Orthopaedic Surgeon – UPMC Central PA – Shoulder specialist – Sign-on bonus!

    May 25, 2024


    UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is recruiting an Orthopedic Surgeon with interest and experience in shoulder 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.

    • Join a full-service practice with 5 orthopedic surgeons, 9 Physician Assistants and a non-surgical sports medicine physician
    • Trauma call 1:5
    • Practice call 1:5
    • In-office imaging and PACS/EMR system
    • Newly constructed 90,000 sq ft medical office complex
    • Hospital has 18 ORs; Ambulatory Surgery Center had 6 ORs
    • Team physicians for local Division 1 University

    What we Offer

    • Generous salary plus incentive bonus
    • Sign-on bonus
    • PTO, CME time & allowance
    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
    • Employer matched retirement program
    • Occurrence-based malpractice insurance, professional dues
    • Relocation allowance

    About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

    • UPMC Altoona is a 400-bed regional tertiary hospital serving west central Pennsylvania.
    • UPMC Altoona is an accredited level II trauma, stroke and chest pain center, and a regional oncology center.
    • Additional signature services include comprehensive cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, behavioral health, bariatrics, maternity, robotic surgery, and wound care.
    • The hospital is a 4-star CMS hospital with a Leapfrog A grade in patient safety.
    • The medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care and specialty physicians, including full-service hospitalists, intensivists and a team of interventional radiologists.
    • 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

    About the Community

    • Choose to live in the Altoona/Hollidaysburg/Duncansville area offering safe and enriching environments to enjoy work/life balance.
    • Located in the Altoona/Blair County/West 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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