Trauma & Emergency General Surgeon

Employer
UPMC Altoona
Location
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 28, 2019
Closes
May 27, 2020
Ref
1989229
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Job Description

UPMC Altoona is seeking a full-time Trauma & Emergency General Surgeon to work in our Level II Trauma Center.

About Our Health System

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 JCAHO-certified stroke center. 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.

About UPMC Altoona Trauma & Emergency General Surgery

UPMC Altoona Trauma & Emergency General Surgery provides trauma surgery services and acute care general surgery at UPMC Altoona: a 400 bed tertiary care hospital. UPMC Altoona's trauma services area is comprised of 20 counties a service area population of over 1 million. UPMC Altoona is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited level 2 trauma center. Altoona trauma service includes 6 physician assistants and a trauma ICU. Annual patient volume is 1800+ patients with approximately 95% being blunt trauma. Practice case mix is 65% trauma/35% non-trauma.

About The Opportunity

  • Seeking BE/BC surgeon with fellowship training in surgical critical care, acute care surgery or trauma critical care
  • Surgeons work four weeks on (12 hour shifts), two weeks off - working three weekends out of every six
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package includes health, dental, vision insurance; pension, generous CME allowance

About Our 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 visit: www.UPMCAltoona.org

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