Emergency Medicine Physician-Somerset Hospital

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 Somerset Hospital, to hire an Emergency Medicine Physician. The Physician hired will be a full-time UPMC employee working alongside Somerset Hospital employees on a full-time basis.
The Department of Emergency Medicine provides Level II emergency care by a trained, board certified emergency physician 24-hours a day. This spacious 15 room department is staffed with critical care trained; ACLS and PALS certified nursing staff.
Population served includes members of the county, users of the county's outdoor summer and winter recreational facilities and interstate travelers on the nearby turnpike and highways. Emergency care at this facility includes the immediate treatment of any medical or surgical emergency, the initiation of life saving procedures in all types of emergency situations and the provision of emergency care for chronic medical conditions and minor illnesses and injuries for patients of all ages. The Emergency Department has cared for over 30,000 patients in the past 18 months.
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 & on call
Location: 225 South Center Avenue, Somerset, PA 15501
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

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