UPMC Altoona Posted Apr 29, 2022

Altoona, PA

Trauma and Emergency General Surgery

Join a collaborative team that serves over 1 million in central PA

•Level II Trauma Center serving 18-county region
•Over 1,700 trauma patients evaluated/year
•Over 900 EGS consults/year
•ED volume: 68,000/year
•Currently 4 surgeons, recruiting to 6
•Supported by team of 8 PAs

•Flexible scheduling
•24-hour PA coverage
•Competitive base salary
•Sign-on bonus
•Generous CME allowance
•Relocation assistance
•Health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance
•Occurrence-based malpractice insurance
•Retirement plan with employer match

•Board Certified/Eligible in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
•Completion of accredited Fellowship in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care required

Hospital & Health System:
•UPMC Altoona includes a 400-bed acute care regional/tertiary not-for profit hospital, a multi-specialty medical group, and non-profit foundation
•400+ active medical staff
•Signature services include: Joint Commission Accredited Stroke & Chest Pain Center; Heart & Vascular Institute; Hillman Cancer Center; and full complement of medical specialties
•UPMC Altoona is part of the world-renowned UPMC Health System which integrates 90,000+ staff, 40+ hospitals, 700 physician offices, and 3.9 million health plan members.

•Altoona is a small city surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania
•Major northeast metro areas within a 2 to 5-hour drive; local Amtrak and air service available
•Hiking, biking, paddling, golf, skiing at nearby start parks, resorts, rails trails, and courses
•Home of Penn State Altoona campus, Altoona Curve AA Baseball, Altoona Symphony, Mishler Theatre, Southern Allegheny Museum of Art, PA Railroad Museum
•Big10 sports, national touring performing artists, and active social scene in neighboring State College, home to Penn State’s University Park campus.
•Excellent public and private schools and youth programs

How to apply

Email to: Christine Gildea at gildeacr@upmc.edu


620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

UPMC Altoona
Trauma and Emergency General Surgery
Altoona, PA

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