Job Description

Job Title: Internal Medicine Physician - Faculty - McKeesport
Job ID: 180001CD
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: ZCMS1 McKeesport Internal Med
Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132

Description

Why UPMC?  Over the last 20 years, UPMC has ushered in a new era of health care excellence in Pittsburgh, western Pennsylvania, and locations around the world. UPMC has evolved from a single psychiatric hospital into a $16 billion integrated global health enterprise closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh.

 

The UPMC McKeesport Residency Program is seeking a board certified General Internal Medicine Physician with experience teaching residents or have completed a faculty development fellowship to work in the Community Medicine, Inc. department.   


UPMC McKeesport is dedicated to providing the right care, every time, which is the guiding mission of all UPMC McKeesport staff. From our surgeons in the operating room, to our nurses at the bedside, our staff is committed to excellence in the delivery of health care services to our patients.  The hospital offers 231 beds for acute care patients, 56 beds for patients who need skilled nursing care and recently opened an Acute detox unit with rehab that has 27 beds.  It is also the only hospital-based rehab and detox unit in the region.

 

UPMC McKeesport is an accredited Stage Six institution in Electronic Health Record utilization, one of 152 hospitals worldwide to achieve this level of implementation as recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Widely recognized for its commitment to quality care, UPMC McKeesport is ranked #4 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for compliance with all core quality benchmarks.

For the third consecutive year, The Joint Commission has selected UPMC McKeesport as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. This program annually recognizes hospitals that are leading the way nationally in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to be the best treatments for certain conditions.  In addition, the hospital was awarded continued accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); and due to exceptional outcomes, we have been recognized as a leader in Quality Check (a comprehensive guide to hospital performance measure results).The award recognizes UPMC McKeesport’s exemplary performance in four key areas:  Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care.


UPMC McKeesport is among only a few hundred hospitals throughout the country that have been recognized.  

What would I be responsible for/expect in this position?

  • Teaching residents in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • Foster and develop an educational environment conducive to educating residents in the ACGME competencies
  • Maintain an environment of inquiry and scholarship with an active research component/submittal for publication
  • Facilitate and participate in organized clinical discussions, rounds, journal clubs and conference
  • Regular – Full Time status
  • Daylight shift with a call-in rotation
  • Located at 1321 Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132
  • Current Staff:  1 Program Director, 1 Associate Director, 3 Faculty

Qualifications

What would qualify me for the faculty position?

  • ABIM certification
  • PA Medical License and DEA
  • Highly preferred 3 – 5 years teaching residents/strong interest in teaching or have completed a faculty development fellowship

With UPMC, you can take advantage of:

  • Competitive base salary plus incentive bonus
  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403b plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME to Medical Staff Dues and CME allowance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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