Anesthesiologist - General

UPMC Altoona
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Jan 10, 2019
Jan 10, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The Practice:

UPMC Altoona Anesthesia is the anesthesiology practice that provides anesthesia services at UPMC Altoona, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona’s anesthesia service is comprised of 10 anesthesiologists and 32 CRNAs.   The anesthesia care settings include: 12 ORs, 1 cysto room and 1 lithotripsy room in the main hospital; 6 ORs in an ambulatory surgery center located on the hospital campus; a 4 procedure room endoscopy suite, 2 C-section ORs on the OB unit, 4 cath. labs, and imaging department.  The annual surgical care load is comprised of 20,000 cases which include: cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, ENT, urology, thoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, level 2 trauma center, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, and general surgery.  The annual trauma volume is 1,500 patients.  The annual deliveries are 1,200.  The position is open to current residents and fellows, as well as to currently practicing anesthesiologists.

The Opportunity: Schedule/Salary/Benefits:

  • Join a well-established anesthesiology practice that is part of a larger, regional, health care system located in a great community.
  • Very competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Coverage by multiple physician providers

The Health System:

UPMC Altoona is a 400-bed regional health care system providing care to residents of a six county area in central Pennsylvania.  As a regional healthcare provider, UPMC Altoona is a Level 2 trauma center, regional oncology and cardiac center, and a JCAHO-certified stroke center. UPMC Altoona is part of the UPMC Health System.

The Community:

The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community with excellent school systems, abundant cultural amenities, easy access to larger, neighboring cities, and unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities.  For more information please


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