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UPMC Altoona (part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network) offers exceptional career growth opportunities and stability as part of a financially strong and thriving world-class health system. The 400-bed regional health care system provides care to nearly 350,000 residents in central Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is a level II trauma center, regional oncology center, and a Joint Commission certified stroke center. The hospital provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular surgery, behavioral health, vascular and wound care. The Health System’s medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care physicians and specialists.
About Our Community
Altoona is a small city surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania, with major northeast metropolitan areas within a 2-5 hour drive. Our region offers a friendly and uncomplicated way of life filled with cultural and recreational opportunities, where children can grow up in a safe and enriching community. Hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, golf 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.