Specialty: Family Medicine with OB
Practice Scope: Full-spectrum community-based family medicine practice
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, a critical access hospital (CAH)
Primary Location: SAMG Baker Clinic(eastern Oregon) – Situated in Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City
Practice Model: Employment
Status: Full Time
Availability: Immediate but will also consider 2019 candidates
Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree (MD/DO); successful completion of an accredited family medicine residency program; board certification through the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians(AOBFP) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment); full license in Oregon and Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with the Oregon and Idaho Boards of Pharmacy and DEA.
Work Schedule: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday, no less than 34 hours of scheduled patient contact time
Call: Adult inpatient and long-term care patient management (call presently 1:3), initially shared with SAMG/independent primary care physicians.
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®
Ambulatory EHR: Athena
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 450+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a family practitioner (MD/DO) to work full-time at its Valley Medical Clinic in Baker City, OR. SAMG Valley Medical Clinic is dedicated to providing services for a full spectrum of adult medicine patients, including those with pulmonary, diabetic and arthritic/autoimmune conditions. The physician must demonstrate a commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and work cooperatively with associates and other providers to include physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
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. Requirements include a strong clinical background and a desire to develop a full-time medical practice to support the patients and families the clinic serves. In providing this support and as a member of the medical group, you will also need to obtain Oregon and Idaho 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 ambulatory privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and full privileges at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City.
Baker City, Oregon (pop. 10,000) is situated in the valley between the rugged Elkhorn and Eagle Cap Mountains. From the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains to the waters of the Snake River, Baker County (pop. 18,000) 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. Interstate 84 easily connects Baker City to several major metropolitan areas, including Boise (125 miles east), Portland and Seattle. An area rich in cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Baker is wide open for discovery! For more information on Baker City, Oregon, please visit www.bakercity.com.