UPMC Altoona is looking for a board-certified/board-eligible General Neurologist to join our growing practice in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
About Our Health System
UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) offers exceptional career growth opportunities and stability as part of a financially strong and thriving world-class health system. The 400-bed regional health care system provides care to nearly 350,000 residents in central Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission certified stroke center. The hospital provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular surgery, behavioral health, vascular and wound care. The Health System’s medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.
UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services (ARHS) is a multi-specialty physician group that employs over 100 physicians and 65 advance practice providers (APPs) in cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, ENT, family practice, internal medicine, medical oncology, neurology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, pulmonology, radiology and urology.
About The Practice
ARHS Blair Medical Neurology practice offers an exciting opportunity for a BC/BE neurologist to join a growing team. The practice currently includes 3 neurologists and 3 APPs with plans to grow to 5 neurologists – 2 inpatient and 3 outpatient office practice physicians. Our neurology team provides general neurology, neurophysiology, electro-diagnostic medicine, stroke, neuro-ophthalmology, sleep medicine and Botox migraine treatment to residents within a six-county region.
About The Opportunity
Primarily an outpatient office practice, work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm. Call schedule for the office is currently provided by the neuro-hospitalists except during neuro-hospitalist vacation weeks. Candidate must be BC/BE.
Competitive compensation and benefits package includes an income guarantee, sign-on bonus, relocation assistance, annual CME stipend, paid vacation, health/dental/vision and life insurance, retirement benefits and malpractice insurance.
About Our Community
Altoona is a small city surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania, with major northeast metropolitan areas within a 2 – 5 hour drive. Our region offers a friendly and uncomplicated way of life filled with cultural and recreational opportunities, where children can grow up in a safe and enriching community. Hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, golf and skiing are popular at nearby state parks, resorts and trails. Big10 sports, national touring performing artists, and an active social scene are among the highlights of neighboring State College, home to Penn State’s University Park campus. www.firstfrontierblaircounty.com
No matter where we work or what we do, we’re driven by common values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. UPMC’s 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.