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Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC)
City:Boise
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Cardiology - Invasive
Opportunity Description:

Location: Boise Hospital (main campus); Outreach clinics 1-2 times per month

Status:  Full Time

Schedule:  Traditional M-F clinic hours

Call: Shared equitably among physicians, General and Electrophysiology 1:6

Salary and Benefits:
•Sign-on Incentives
•Student Loan Repayment
•Relocation
•PTO & CME Allocation
•Malpractice Insurance (Incl. Tail)
•Health/Dental/Vision
•Retirement (403b)

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 450+ provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent opportunity for a general cardiologist to join a 15-member cardiology group practice that is employed by and integrated within Saint Alphonsus Health System.  Boise-based cardiologists participate with hospital administration in co-managing the cardiovascular service line. SAMG, with primary and specialty care providers at 74 clinic locations, is also a member of the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a network of over 1,800 employed and independent providers.

The Saint Alphonsus Heart Institute is an outstanding comprehensive cardiovascular program with many other differentiating services which include an accredited Chest Pain center, a Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center, a Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery program, a CVOR that operated on over 400 patients last year, a growing CV Research program, advanced EP lab with Stereotaxis robotics, Lipid Apheresis, and a Women’s Heart Care Program.
 
This position fills a growing niche within the Cardiology Service Line that addresses the specific needs of women related to their cardiology care.  Given heart disease is the leading cause of mortality in women, the position will focus on the unique ways heart disease presents within that population and specifically address those symptoms.  The incumbent will be able to join a rapidly growing comprehensive women's heart program that is developing a unique clinic space to address the needs of that population.  This project will create a state of the art cardiac care medical environment that responds to those unique needs and concerns.  It is expected that this sub-specialty clinic will set the standard for outcomes and patient satisfaction within the Heart Institute.

Requirements include a strong cardiovascular disease background with excellent training as well as a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group.  In providing this support in a multi-disciplinary and collegial fashion, you will obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health System’s heart care programs across all communities we serve. This opportunity also requires granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals as needed. Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) is the regional leader in telemedicine innovation and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate the use of telemedicine into their practice to reach and better serve more remote communities.

Support: 12 APPs; 3 CT Surgeons; 3 Vascular Surgeons; Cardiac ICU; CVOR & CVICU; 74 SAMG primary and specialty clinic locations; Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance network of over 1,800 employed and independent providers; Level II Trauma Center & ED.

Requirements:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree
- Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited cardiovascular disease residency and fellowship program.
- Board certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Cardiovascular Diseases OR the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) with certification of special qualification (CSQ) in Cardiology - or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment.
- Current, unrestricted full license in Idaho and Oregon to practice medicine in all its phases.
- Obtain granting of privileges at SAMC- Boise and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed; valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and DEA.
- Secure appropriate hospital medical staff privileges to include cardiac catheterizations (left and right heart catheterizations), electrocardiograms, holter and echocardiogram interpretation, stress treadmill testing & supervision, stress echos, defibrillator and pacemaker checks.
- Nuclear cardiology skills are welcome but not required.  Echo board certification is also welcome but not a requirement of the position.  Clinical interest in managing heart failure patients is desirable.

Community: Boise, Idaho's Capital City anchors a vibrant and growing mid-sized metropolitan area of 690,000 people.  An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with a flourishing arts and entertainment scene, the region offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, neighborhood parks and nearby forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.  The Boise Metro Area is consistently listed as one of the best places in the country to live, work and play! For more information on Boise, ID please visit www.cityofboise.org.

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74 clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation.  www.saintalphonsus.org.

To submit your CV, or for more information, contact Jason Schultz at jason.schultz@saintalphonsus.org or (208) 302-9132.

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

About Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Saint Alphonsus is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the region’s principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary critical care services. It is also the region’s only ACoS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16. Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature.

As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community based. It focuses on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment; is renowned for its state-of-the-art digital environment and pioneering technologies including advanced imaging capabilities; and is known for its award-winning clinical services.

The medical center is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System, a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system serving the full range of the health and wellness needs of the people in southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Catholic Healthcare East (CHE) Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation.  To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit http://www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Description:

BOISE, IDAHO

As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a 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 News identified Idaho as the Best State and Boise as the Best City to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

Community Size:MediumMetro Area/Big city
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