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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa
City:Boise Metro Area
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Pain Medicine
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:     Comprehensive Pain and Spine

Practice Scope:    An outpatient based practice providing medical management and interventional treatment of pain within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus  Medical Center - Nampa

Primary Location: Clinic-based practice in Nampa, Idaho

Practice Model: Employment 

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 accredited fellowship in Interventional Pain Management, board certifications in pain medicine and interventional pain management (or obtain such certifications within 3 years of employment), full license in Idaho and Oregon to practice medicine in all its phases, valid controlled substance registration with Idaho and Oregon Boards of Pharmacy & DEA.

Work Schedule:    Traditional work week plus call responsibilities.  Typical schedule includes 36 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time.

Call:    Practice call shared (phone call only) with other eligible SAMG Pain & Spine providers from Boise and Nampa (generally 1:5).

EMR/EHR:    Inpatient EMR:  Cerner PowerChart® and Outpatient EMR:  eClinicalWorks (eCW) with anticipated implementation of Athena Health outpatient EMR summer 2018.

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 450+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking a full-time physician (MD/DO) to practice at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa in an outpatient clinic located on the hospital campus.  Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa is part of the Saint Alphonsus Health System, which includes four hospitals spanning southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus Health System currently employs three pain anesthesiologists, one nurse practitioner, and one psychologist between the two outpatient pain clinics located in Boise and Nampa.  Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) in Boise also employs four advanced practice practitioners who provide inpatient pain management.  This new position will support the growth of the Nampa based location as well as assist in leading the development of additional programs and outreach services provided to sister hospital communities throughout the region. The position will work closely with all pain providers within the system to define treatment protocols for pain management across the health system. Additionally, Saint Alphonsus has developed an acute spine program under the leadership of a non-interventional physiatrist to manage acute non-operative spine conditions.

Requirements include a strong clinical background, a capacity to support in leading the development of a clinically integrated regional pain service, and an interest in developing further outreach services in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon. Both medical management and interventional capacities are important attributes of a qualified candidate.  The candidate will support in the recruitment of additional advanced practice practitioners to support the program.

The opportunity also requires Idaho and Oregon licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System’s pain service program across all the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) is the regional leader in telemedicine innovation and the successful candidate may have the opportunity to integrate the use of telemedicine into his/her practice to reach and better serve outlying communities. Experience with electronic health records is desirable.To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, visit www.saintalphonsus.org. 

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Relocation paid:Yes
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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.

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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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