UPMC Altoona is seeking a Trauma Surgeon to join their growing practice of 4 surgeons.
• Annual trauma volume of 1,800+ patients
• Approx. 95% of trauma is blunt
• Practice case load: 65% trauma / 35% non-trauma
• Surgeons work four weeks on (12 hr shifts), two weeks off — working three weekends out of every six
UPMC Altoona Trauma & Acute Care Surgery provides trauma surgery services and acute care general surgery at UPMC Altoona: a 400 bed Regional hospital. UPMC Altoona’s trauma service area is comprised of 20 counties and a service area population over 1 million. UPMC Altoona is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited level 2 trauma center. Altoona Trauma service includes 6 Physician Assistants.
UPMC Altoona provides exceptional health care to Blair County and surrounding areas. With nearly 3,000 employees, it is the largest employer in the county, and is a tertiary hospital, offering an array of specialized programs and services. UPMC Altoona joined UPMC in July 2013.
UPMC Altoona is a charitable, not-for-profit health care system governed by a volunteer community board of directors.
UPMC Altoona offers more than 200 years of health care experience, over 300 talented and highly recognized physicians, nearly 4,000 specialized and experienced caregivers, and 600 supportive volunteers. The health system serves more than 20 counties throughout Central Pennsylvania.