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Full Time Pathology Job Altoona, PA


2 months ago

Posted by: UPMC

Employer: UPMC

Job Description

The University of Pittsburgh Physicians Department of Pathology is recruiting 2 community Pathologists for their hospital in Altoona, PA. Fellowship training in Cytopathology preferred, but not required. Must be AP/CP ABMS Board Certified or Board Eligible

Position Highlights

  • UPMC Altoona has a surgical pathology volume of over 13,000
  • Surgical cases and 3,000 non-gynecological cytopathology Specimens.
  • Join a team of 2 pathologists
  • Specialty pathology consultations and services are available from academic core pathology services at UPMC in Pittsburgh.
  • Night and weekend call are equally shared
  • Specialty pathology services provide expertise in all areas necessary, as well as sophisticated services in immunohistochemistry, imaging and molecular Anatomic pathology.
  • Visa sponsorship

What we Offer

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including health, vision, dental insurance, medical malpractice coverage, retirement, disability.
  • Employer sponsorship of visa and permanent residency.
  • Six weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Relocation
  • Option for a Clinical Academic appointment
  • CME allowance of $4,110
  • Paid PA licensure as well as 1-2 professional memberships

About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

  • UPMC Altoona Hospital and UPMC Altoona Regional Health System serve a primary service area comprised of six counties in central Pennsylvania with a patient population of 350,000 - 400,000.
  • The secondary and tertiary service areas for trauma and stroke service lines comprise an 18-county area with a total population of 1,000,000.
  • UPMC Altoona is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation-accredited Level 2 trauma center, a regional cardiology, cardiac and vascular surgery center, and a regional cancer center.
  • UPMC Altoona provides endovascular neurology/neuro-intervention and neurosurgery, behavioral health, vascular & wound care, OB care, and pediatric care, and is a JCAHO-Accredited Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center.
  • The UPMC health system, affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer with
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians.
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals.
  • Over 800 doctors' offices and outpatient sites.
  • Innovation in developing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care.
  • Many renowned centers of excellence in transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, geriatrics, and women's health, as well as top-ranked hospitals and service lines.
  • Learn more about UPMC Altoona at and about UPMC at

About the Community

  • The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community, where one can find excellent quality schools with many colleges in the area, countless recreational activities, and a great number of cultural activities.
  • The region is a progressive, yet 'easy living' community. Traffic jams are few, and children can grow up in a safe, secure, and progressive climate. UPMC Altoona is a major healthcare provider in the region.
  • Location: Altoona - South Central Pennsylvania.
  • 130,000 - Altoona Metro Area Population.
  • Excellent schools.
  • Near Penn State University, Penn State Altoona, St. Francis University, Mt. Aloysius College, Juniata College, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
  • Cultural activities include Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Historic Mishler Theater, and Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.
  • Recreational activities include Raystown Lake, Blue Knob Ski Resort, AA Pittsburgh Pirate Affiliate Altoona Curve, and several state parks for camping.
  • Near major cities including Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City.
  • More about Altoona, PA:

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