Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
Practice Scope: Pediatric Surgery Practice
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise, Idaho
Primary Location: Based Practice on Campus of SARMC in Boise, Idaho
Practice Model: Employment
Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (M.D.) with a current unrestricted medical license in Idaho, with valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA. Pediatric Surgery Certification or eligible board certification through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) (or obtain such boards within 3 years of employment).
Work Schedule: Traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities, which will include evenings and weekends. Typical schedule includes 36 hours per week of patient contact time plus hospital consults, rounding and call including Pediatric Trauma call.
Call: Share Pediatric Surgery, NICU and Pediatric Trauma call with another Pediatric Surgeon.
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR/CPOE: Cerner PowerChart® at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center facilities; in clinic use of Cerner Ambulatory EHR.
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 380 provider multispecialty group practice that seek a B.S. /B.E. Pediatric Surgeon to assist in the Pediatric Surgery practice for a growing multi-specialty group and the regional need of the Saint Alphonsus Health System with a genuine interest in growing a full-spectrum Pediatric Surgery Practice and a commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care.
Saint Alphonsus greatly values the input and leadership of our physicians and encourages each physician to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG Leadership Council and in matters of practice/service line development.
Requirements include a strong minimally invasive surgical background and a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. In providing this support, you will obtain an Idaho medical license to maintain and strengthen the Health System's Pediatric Surgery Program across all communities we serve.
About Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
SARMC is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest. As a not-for-profit medical center, SARMC 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; award-winning clinical services; and is the region’s only Level II Trauma Center.
SARMC is part of SAHS, 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 Trinity Health, the third largest Catholic Health System in the nation. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.
Boise Metropolitan Area Highlights
Boise, Idaho, known as the “City of Trees” is nestled in the Treasure Valley against majestic foothills and is part of the thriving Boise metropolitan area. The Boise metropolitan area (pop. 630,000), the largest metropolitan area in Idaho, has a national reputation for its sublime quality of life. Boise is Idaho's capital city, a commercial center in the Northwest region, and is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise as well as a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and culture. Forbes Magazine recently ranked Boise as the 2nd best city to raise a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.
Some highlights of the Boise metro area and the Treasure Valley of southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon include the following:
- Boise metro area ranked #2 in Forbes 2012 list of best cities for raising a family
- Boise metro area ranked #3 in CNN/Money 25 best places to retire
- Thriving cultural scene with a plethora of outdoor activities
- Medscape Medical News rated Idaho (and Boise) “best state (city) to practice medicine in West/Northwest”
When it comes to enjoyment, there are many ways to play in Boise and the surrounding area. Situated where the high desert meets the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, the Treasure Valley is the gateway to exceptional recreational opportunities including: world famous white-water rafting, Nordic and Alpine skiing, snowboarding, hunting, fishing, backpacking, hiking, biking, and camping. Charming downtown areas delight residents with dining, theater, dance clubs and live music. Summer nights are spent taking in performances at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival or enjoying outdoor live concerts at the Idaho Center. The city of Boise is also a regional hub for jazz and theater.
The Boise metropolitan area frequently receives national recognition for its quality of life and business climate. Recent national rankings include: Best places for business and careers as well as Most Secure Place to Live (500,000 or more residents). Boise and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. Offering good jobs, affordable housing, and a safe, clean and vibrant downtown, and with its vision of becoming the Most Livable City in the Country, the Boise area is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. For more information on Boise, please visit www.boise.org.