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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Baker City
City:Baker City
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:General Surgery
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:  General Surgery

Practice Scope: Full-spectrum general surgery practice (including endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures) within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, a critical access hospital (CAH)

Primary Location: Clinic and hospital-based practice on campus

Practice Model: Employment

Status: Full-time

Availability: 2018

Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree (MD/DO); successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited general surgery residency program; current, unrestricted full medical license in Oregon and Idaho; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA; board certification through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment).

Work Schedule: Typical schedule involves a minimum of 32 hours per week of patient contact time to include clinic responsibilities as well as hospital procedures, rounding and consults plus evenings and weekend call. 

Call: In development with the Saint Alphonsus Ontario General Surgery program.

EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®
paper charting to be converted to EHR June 2018; computerized scheduling and e-prescribing

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 420+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a residency trained general surgeon with training and experience in endoscopic and laparoscopic approaches, who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and desires to develop a general surgery practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group and the regional surgical needs of the Saint Alphonsus Health System.

Requirements include a strong clinical background and completion of a general surgery residency and ABS or AOBS board certification in general surgery. The opportunity also requires Oregon and Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC- Baker City and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System’s regional general surgery program across all the communities we serve as well as an expectation to model our organization’s core values of reverence, a commitment to those who are poor, justice, stewardship and integrity.To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Highlights
Baker City, Oregon is situated in the valley between the rugged Elkhorn Mountains and the jagged, snowy Eagle Cap Mountains. Interstate 84 easily connects Baker City to several major metropolitan areas, including Boise (125 miles east), Portland and Seattle. Baker City’s population has remained very stable over time at approximately 10,000. The region is an outdoor recreation enthusiast’s playground with fishing, hunting, rafting, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits. Majestic mountain ranges tower over blue ribbon streams and rivers. Rich forests are punctuated by clear, high-mountain lakes. Baker City offers an outstanding quality of life and a premier rural living experience. For more information on Baker City, Oregon, please visit www.bakercity.comn nearby mountain slopes.


Practice Type: Multi spec.gr.
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:Available
Vacation (weeks/details):PTO
Facility Description:

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City (SAMC – Baker City) is a critical access hospital in eastern Oregon with a Level IV Emergency Department (roughly 7,500 visits per year). The hospital has 2 monitored critical care beds and 19 beds in a medical-surgical inpatient nursing unit; inpatient services also include a step-down unit. The hospital also has two spacious ORs with 24-7 CRNA coverage. On-site ancillary services include: lab, radiology (80 slice CT), ultrasound, respiratory therapy, IV infusion (incl. chemotherapy), et al. Mobile MRI services are also available on a weekly basis.

The hospital’s active medical staff includes but is not limited to the following: an Orthopedic Surgeon, a General Surgeon, an Ophthalmologist, four Family Practitioners, a Family Practice/Sports Medicine physician, an Internist, a Rheumatologist, etc. Visiting specialists provide on-site clinic services on the hospital campus at least monthly and include the following specialties: ENT, Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, General Cardiology and Electrophysiology, Medical Oncology, Dermatology, and a Foot and Ankle Orthopedic clinic. Moreover, the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group has an extensive array of subspecialties available on a consultative and referral basis and the System’s tertiary care regional medical center, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, is an ACoS certified Level II Trauma Center in Boise, Idaho. SAMC – Baker City also is part of the Saint Alphonsus telemedicine clinical network, integrating telemedicine into the patient care experience with its remote presence robots in order to provide healing and hope close to home.

To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, Baker City, please visit http://www.saintalphonsus.org/bakercity

Community Description:

Community Highlights

Baker City offers an outstanding quality of life and a premier rural living experience. The Baker City region is a center for summer hiking and camping, and during the winter Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort offers a host of fun activities, including downhill and Nordic skiing, snowboarding and snow shoeing. Snowmobiling in both the Eagle Cap Wilderness area of the Wallowa Mountains and the Sumpter area is world-class with more trails available than anywhere else in the nation. For more information on Baker City, Oregon, please visit www.bakercity.com

Baker City is located 127 miles Northwest of Boise Idaho.  A commercial center in the Northwest, the Treasure Valley (Boise Metro area) is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports.  See more about the Boise Metro Area at http://boise.org/  and http://www.bvep.org/facts/quick-facts.aspx.

Community Size:Small/Rural
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