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Physician / Neurology / Pennsylvania / Permanent / Neurohospitalist opening in PA between Pittsburgh

Altoona, Pennsylvania
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Regional health care provider serving a six-county area in central Pennsylvania is seeking a BE/BC Neurologist.

The practice currently includes 3 neurologists and 3 APPs with plans to grow to 5 neurologists 2 inpatient and 3 outpatient office practice physicians. Our neurology team provides general neurology, neurophysiology, electro-diagnostic medicine, stroke, neuro-ophthalmology, sleep medicine and Botox migraine treatment to residents within a six-county region.

About The Opportunity

  • 100% of the neuro-hospitalists work is with inpatients in the UPMC Altoona Hospital. Work schedule is 7 days on, 7 days off with on-call coverage during the week on. Work includes rounding on approximately 18-20 inpatients per day, answering an average of 4-6 inpatient consults per day, and responding to in-hospital stroke team activations.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package includes an income guarantee, sign-on bonus, relocation assistance, annual CME stipend, paid vacation, health/dental/vision and life insurance, retirement benefits and malpractice insurance.

Hospital is a level II trauma center, a regional cardiology, cardiac & vascular surgery center, a regional cancer center, and a JCAHO-Accredited Stroke Center. In addition, it provides endovascular surgery, neurointervention and neurosurgery, behavioral health and a vascular and wound care center. The medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists: a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, PA. System operates 40 hospitals, 700 doctors offices and outpatient sites, employs over 4,900 physicians and 87,000+employees, and offers an array of rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities and is closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh.

About Our Community

The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community with excellent school systems, abundant cultural amenities, easy access to larger, neighboring cities, and unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities.

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  • Job Reference: 707092583-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Britt Medical Search
  • Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent