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Job Description

Job Title: Neuro-Hospitalist - UPMC Altoona
Job ID: 2000017M
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 on, 7 off, 12 hour shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Univ. of Pgh Physicians
Department: Hospitalists_Altoona
Location: , Altoona PA


Join a growing team of neurologists in a financially strong and thriving world-class health system. UPMC Altoona is now accepting board certified/board eligible neuro-hospitalist physicians.


The ARHS Blair Medical Neurology team of 3 neurologists and 3 APPs is recruiting 2 additional neurologists for a full complement of 2 inpatient and 3 outpatient physicians to provide general neurology, neurophysiology, electro-diagnostic medicine, stroke and neuro-ophthalmology services. 


100% of the neuro-hospitalists’ work is with inpatients in the UPMC Altoona Hospital which serves nearly 350,000 residents in central PA. 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. Candidate must be BC/BE.


Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes occurrence-based malpractice insurance, employer-funded retirement plan, paid health/dental/vision insurance, life/disability insurance, and more.


Work Location(s):

  • UPMC Altoona – a 400-bed tertiary hospital with a medical staff of over 400 physicians. Accredited level II trauma, stroke, and chest pain center, and a regional oncology center, Heart & Vascular Institute, neurology/neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular surgery.


  • Licensure, Certifications and Clearances:
  • Board Certified or Eligible in Neurology
  • BLS, ACLS Certified
  • Must qualify for a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Act 33, 34, 73

Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefit package
Union Position: no

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: no

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