Gastroenterologist

Employer
UPMC Hamot
Location
Erie, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Closes
Sep 01, 2021
Ref
2053405
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

UPMC Hamot located in Erie, Pennsylvania is seeking a Gastroenterologist.

Bayfront Digestive Disease, established in 1984, is part of UPMC Hamot’s Center for Digestive Health. The practice is focused on the management of digestive disorders in adults and pediatrics (12 years and older) and includes 6 physicians, 9 advance practice providers, along with a support staff of 20.

The center unites the region’s largest and most comprehensive team of digestive health physicians and surgeons, who provide diagnosis, treatment, and surgery procedures for digestive diseases. An in-house infusion suite can accommodate up to 10 patients.

Bayfront Digestive Disease offers the following procedures: Colonoscopy, EGD, ERCP, BRAVO, Capsule Endoscopy, Radiofrequency ablation therapy (HALO®), Radiofrequency (Stretta®), Infusion therapy, Hepatitis C treatment.

UPMC Hamot uses the latest endoscope technology to help diagnose disease in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. New high-definition technology provides physicians with sharper images and better contrast. UPMC Hamot is the only hospital in the region currently using this state-of-the-art equipment.

As UPMC Hamot's regional presence as a tertiary hub has expanded in recent years, it means more acutely ill patients are in need of a higher quality of care. Project 20/20, a seven-story patient tower scheduled to be completed in 2020, will house 64 intensive care beds. In addition, the new patient tower will expand critical care services to include medical, surgical, cardiovascular, neuro and trauma critical care. At $111 million, it will be the biggest capital project in UPMC Hamot's history.

Qualifications and details include:
  • Ideal candidates will be Board Certified or Board
  • Specialize in EUS, which would bring a new line of service to the
  • Candidates should have a broad gastroenterology skill set with a willingness to learn new techniques, participate in new procedures and evolve as a
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative disposition.
  • A desire to teach medical students, residents, and
Candidates can expect:
  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience/training
  • Enhanced compensation package includes: Productivity incentive
  • Sign on bonus
  • Extender bonus
  • Paid time off, CME days, and CME stipend
  • Paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance
  • Robust retirement plans
  • Customary and reasonable moving expenses
  • Flexible scheduling for work-life balance
About UPMC Hamot 

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed, Magnet ®. hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by a 300-member medical staff and 3,500 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot’s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education. UPMC Hamot’s superior health care services are continually recognized by notable accrediting bodies.

About UPMC 

A $19 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. UPMC provides more than $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 87,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.5 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. As UPMC works in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.

UPMC Enterprises functions as the innovation and commercialization arm of UPMC, and UPMC International provides hands-on health care and management services with partners around the world. For more information, go to UPMC.com

About Erie, PA 

As the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, Erie has an abundance of resources in culture, recreation and education. Erie and UPMC Hamot overlook Presque Isle Bay and Peninsula. Lake Erie offers the perfect setting for boating, water skiing, wind surfing, sailing and fishing. Close-proximity to the Allegheny Mountains affords easy access to Alpine and Nordic skiing. Cultural offerings include a symphony orchestra, ballet and dance companies, playhouse theatre groups and the Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Erie is also home to semi-professional baseball, basketball and ice hockey teams. For children Erie offers a planetarium, the Erie Zoo, a Children’s Museum, community parks, an amusement park and indoor and outdoor water parks. Erie has a selection of excellent public, private and parochial schools, as well as four local universities. To learn more about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com. You can also view our “Love Erie” video for more information: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOTtPpotFsQ&sns=em

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