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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario
City:Fruitland
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Internal Medicine
Opportunity Description:

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 Medical Center– Ontario

Primary Location(s):  Fruitland Health Plaza

Practice model:    Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: ASAP; will consider physicians who complete their training in 2018

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: Call shared with other eligible members in the SAMG Department of Medicine

EMR/EHR:    Athena Outpatient®

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician-led and accountable 425+ 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
•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 Medical Center– Ontario (SAMC-O), 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.

Boise Metro Area Highlights
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 660,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports. Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise also offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.

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 Boise and Idaho as the Best City and State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Other benefits:
Loan Repayment
Facility Description:

SAMC – Ontario (SAMC-O) is a 49 bed acute care, not for profit hospital serving Ontario, Oregon and the surrounding communities in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.  The Emergency Department has a Level IV Trauma Designation.

Lab, X-ray and CT are onsite 24-7; ultrasound and pharmacy are available 24-7 on an on-call basis. SAMC-O enjoys 100%, 24-7 coverage with its inpatient hospitalist program, general surgery, orthopedics, OB and ophthalmology services. The facility is also a certified stroke center with immediate access to the Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) stroke center neurologists utilizing telemedicine technology. The ED has a hot load agreement with a regional life flight transport service (< 30 minutes) with STEMI transfer to Boise for Cath Lab services. The registered nursing (RN) staff are all ACLS/PALS certified; presently, 85% of RNs have completed the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC).

Saint Alphonsus Health System

SAMC-O is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System (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 Medical Group (SAMG), a physician led and accountable 350+ provider multispecialty group practice, is also part of SAHS and has a full complement of primary care providers and specialists within its network. SAHS is a member of Trinity Health / Catholic Healthcare East, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation.  To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise serves as the Regional Trauma Referral Center, an American College of Surgeons (ACoS) nationally verified Level II Trauma Center.

The Saint Alphonsus Trauma Network spans southern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada and brings a level of medical responsiveness that is unmatched throughout the region. Within SAHS, SARMC in Boise is a Level II Trauma Center, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa is a Level III facility and Saint Alphonsus Medical Centers in Ontario and Baker City are Level IV facilities.

Community Description:

Ontario & Fruitland Community Highlights

Ontario, Oregon (pop. 11,245), the largest city in Malheur County (pop. 31,615), is located on the eastern edge of Oregon. It is one hour from Boise (a mid-sized metro area of 640,000) and midway between Salt Lake City and Portland. Located on the Snake River, it is part of the area known as Idaho’s Western Treasure Valley. The geography has spacious, rugged areas as well as prime agricultural growing land. The people in the area come from diverse cultural backgrounds, including those of Japanese, Basque, Mexican & Native American descent.

Recreational activities are a highlight of the surrounding area.  The beautiful Owyhee Mountains and Boise National Forest are within a short drive.  Just north of the Boise Valley, world class river rafting can be found on the Payette River.  The nearby Leslie Gulch-Succor Creek National Back Country Byway offers views of some of the most rugged and spectacular countryside in eastern Oregon and provides many striking geologic formations. The Snake River flows to the south and is home to many wineries and fruit farms.  Other area recreation includes swimming, water skiing, bicycling, boating, hunting, hiking, and world-class fly fishing; snow sports are enjoyed on nearby slopes.

Boise Metropolitan Area

The Boise Metropolitan Area is anchored by the cities of Boise, Meridian, Nampa and Caldwell.  With a population of roughly 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. 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.
Community Size:Small/Rural
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