About Our Health System
UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) is a 400-bed regional health care provider serving a six-county area in central Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is a level II trauma center, a regional cardiology, cardiac & vascular surgery center, a regional cancer center, and a JCAHO-Accredited Stroke Center. In addition, UPMC Altoona provides endovascular surgery, neurointervention and neurosurgery, behavioral health and a vascular and wound care center. The medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists and is part of UPMC: a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, PA. UPMC operates 40 hospitals, 700 doctors offices and outpatient sites, employs over 4,900 physicians and 87,000+employees, and offers an array of rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities and is closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh.
About The Practice
UPMC Altoona Blair Medical Associates Endocrinology Department is currently comprised of 3 endocrinologists, 3 physician assistants and a Certified Diabetic Educator. The Endocrinology Department provides care to patients referred by employed physicians within the UPMC Altoona family as well as 70+ primary care physicians in the community who are on the hospital s medical staff.
About The Opportunity
Competitive compensation package includes comprehensive benefits package inclusive of health, dental & vision insurance; retirement benefits, malpractice insurance and 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.