UPMC Cole is a modern, progressive non-profit healthcare system located in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, with a service area covering 55,000 people living in six counties in North Central Pennsylvania and Western New York. The UPMC Cole system consists of UPMC Cole hospital, the Cole Memorial Medical Group, Home Health and Hospice, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and the Patterson Cancer Care Center.
UPMC Cole is a 25 bed critical access hospital in a modern facility located on a large, well-maintained campus and represents the majority of medical and surgical specialties. The hospital is equipped with four newly built or renovated operating rooms, ten obstetrics suites, a six bed ICU, a newly constructed ten bed emergency department and a 44 bed long-term care facility. This high-quality and fiscally-sound facility includes a clinically-sound staff, centered on excellent patient care. Almost all physicians on staff are employed by UPMC Cole.
The Cole Memorial Medical Group is comprised of the primary care and specialty physician practices and the Billing, Information Technology and Decision Support departments and is responsible for staffing and support of all of the clinics, including the Dental Practice. The ten primary care practices and dental practices are located in the communities that surround the hospital.
UPMC Cole is seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working dentist who will thrive as part of a small, well trained and experienced dental staff that will contribute to the team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will settle into the close-knit community that responds well to friendly, caring providers. The physicians in this rural community are highly esteemed and are treated very well by their employer that boasts an impressive physical plant and welcoming staff with great personalities. The organization is very fair and friendly in nature, offering strong compensation packages with production incentives.
DENTAL PRACTICE DESCRIPTION:
Two established practices in Coudersport, PA.
Three Dentists; 5 Dental Hygienists; 6 Dental Assistants; 2 Office Coordinators; 1 Office Manager, and 2 Secretary/Receptionist.
Physician or dentist employment with UPMC Cole is typically an initial agreement for a 36-month term and contains reasonable non-compete and confidentiality terms.
UPMC Cole uses the annual MGMA Physician Production and Compensation Survey to establish guaranteed base annual compensation. In most cases Cole Memorial’s offer of compensation is based on the median, but will depend on other aspects effecting total cash compensation.
A signing bonus, retention bonus or combination of both is negotiable. Bonuses are aligned with UPMC Cole's goals, i.e., a retention bonus must extend the contract commitment for at least two years past the initial term.
Malpractice Insurance [occurrence coverage and Pennsylvania catastrophic coverage (MCare)]
Health Insurance for the Physician and dependents, if any – 3 options
Access to Dental and Vision Insurance at the employee’s expense
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
457B and 403B Retirement plans are immediately available
Relocation reimbursement up to $15,000
Professional association and society dues and reimbursement for CME up to $6,000/contract year for eligible expenses
Employed position with competitive salary
Full-time position schedule is 46 weeks per year; Dentists generally work 36 clinical hours per week total hours being between 40-45 hours weekly.
6 weeks are allotted for vacation, holidays, CME and personal time off