Job Description

Job Title: Emergency Medicine Physician-Uniontown Hospital
Job ID: 180001F7
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: All shifts & on call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Emergency Medicine
Department: Uniontown ED
Location: 500 West Berkeley Street, Uniontown PA 15401


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.


As one of the largest physician groups in Pennsylvania, UPMC Emergency Medicine enables health care professionals to efficiently and expertly address emergency medical situations.


UPMC Emergency Medicine serves as a recruitment and staffing resource for partner hospitals, provides continuing education opportunities to emergency health care providers, and runs a Prehospital Care Program that combines the educational resources of the University of Pittsburgh with the clinical expertise of UPMC.


UPMC Emergency Medicine has partnered with Uniontown Hospital, to hire an Emergency Medicine Physician.  The Physician hired will be a full-time UPMC employee working alongside Uniontown Hospital employees on a full-time basis. 


The Emergency Department at Uniontown Hospital is a 43-bed department providing care to more than 50,000 patients annually.  The department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed by at least one Board Certified Physician.  The Emergency Department provides medical screening exams and evaluations, as well as treatment to patients presenting with illness or injury ranging from minor health incidents to life-threatening situations. 


The Emergency Department is highlighted by exceptional care for patients presenting with stroke symptoms or acute myocardial infarctions.  The department works hand-in-hand with the hospital’s award-winning, Stroke Center, certified by the Joint Commission, and with our award-winning Cardiology Department to ensure rapid medical intervention for patients suffering heart attacks or stroke.


The Emergency Department includes two trauma resuscitation rooms, an ENT specialty room, a gynecological room, and an isolation room.  Specialized equipment includes stroke telemedicine, rapid fluid infuser, pediatric telemedicine and hot line fluid warmer.


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

  • Physician will treat patients in Emergency Room to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis
  • Physician must be able to evaluate a variety of acuity, think and act quickly to make a tentative diagnosis and determine the appropriate course of treatment
  • Physician will work as part of a team with providers and other members of the emergency staff
  • UPMC focuses on physician wellness that includes staffing ratios of generally less than two patients per hour
  • Regular – Full Time status
  • Shift:  All shifts and on call
  • Location:  500 West Berkeley Street, Uniontown, PA 15401


What would qualify me for the position?

  • Emergency Medicine Board Eligible/Board Certified
  • Must be qualified for a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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