Job Description

Job Title: UPMC South Urgent Care Physician
Job ID: 19000063
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Emergency Medicine
Department: South Hills Urgent Care
Location: 511 Clairton Boulevard, Pittsburgh PA 15236


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 is looking to hire an Emergency Medicine Physician.  The Physician hired will be a full-time UPMC employee working at UPMC South Urgent Care.

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

  • Physician will treat patients in the Urgent Care to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis
  • Physician will work as part of a team with providers and other members of the staff
  • Take medical histories, examine patients, order diagnostic testing, interpret test results, make diagnoses and create treatment plan for patients of all ages
  • Physician must be able to evaluate a variety of acuity, think and act quickly to make a tentative diagnosis to create a treatment plan
  • Coordinate activities with other members of the health team in the administration of patient services
  • Refer patients to the hospital for further examination, diagnosis and treatment as medical condition may warrant
  • Perform minor surgical procedures including laceration repair, incision and drainage and foreign body removal
  • Perform splinting and casting for minor orthopedic injuries
  • Must document patient encounters thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner
  • Conduct follow up calls to patients; handle incoming patient, pharmacy or physician calls
  • Operate as a team alongside physician assistants, medical assistants, radiology technologists, clerical staff and management
  • Adhere to all clinical policies and protocols
  • UPMC focuses on physician wellness with generous staffing ratios
  • Hours:  7am – 11pm
  • Location: 511 Clairton Blvd. Pleasant Hills, PA  15236
  • Regular – Full Time status

Additional services to be offered at this location
  • Laboratory: CBC, electrolytes, D-Dimer, troponin (plus the currently offered CLIA waived tests, but microbiology to be sent out)
  • IV care: fluids for mild/moderate dehydration, first dose of antibiotics
  • Orthopedic care: to include reductions of fractures / dislocations with sedation
  • Point of Care Ultrasound
  • Primary care: PCP feeder program, either on site or by preferred referral
  • Cardiac care: partnership with cardiology, with emergent consult and send out service as appropriate
  • Pharmacy: Limited retail meds for acute conditions, requires only a small closet


What would qualify me for the position?

  • Graduate of accredited medical school
  • Emergency Medicine experience preferred
  • 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
  • Occurrence medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403b plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME allowance
  • Premium pay policies for holidays etc.

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: n/a

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