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Physician / Surgery - Trauma / Pennsylvania / Permanent / Trauma & Emergency General Surgery opening

Altoona, Pennsylvania
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
Regional health care provider serving a six-county area in central Pennsylvania is seeking a BE/BC Trauma & Emergency General Surgeon to join its team. Trauma & Emergency General Surgery provides trauma surgery services and acute care general surgery at a 400 bed tertiary care hospital. Trauma service area is comprised of 20 counties and a service area population over 1 million. It is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited level 2 trauma center.
  • Seeking BC/BE surgeon with fellowship training in surgical critical care, acute care surgery or trauma critical care
  • Practice case mix is 65% trauma/35% non-trauma.
  • Group includes 8 physician assistants and a trauma ICU.
  • Annual patient volume is 1800+ patients with approximately 95% being blunt trauma.
  • Surgeons work a flexible schedule with a combination of 10 and 12 hour shifts inclusive of dedicated rotations in trauma, ICU and acute care general surgery.
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package includes health, dental, vision insurance; pension, generous CME allowance

About the Hospital

400-bed regional health care system provides care to nearly 350,000 residents in central Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission certified stroke center. The hospital provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular surgery, behavioral health, vascular and wound care. The Health System s medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.

About Our Community

The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region provides an opportunity to celebrate the change of seasons, appreciate an outdoor lifestyle, and enjoy a balance between work and play. The area is rich in culture, excellent schools, sports, outdoor recreation, shopping and dining experience
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  • Job Reference: 710620088-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent