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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa
City:Boise Metro Area
State:ID
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Specialty:Gastroenterology
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:     Gastroenterologist 

Practice Scope:    Full-spectrum gastroenterology practice within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice

Affiliated Hospital: On-site: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center (SAMC) – Nampa

Primary Location: Clinic-based practice on campus of SAMC in Nampa, Idaho 
Practice Model:    Employment

Status: Full-time

Availability: Immediate 

Requirements:    Completion of ASGE, ASCG or AGA accredited Gastroenterology Fellowship, ABS Certifications in Gastroenterology (or obtain such certifications within 3 years of employment), obtain medical license in Idaho and Oregon, 

Work Schedule:    Traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities, which may include evenings and weekends.  Typical schedule includes 32 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time plus hospital consults/rounding and call.

Call:    General Practice Call 

EMR/EHR:    Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®
Anticipated Outpatient implementation of Cerner PowerChart® early 2017

Practice Opportunity Highlights:
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 350+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a fellowship trained Gastroenterologist, who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and desires to develop a gastroenterology practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa (SAMC-Nampa) is a community hospital in the Boise Treasure Valley.  It is supported by a strong network of primary care providers and other surgical specialties that provides care to the over 200,000 residents within Canyon County.  This position is for the first of two gastroenterology positions in Nampa.  This position will work closely with the Saint Alphonsus General Surgery group in Nampa to provide care close to home.  Currently many of the patients needing gastroenterology are referred to a gastroenterology group in Boise.  As the first Gastroenterologist, this position will be backed up by the other general surgeons in Nampa for call coverage.  SAMG is in process of implementing the Cerner PowerChart® EHR in the clinic which will be fully integrated with the hospital's inpatient EHR.

Requirements for this position include a strong clinical background, completion of a gastroenterology fellowship, ABS certification in gastroenterology. The opportunity also requires Idaho and Oregon licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC Nampa and other system hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System’s gastroenterology program across all the communities we serve. 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 his/her practice to reach and better serve outlying communities.

Practice Type: Multi spec.gr., Employee
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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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