About The Opportunity
Our team is seeking a BC/BE interventional cardiologist with experience in cardiac catheterization procedures. This opportunity is primarily an outpatient practice with inpatient consults and diagnostic/therapeutic procedures. Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Call schedule is 1:3. Physician will work primarily in Altoona. Competitive compensation and benefits package includes base salary plus productivity bonus, sign-on bonus, relocation, annual CME days and allowance, PTO, health/dental/vision/life and disability insurance, employer-funded retirement plan, and occurrence-based malpractice insurance.
About The Practice
ARHS Blair Medical Associates Cardiology practice includes one interventional cardiologist, one non-invasive cardiologist, two electrophysiologists, one heart failure specialist, one vascular surgeon, four PAs and two CRNPs. We have offices in four locations. UPMC’s Heart & Vascular Institute provides additional vascular, cardiac and thoracic surgeons. The hospital has two EP/cath labs which support Watchman and TAVR procedures. The primary outpatient clinic is in a medical mall, 1-1/2 miles from the hospital, and houses two medical labs, imaging, cardio-pulmonary rehab, PT/OT, sleep lab, walk-in clinic, and a number of primary and specialty physician office.
About Our Health System
UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) is a 400-bed regional healthcare provider serving central Pennsylvania. The hospital hosts a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission certified primary stroke center. Signature services include comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, bariatric and robotic surgery, behavioral health, maternity and wound care. The medical staff is composed of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.
About Our Community
Altoona is a small city surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania, with easy access to 5 major metro areas – offering a friendly and uncomplicated lifestyle filled with cultural and recreational opportunities. 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.
Location/Region: Altoona, PA (16601)