Specialty: Internal Medicine
Practice Scope: Team-based, outpatient care of adults within Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice.
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise
Primary Location(s): Boise Internal Medicine
Practice model: Employment
Status: Full Time
Availability: ASAP; will consider physicians who complete their training in 2017
Requirements: A doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited internal medicine residency program; current, unrestricted license in Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA; board certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment). Preferred: experience in outpatient settings; training, experience and/or certification in geriatrics.
Work Schedule: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday
Call Coverage: Outpatient call (with supportive call triage service) shared equitably with other SAMG adult medicine providers
EMR/EHR: NextGen® Ambulatory EHR, intending to migrate to Cerner Outpatient®
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician-led and accountable 350+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking Internal Medicine physicians. Our group seeks internists who are committed to an interdisciplinary team-based approach to care and who provide high-quality primary care in a compassionate manner, healing body, mind and spirit. Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable, and experience with electronic health records (EHRs) is also advantageous. For interested candidates, opportunities are available for:
•Supervision of one or more nurse practitioners
•Provision of house calls
•Collaboration with a clinic-based pharmacist and social worker
•Flexible scheduling to allow sufficient time to provide high-quality care for complex patients
•Contractual incentives that reward quality of care and patient outcomes.
•Participation in teaching health care professionals
•Participation in community-based educational sessions for groups of patients and families
•Daily collegial interactions with a dozen other similarly oriented health care professionals.
The affiliated hospital, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC), operates a 24-7 adult medicine hospitalist service. The adult medicine hospitalists are the primary admitting service for the vast majority of primary care providers in the Saint Alphonsus network. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org
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