**Breast Imaging Radiology opening: Altoona, Pennsylvania**
Located 100 miles from Pittsburgh, PA
J1 and H1 Visa Eligible
**About the Opportunity:**
~ Full-Time, permanent
~ Seeking BC/BE Breast Imaging Radiologist to step into busy, fully established, practice. Competitive Compensation Package, Comprehensive Benefits Package includes health, dental, vision insurance; pension, generous CME allowance.
~ Hospital employed position
~ Single specialty group
~ Monday-Friday with equal rotations on afternoons and weekends
~ No mammography call
~ General radiology back-up call: 1:11, however, there is 24-7 Teleradiology backup. Radiologist only need to provide after hours coverage in the event of PACS downtime which is extremely rare.
~ Group is comprised of 8 Neuroradiology/MSK/Body imaging, 2 Mammographers (each part-time); 4 interventional radiologists and 2 nuclear medicine/PET radiologists.
~ Comprised of a total of 16 Radiologists: 11 full-time and 5 part-time. 8 Neuroradiology/MSK/Body Imaging; 2 Mammographers (each part-time), 4 interventional radiologists, and 2 nuclear medicine/PET radiologists.
~ The Group provides 200,000+ reads per year.
~ Recruitment is underway due to pending retirements and practice growth.
~ Base salary $325,000
~ Bonus Range - $75,000-$275,000
~ Total compensation : $400,000-$600,000
~ Health insurance
~ Life Insurance
~ Minimum 8 weeks PTO/CME, Maximum 14 weeks PTO/CME
~ CME/business expenses $7500
~ 400 bed, regional healthcare provider serving a 6 county area in Central PA
~ PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited lvl II trauma center, a regional cardiology/cardiothoracic surgery center, and a regional cancer center.
~ Provides vascular and endovascular surgery, neurosurgery, behavioral health, vascular & wound care, and is a JCAHO-Accredited Stroke Center
**About the Group**
~ Medical Staff = 400+ practicing physicians, including 80+ primary care physicians (FP and General IM), interventional cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, ENT, nephrology, neurology, medical and radiation oncology, physiatry, and endocrinology.
~ Also includes are a 23-physician hospitalist team, a full-service intensivist staff, and a team of interventional radiologists.
The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community with excellent school systems, abundant cultural amenities, easy access to larger, neighboring cities, and unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities.
~ Altoona Country metro population: 126,000
~ Hospital service area population: 330,000
~ Trauma service area population: 1,000,000: 20 County
**Nearest Major Cities**
~ Pittsburgh: 2 hours
~ Baltimore: 3 hours
~ Washington, DC: 3 hours
~ Philadelphia: 4 hours
~ New York City: 5 hours
~ Penn State University
~ Penn State Altoona - local Penn State 4 year degree campus
~ St. Francis University
~ Mt. Aloysius College
~ Juniata College
~ University of Pittsburg at Johnstown
~ Many malls/shopping centers, national andregional chain stores: Macys, Pennys, Sears, Boscovs, Barnes and Noble, Target, K-Mart, Old Navy, Wal-Mart, Sams Club, and Best Buy.
~ Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Historic Mishler Theater, Allegheny Highlands Regional Theater, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Allegheny Ballet Company, Penn State Artist Series and Eisenhower Auditorium for Broadway tours and Bryce Jordan for national tours, Misciagna Family Center for performing Arts on the Penn State Altoona campus.
~ Blue Knob Ski Resort, Lake Raystown, Double A Pittsburgh Pirate Affiliate Altoona Curve Baseball, several State parks for camping, fly fishing, boating, hiking, local amusement parks, several golf courses and country clubs, Rails to Trails, Penn State football, many opportunities for individual and family outdoor sports, Galactic Ice indoor ice skating.