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UPMC Central PA is seeking an Informaticist and Clinical Physician to Join our Team

UPMC Central PA
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 17, 2025

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC in Central PA has an exciting opportunity for a Physician Informaticist (PI) to play a critical role in providing education and support to provider teams across the UPMC Central Pa system to improve their efficiency and utilization of the EPIC EHR platform, as well as play an integral role in providing high-quality, compassionate, clinical care.

At UPMC, we are proud to offer our providers:

  • Robust onboarding programs, training, and follow-up to support success for new providers
  • Support among peers and leadership, an open-door policy, and a team approach
  • Tuition discounts at University of Pittsburgh for physicians and immediate family
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Job security - we?re growing!

About the Position:

  • The PI position will be a full-time, 1.0 FTE position which will be split into a 50% clinical role and 50% informaticist role.
  • Participate in Continuous Informatics Education and keeping current on new functionality.
  • Participate with ?builder buddy? in developing, testing, and validating changes to EPIC and Project work.
  • Support Providers in their assigned area(s) 1) training (1:1), 2) Go live support, 3) ambulatory site evaluation and process improvement 4) upgrade support.
  • Participate in governance committees.
  • 1:1 coaching with providers as deemed necessary by the regional medical director.
  • Oversight of clinical EHR orientation and onboarding
  • Provide EPIC upgrade training for providers ? help in implementation of training plan for ambulatory providers in conjunction with CMIO.
  • Develop/implement continuous efficiency training model for providers, inclusive of 1:1, didactic training and asynchronous offerings.
  • PI will be expected to serve as subject matter expert and EPIC champion regarding project implementations and during upgrade evaluation.

Desired Candidate:

  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Family or Internal Medicine
  • 3+ years of proficiency working with the EPIC Electronic Health Record System
  • 3+ years of clinical experience
  • Knowledge of relevant operational and clinical workflow
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate patient care
  • Ability to work as part of a team approach while providing personalized care and favorable clinical outcomes


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, life, and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME time
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

About South Central Pennsylvania

  • Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey?s Chocolate World.
  • Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania?s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes ? a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia ? it?s a great place to grow a career and family
  • Listed among ?America?s Most Livable Cities,? and ranked in U.S. News & World Report?s ?Best Cities to Live.? We are a two to three hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

About UPMC Central Pa

UPMC Central Pa is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds

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