EP Cardiology Opening in Altoona, PA
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Cardiology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/13/24
**EP Cardiology opening - Altoona, PA** Located 98m to Pittsburgh J1, H1b eligible **Position Details** - Full-time, permanent - Join a cardiology practice of 2 interventional cardiologists, 1 non-invasive, 2 electrophysiologists, and 1 heart failure specialist - Practice has pacemaker clinic and established EP clinic with solid patient base - Primarily outpatient practice with APP support - Patient load of an estimated 25 patients per day - Work schedule in the office Monday Friday 8 am 5 pm; 2 days in clinic, 3 days in EP lab - Call schedule is 1 night per week, Monday Friday and 1 in every 5 weekends - Department includes Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners **2023 Procedure and Volume Statistics:** Cath Lab Statistics: - Patient Visits: 2,511 - Catheterizations: 1,975 - Impella: 13 - Drug Eluting Stent: 814 - Rotablador: 27 - Watchman: 309 - TAVR: 64 EP Lab Statistics: - Patient Visits: 1,187 - Pacemaker insertions: 177 - Bi-V Pacemaker: 20 - ICD Insertion: 56 - Bi-V ICD: 65 - Loop Recorder Insert: 177 - EP Study: 23 - Ablation simple: 171 - Ablation complex: 361 **Compensation/Benefits** - Relocation assistance - Sign-on bonus - $4,000 CME allowance - Competitive base salary commensurate with experience - Outstanding benefit package including health, dental, life, vision and disability insurance - Retirement plan with employer match **About the Group** - 400-bed regional tertiary health care system for residents in central Pennsylvania - Joint Commission certified thrombectomy capable stroke center with 24/7 care and a renowned interventional neurology program - Other signature services include Level ll Trauma Center, Cancer Center, Heart & Vascular Institute, Womens - 400 primary care and specialty credentialed physicians on medical staff - A patient safety grade in Leapfrogs most recent hospital safety survey - 4-star quality hospital, as rated by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS). - HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence award recipient by the American College of Cardiology. **About the Community:** - You can choose to live in the Altoona/Hollidaysburg area or State College (hometown of Penn State University's main campus). Both communities offer safe and enriching environments to enjoy work/life balance - Located in the Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region - Very reasonable cost of living - Excellent school systems - Abundant cultural amenities including theatre, symphony, minor league baseball, transportation history, festivals, Big10 sports and national touring performing artists - Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC. - Mountains to climb and ski, rivers and lakes to paddle and fish, trails and roadways to bike, numerous golf courses, tennis and pickle ball courts right here! - Everything you need within a 15-minute drive no rush hour traffic, no parking fees