Psychiatrist Altoona

Primary Health Network
Facility: Primary Health Network 
Various Locations, PA  
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Opportunity Details

Pennsylvania's largest Community Health Center, is seeking a full-time Psychiatrist to work in our outpatient behavioral health office located in Altoona, PA to provide the full range of out-patient comprehensive psychiatric care to patients from pediatrics through senior citizens.

Requirements to include:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry; Current PA License; Current DEA License;
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records;
  • Ability to provide quality, comprehensive, continuity of medical care in a compassionate manner with minimum supervision.


  • Competitive salary (high $200,000’s) commensurate with experience and yearly bonus potential based on productivity
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday/CME time off; Health/Dental/Vision Family Coverage
  • 403B Retirement Program; Disability & Life Insurance; FTCA Malpractice Coverage;
  • Eligibility for State & Federal Loan Repayment; Signing Bonus; Residency Stipends; Relocation Costs
  • CME Allowance; Payment of Societal & Membership Dues, License, DEA, etc.

The candidate will work closely with (5) psychiatrists; (5) PMHNP; (8) LCSW; nursing, and support staff. We see approximately 3000 patient visits per month which include psychiatry and therapy. Our nursing staff supports each prescribing professional with gathering all vitals; medication reconciliation, updates to all clinical lists.


About the Community

Altoona is located approximately 2.5 hours East of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours Northwest of Philadelphia. The city has approximately 48,000 residents and offers a great deal of variety for living situations. State College is only 45 minutes to our East which offers a very diverse cultural experience for any family and is known for safety in the community.

About Us

The Primary Health Network, a Federally Qualified Health Center, provides quality primary care services and access to specialty care commensurate with the needs of the people in the communities we serve. Services are offered regardless of age, race, creed, sex, national origin or ability to pay.
At Primary Health Network we strive to assist our patients toward a fuller, healthier lifestyle. We offer primary care and specialty care in 17 counties throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio. PHN accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most commercial insurances; sliding fee billing is based on household income and family size, and is available to those who qualify.

Contact Information
Contact: Shelley Sant 
Phone: (724) 704-8889 x401
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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