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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa
City:Boise Metro Area
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:H1
Specialty:Neurology
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:     Neurology

Practice Scope: General neurology outpatient clinic-based practice; inpatient consults and call.

Affiliated Hospital(s):     Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center (SAMC) – Nampa

Primary Location: Outpatient clinic in Nampa/Boise; call responsibility based in Boise, potential for outreach clinics.

Practice Model:      Employment or Professional Services Agreement

Status: Full Time

Availability: Immediate

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 residency training program in Neurology, demonstration of the management of neurological patients in the last 12 months or successful completion of an approved residency or clinical fellowship in the past two years, board certification in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or board certification in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry or its equivalent (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment), full license in Idaho and Oregon to practice medicine in all its phases, valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy & DEA.

Work Schedule:    Typical schedule includes 32 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time plus hospital consults/ rounding and call. Traditional work week based at the Nampa clinic site, inpatient consults at SAMC – Nampa, plus call that may include evenings at SARMC – Boise.

Call: Call shared equally with other eligible members of the SAHS Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery.  

EMR/EHR:    Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry (CPOE): Cerner PowerChart®
Outpatient EHR: NextGen® Ambulatory EHR
 
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 400+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking a board certified or board eligible neurologist committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and is willing to support and grow neurology practices in Nampa and Boise, Idaho within a multispecialty medical group framework. As the regional provider of advanced neurological services, Saint Alphonsus neurologists have the opportunity to provide care for patients with complex conditions, neurodegenerative disorders, seizures, and general neurological disease. Providers also have the opportunity to lead and participate in clinical trials.

The Saint Alphonsus Neuroscience Institute promotes collaboration with a team of general neurosurgeons, vascular neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, vascular neurologists, neurologists, neuropathologists, physiatrists, oncologists, and neurootolaryngologists. Saint Alphonsus in Boise has a well-established interventional neuroradiology service that includes: biplane angiography, MRI/ MRA, CT/CTA, CT perfusion, 4-vessel angiography, and interventional stroke and aneurysm procedures. Support for the practice is bolstered by a full complement of specialists including hospitalists and intensivists. Saint Alphonsus uses a 3rd party telestroke service staffed by vascular neurologists for acute stroke coverage on nights and weekends. Technology and services available to neurologists include EMG capability in the clinic and the hospital, EEG with web-based interpretation, TCD, Botox injection and infusion capability in the clinic, and the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

Requirements include a strong clinical neurology background as well as a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group.  In providing this support, you will obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health System’s neurology 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.

The opportunity requires Idaho and Oregon medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC-Nampa, SARMC-Boise 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 outlying communities.To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

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 635,000, this southwestern Idaho region is a commercial center in the Northwest, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment. 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 Idaho as the Best State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

Practice Type: Multi spec.gr.
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Facility Description:

About Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho (SAMC-Nampa) (http://www.saintalphonsus.org/nampa) is a not-for-profit, acute care hospital serving the medical needs of the greater Nampa, Idaho area. Licensed for up to 152 beds, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa houses 90 operational beds, with a daily census between 40-50 patients.  SAMC - Nampa works to improve the health and well-being of those patients it serves through high-quality care and facilities. As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC - Nampa reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those its serves by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community based. It focuses on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment and is renowned for its state-of-the-art digital environment and pioneering technologies.

As an example of this reinvestment, SAMC-Nampa developed the state of the art, $33.5 million Nampa Health Plaza along the I-84 corridor. This medical campus includes a full service emergency room, the 20 bed Birkeland Maternity Center with a Level 2A nursery, cardiac care center and ambulatory surgery.

In November 2013, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa were each named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Joint Commission, in their newest report, recognized exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain medical conditions. The two Saint Alphonsus facilities represent the only Treasure Valley providers to receive all four of the Top Performer awards for 2012, making them the preferred destinations for nationally-renowned care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgery.

SAMC – Nampa is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS), a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system. The four medical centers, along with Saint Alphonsus Medical Group’s 325+ providers at more than 58 clinic locations, serve 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, visit http://www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Description:

Community Highlights – Nampa

Nampa, Idaho, is Idaho’s second-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.

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 http://www.ci.nampa.id.us.

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 640,000, this southwestern Idaho region is a commercial center in the Northwest, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment.

Idaho's culture of physician independence makes 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 (2013) - Identified Idaho as the Best Place to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S. for 2nd year in a row and specifically noted Boise as Best City in which to practice medicine.
  • 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.”
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