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Practice as a Pediatric Hospitalist at UPMC in Altoona, PA - 7on/7off schedule!

UPMC West Central PA
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC Altoona is recruiting a Pediatric Hospitalist physician for our hospital in Altoona, PA. The Pediatrician must have an MD or equivalent, be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license. Must have demonstrated experience in performing procedures for neonatology-well born care including neonatal resuscitation, intubation, lumbar puncture, peripheral venous access, umbilical catheter placement, and circumcision. J1 and H1B visa sponsorship available.

Opportunity Details:

  • 14 shifts per month
  • 7on/7off
  • 24-hour in-house is not required during the 7-day week
  • Neonatal NPs provide in-house night coverage and reduce night call-in
  • Coverage of pediatric, nursery and newborn patients as well as inpatient consults
  • Twenty-two bassinets for Level 1, 8 beds for Level 2 neonatal, 1600 deliveries per year and 12-bed pediatric unit
  • Opportunity for extra shifts for additional income
  • Clinical academic appointment
  • Cerner EMR

What we Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • CME allowance of $4,000
  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience plus incentive bonus
  • Outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision and pension and occurrence-based malpractice

About UPMC Children?s Hospital, UPMC Altoona and UPMC

  • UPMC Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh is recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, earning the sixth position on the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America?s Best Children?s Hospitals
  • UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) is a 400-bed tertiary care hospital serving of a six-county service area in central Pennsylvania.
  • UPMC Altoona was recognized in 2023 by U.S. News & World Report as a high performing hospital for maternity care.
  • UPMC Altoona is a level 2 trauma center, regional oncology center, and a JCAHO-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 a large, diversified, multi-hospital tertiary care medical institution and consistently ranks among the top healthcare institutions in the nation.
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine which is consistently ranked among the nation?s leading medical schools

About the Community

  • Choose to live in the Altoona/Hollidaysburg area or State College (hometown of Penn State University's main campus). Both communities offer safe and enriching environments to enjoy work/life balance
  • Located in the Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region
  • Very reasonable cost of living
  • Excellent school systems
  • Abundant cultural amenities including theatre, symphony, minor league baseball, transportation history, festivals, Big10 sports and national touring performing artists
  • 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.
  • Mountains to climb and ski, rivers and lakes to paddle and fish, trails and roadways to bike, numerous golf courses, tennis and pickle ball courts ? right here!
  • Everything you need within a 15-minute drive ? no rush hour traffic, no parking fees

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