Trauma & Emergency General Surgeon

UPMC Altoona
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

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:

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