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Armstrong County Memorial Hospital

Location: Kittanning, PA

ED Volume: 26,000

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Armstrong County Memorial Hospital

1 Nolte Dr.
Kittanning, PA 16201-1711

You got into medicine to do one thing: care for patients. You've come to the right place.

Ours is a physician-owned group, the largest in the nation, meaning we have built a model that allows our physicians to focus on our mission: to care for patients. It also means we are built to last, with the size, resources, and opportunities of a national company.

At US Acute Care Solutions you will get ownership in the group, access to the very best post-residency continuing medical education in the nation, and a culture devoted to constant improvement by practicing evidence, science-based medicine. But most importantly, you’ll get colleagues who, as leaders of their own destiny, are committed to a culture of shared ownership over our common goal: outstanding patient care.

THE BENEFITS OF PHYSICIAN OWNERSHIP:

Equity for all full-time physicians

• Industry-leading, company funded 401k

• Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)

• Outstanding Professional development programs

Student loan refinancing as low as 2.99%

• Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave

• Pioneering Paid Military Leave

• Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)

• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage

• The best medical malpractice including tail coverage

Location flexibility and stability of a national group

Hospital

Featuring all private rooms and a beautiful campus-like setting, Armstrong County Memorial Hospital is a 115-bed facility located 44 miles north of Pittsburgh in Kittanning, Pennsylvania near the banks of the Allegheny River. Supported by a medical staff of approximately 200 physicians, ACMH provides a comprehensive array of services including:

  • Stroke Center designation with teleneurology
  • Established cardiology program with active catheterization lab
  • PCI program
  • Medevac helicopter on site
  • Inpatient psych
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehab units for stroke and orthopedics
  • Full complement of diagnostic radiology

Emergency Department

  • Broad pathology with 17% admission rate includes trauma
  • Beautiful, brand new (March 2015) ED with 26 treatment rooms divided in to two sections – a 15-space acute care area and 11-space express care
  • Meditech EMR and voice-activated dictation
  • Well-equipped including GlideScope and ED ultrasound
  • Hospitalists respond to floor codes
  • Active EMS program with medical command to local services and EMS lounge in ED
  • Complicated pediatric cases and major traumas are transferred
  • Ultrasound technician available 24 hours per day

Schedule

  • 26 hours of physician coverage with shifts as follows:  7 am to 3 pm, 2 pm to 9 pm, and 8pm to 7am

  • Advanced Practice Provider coverage is 11 to 14 hours per day

Community

Kittanning is a borough and county seat situated 44 miles northeast of Pittsburgh along the banks of the Allegheny River. This nice, small city has numerous shops and restaurants in a quaint district near a riverfront park. Several marinas support local watersports and boating. Other outdoor recreation nearby includes excellent hunting, fishing, hiking and biking.

A variety of residential options are easily commutable and include the Fox Chapel, Freeport, Lower Burrell, Sarver and Saxonburg areas which afford great schools and easy access to the metropolitan amenities of Pittsburgh via Route 28.

Pittsburgh has been designated many times as one of the country’s most livable cities. A friendly, hardworking character and sense of pride permeates the region and its unique neighborhoods. Originally a major industrial center, Pittsburgh has made the successful transition to an economy that is largely based on healthcare, education, technology (especially computer software and robotics), and financial services.

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