The UPMC Altoona Hospitalist Service offers an exciting hospital medicine career opportunity for a BC/BE internal or family medicine physician in a well-established and dynamic program. The service is currently comprised of 25 physicians and 15+ APPs who work at UPMC Altoona and provide occasional emergency coverage at UPMC Bedford. Our team provides inpatient care with the support of medical and surgical specialists and a fully-staffed Intensivist Service to provide the best possible patient experience.About The Opportunity
Each physician treats an average of 15-18 adult inpatients per day from admission through discharge, conducting history and physical assessments, strategizing to manage and improve patient health, and attempting to reduce length of stay through safe, medical practices and recommended treatment plans. Work schedule is typically 7 days on, 7 days off, 12-hour shifts, with night call covered by nocturnists. Intensivist Service covers ICU. No OB or peds. No procedures, and no responsibility for code response.
Competitive compensation and benefits package includes paid health/dental/vision insurance, life/disability insurance, occurrence-based malpractice insurance, employer-funded retirement plan and paid time off.
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