neuropsychology/concussion fellow
  • Clinical Academic appointment
  • Trauma call 1:11
  • 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 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

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

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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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Details

  • Job Reference: 719120030-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: UPMC
  • Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent