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Meridian Health Plaza
City:Meridian
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Internal Medicine
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:  Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics

Practice Scope: Ambulatory practice

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Primary Location: Meridian Health Plaza

Practice Model: Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: Immediate

Requirements: A doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited internal medicine residency program; current, unrestricted license in Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA; board certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment). Preferred: experience in outpatient settings; training, experience and/or certification in geriatrics.

Work Schedule: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday;
no less than 36 hours of scheduled patient contact time

Call: Practice call shared with other eligible members in the SARMC Department of Family Medicine (Currently 1:24).  Adult and Pediatric inpatient coverage provided by the SARMC hospitalist service.  Practice call shared with SAMG family medicine providers (presently 1:23).

EMR/EHR: NextGen® Ambulatory transitioning to Athena
Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 400+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking Internal Medicine/Geriatric physicians to work full-time at its Meridian Health Plaza. Our group seeks internists who are committed to an interdisciplinary team-based approach to care and who provide high-quality primary care in a compassionate manner, treating a full spectrum of patients to include birth to end of life.
 
The affiliated hospital, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC), operates a 24-7 adult medicine hospitalist service as well as an OB hospitalist program. The adult medicine hospitalists are the primary admitting service for the vast majority of primary care providers in the Saint Alphonsus network.  The group manages a high acuity medical service, is integrally involved with the stroke program, works in co-management with orthopedics, and is looking to further expand perioperative services and consult services.

Requirements include a strong clinical background and a desire to develop a full-time practice to support the patients and families the plaza serves.  Endoscopic procedures are not part of the scope of practice for this position as these services are delivered by a Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance (SAHA) partner, Boise Digestive Health. As a member of the medical group, you will also need to obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health System’s family medicine program across all communities we serve.  The opportunity also requires the granting of privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC).

The ideal candidate will commit to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organization’s core values of reverence, a commitment to those who are poor, justice, stewardship and integrity. As a member of the medical group, you will also need to obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health System’s family medicine program across all communities we serve.  The opportunity also requires the granting of privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC).

About Saint Alphonsus Meridian Health Plaza
Saint Alphonsus Meridian Health Plaza is located in the heart of Meridian's growing neighborhoods at Ten Mile and Cherry Lane – easily accessible off of Interstate 84 (I-84) at the 10 Mile Road exit. The Health Plaza caters to community members seeking wellness, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation in a convenient and accessible environment. With comprehensive healthcare services offered for the whole family and urgent care services available 7 days a week, it offers a multitude of services in one convenient location to include: urgent care – open seven days a week; primary care services include internal medicine, family practice, occupational medicine and urgent care—accepting new patients; diabetes care & education; sleep disorders center; orthopedics; heart care; lab draw services; physical therapy, occupational therapy (including hand therapy), pelvic floor and low vision therapy; and a Community Health Education Center – offering wellness classes on-site.To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Highlights
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 640,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports. Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise also offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.
Several high-profile publications rank the Boise metro area as one of the best places in the country to do business and live.

•Outside Magazine recently said, “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.”

•Forbes recently ranked the Boise metro area 2nd for raising a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.

•CNN/Money ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.

•Medscape Medical News identifies Boise and Idaho as the Best City and State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

 

Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:Available
Vacation (weeks/details):PTO Malpractice:Yes
Community Description:

Boise Metropolitan Area

The Boise Metropolitan Area, also known as the Treasure Valley, is anchored by the cities of Boise, Nampa and Meridian.  With a population of more than 630,000, this southwestern Idaho region is a commercial center in the Northwest, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment.

The Treasure Valley offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers. In addition to Idaho's culture of physician independence making it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician, several high-profile publications rank the area as one of the best places in the country.  Here are just a few of the national accolades received in recent years:

  • Forbes Magazine (April 2012) - Of the largest MSAs, Boise ranks #2 on Forbes list of Best Places to Raise a Family (based on median income, overall cost of living, housing affordability, commuting delays, percentage of families owning homes, crime rate and education quality).
  • Medscape News (May 2012) - Identified Idaho as the Best Place to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S. and specifically noted Boise as a community to consider.
  • CNN Money (September 2011) - Ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.
  • Outside Magazine, 2010 Best Town in the Western U.S. - “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.”

Community Highlights – Nampa, Idaho

Nampa, Idaho, is Idaho’s 2nd largest city with a population of more than 83,000 residents.  Situated in Canyon County, Nampa lies 20 miles west of Boise, is located in the center of the Boise Metro Area and is less than 20 miles from the Boise Airport. Located along Interstate 84, the area boasts excellent transportation corridors in all four directions.

The city of Nampa is experiencing dramatic growth in its residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Nampa's family-friendly community has a distinct cultural heritage and its historic downtown stands poised for a renaissance. Civic amenities enhance the excitement of a culturally rich urban core and translate into a dynamic place to live and work.

For multiple years, Nampa has been named among the Top 100 Communities for Youth.   Nampa’s schools, library, Boys and Girls Club and numerous non-profit community events and agencies give young people opportunities to grow.  Nampa is also home to Northwest Nazarene University, the Idaho Hispanic Cultural Center, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and Celebration Park – showcasing Native American art from over 12,000 years ago.  With wineries, golf courses, museums, concerts, a farmer’s market and annual rodeos, it’s easy for Nampa to live up to the motto, “Small town feeling - Big time fun!”

Nampa boasts tremendous recreation opportunities, with swimming, boating, fishing, off-road trails, hiking and bird watching. Just 15 miles south of town, the Snake River winds through a dramatic desert canyon. The Boise Mountains (30 miles to the north) and Owyhee Mountains (30 miles to the south) provide ample opportunities for skiing, alpine hiking, hunting, rock climbing, and amazing sightseeing. There are vast public lands perfect for exploring, biking and camping.  The city sits at an elevation of 2,480 feet, and the high desert climate offers four seasons with mild winters.

Nampa and its surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none.  Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe place to raise a family and outdoor recreation opportunities are just some of what makes Nampa the great place it is! For more information on Nampa, Idaho, please visit www.ci.nampa.id.us.

Community Highlights – Kuna, Idaho

Kuna, Idaho is the Gateway City to the Birds of Prey National Habitat Area and is at the forefront of the Western Heritage Byways Project. Part of the Boise Metro Area, the city is located 15 miles southwest of Boise's downtown area.

Kuna has experienced growth over the last several years extending its boundaries to within just 4 miles of the city limits of Boise.  Kuna is a community of approximately 16,000 residents, rooted as an agricultural area that is a rapidly growing progressive community, supported by an active Chamber of Commerce, a sense of community pride, and a high level of citizen involvement.  Kuna prides itself in good schools, responsive businesses, and fine churches. The city is proud of its heritage, its hard working residents, a strong independent streak and past accomplishments.

Kuna has plenty of open space and outdoor recreation opportunities.  Running through downtown, the greenbelt along the shores of Indian Creek is the perfect place to walk, jog or take a leisurely bike ride.  South of town is the Snake River and Swan Falls Dam Recreation Area.  And don’t forget to check out Kuna Cave – a lava tube cave that legend has it, was used to hide gold from a heist years ago.

Community Highlights - Fruitland, Idaho

Fruitland, Idaho is located in southwestern Idaho, near the Oregon border. Fruitland, a small rural community of just over 4,600 residents, is the geographic center of the surrounding cities of Ontario, Payette, Weiser, and New Plymouth.  Located along the Snake River, it is the first city and western entrance to Idaho’s picturesque Treasure Valley. Fruitland’s elevation is 2,225 feet and is flanked by the Snake River on the west, the Payette River on the north and farmland on the south and east. As its name indicates, it is the center of one of the most productive fruit growing areas in Idaho.

Fruitland is a wonderful place to raise a family, offering great schools, shopping and a number of recreational opportunities. It is a youthful and thriving community, with a median resident age of 33 years and a population that increased 23% since 2000. A strong sense of community remains integral to life in Fruitland, as sincere and friendly people are enthusiastically involved in neighborhood activities.  Fruitland has a pleasant mix of old and new and is a great place to work, play, and live.

Recreational activities are a highlight of the surrounding area.  The beautiful Owyhee Mountains and Boise National Forest are within a short drive.  Just north of the Treasure Valley, world class river rafting can be found on the Payette River.  The Snake River flows to the south and is home to many wineries and fruit farms.  This rural and small town setting is complemented by the fact that the big-city amenities of Boise, Idaho are less than an hour away.

Across the Snake River – which serves as the area’s Idaho-Oregon border – lies Ontario, Oregon. The cities of Fruitland and Ontario serve as the retail, service and medical center hub for 70,000 people within a 20-mile radius.  Access to Boise from these cities is incredibly convenient via Interstate 84. U.S. Highway 95 connects Fruitland to recreation areas in northern and southern Idaho and Oregon Highways 20/26, 30 and 201 all pass through Ontario.  For more information on Fruitland, Idaho, please visit http://www.fruitland.org/.

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