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Medical Oncologist/Hematologist

  • Job ID: 2100048M
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department:
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Join a growing program in the world renowned UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Altoona. We are currently recruiting a BC/BE medical oncologist/hematologist.  

  • Practice in a spacious center on the campus of UPMC Altoona hospital, dedicated to the latest in personalized medical and radiation oncology treatments and clinical trials.
  • Work with an experienced team of medical oncologists/hematologists, a nurse practitioner, oncology nurses and support staff.
  • Enjoy unprecedented growth in a busy practice that includes outpatient and inpatient medical consults, chemotherapy, lab and supportive therapy visits.  
  • Provide care in the clinic and hospital Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.
  • Share 1:5 call with your physician colleagues.

About the Hospital

  • UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) is a 400-bed regional, tertiary hospital with a six-county primary service area in central Pennsylvania, with over 400 physicians on its medical staff.
  • UPMC Altoona is a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission-certified stroke center with comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, interventional neurology, robotics, behavioral health, vascular and wound care
  • Altoona Regional Health Services (ARHS) employs over 150 physicians and 75 advance practice providers in nearly all specialties.

Competitive compensation package with generous sign-on bonus includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability Insurance
  • Family Insurance Coverage
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Occurrence Based Malpractice Insurance
  • Generous CME allowance and PTO

About Our Community

Altoona is a small city surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania, with 5 major northeast metropolitan areas within a 2 – 5 hour drive. Our region offers a friendly and uncomplicated way of life filled with cultural and recreational opportunities, where children can grow up in a safe and enriching community. Hiking, biking, paddling, fishing and skiing are popular at nearby state parks, resorts and rail trails. Big10 sports, national touring performing artists, and an active social scene are among the highlights of neighboring State College, home to Penn State’s University Park campus.

Qualifications

Physician candidates must be board certified or eligible. J1 or H1 visa candidates are invited to apply.

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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