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Orthopaedic Surgeon ' UPMC Altoona PA ' Subspecialty interest - Sign-on bonus!

UPMC West Central PA
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 8, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is recruiting an Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty interest and experience in trauma, total joints/hand preferred but not necessary to step into a fully established practice with high volume patient base. The practice cares for patients referred from 70+ primary care physicians and the Hospital?s emergency and trauma departments. Must have an MD or equivalent, be BC/BE in Orthopedic Surgery with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license.

Opportunity Details

? Join a full-service practice with 6 orthopedic surgeons, 8 Physician Assistants, and a non-surgical sports medicine physician

? Clinical Academic appointment

? Trauma call 1:5

? Practice call 1:5

? Team physicians for local Division 1 University

? In-office imaging and PACS/EMR system

? Newly constructed 90,000 sq ft medical office complex

What we Offer

? Generous salary plus incentive bonus

? $25,000 sign-on bonus

? Health, life, vision and disability insurance as well as retirement benefits

? Occurrence based malpractice insurance, professional dues

? Relocation allowance

About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

? 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 Joint Commission-certified stroke center with 24/7 care and a renowned interventional neurology program

? 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.

? UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer

? 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians

? Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals

? Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites

? UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care

? Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, ranked among the top recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

About the Community

? Located in the Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region

? Very reasonable cost of living

? Family-oriented community

? Excellent school systems

? Abundant cultural amenities including hiking, biking, paddling, fishing and skiing at nearby state parks, resorts and rail trails, Big10 sports, national touring performing artists

? Active social scene from neighboring State College, home to Penn State?s University Park campus.

? Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC.

? Unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities

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