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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Boise Metro Area
City:Boise Metro Area
State:ID
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Interventional Cardiology
Opportunity Description:

Specialty:  Interventional Cardiology

Status:  Full Time

Schedule:  Traditional work week M-F, plus consults & rounding.

Call:  1:4 Shared equitably with other Interventional Cardiologists, plus opportunity for paid excess call.

Salary and Benefits:
•Sign-on Incentives
•Student Loan Repayment
•Relocation
•PTO & CME Allocation
•Malpractice Insurance (Incl. Tail)
•Health/Dental/Vision
•Retirement (403b)

Practice Highlights:  Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 450+ provider multispecialty group seeking an Interventional Cardiologist to be part of a 7-member cardiology group practice in Nampa: 3 Interventional Cardiologists, 3 Invasive Cardiologists and a Nurse Practitioner.  The Saint Alphonsus Heart Center in Nampa includes 2 cath labs with peripheral capabilities, a cath prep & recovery unit, a 10-bed Cardiac Medical Unit, nuclear medicine, echo, EKG diagnostics and a Cardiac Recovery Unit.  With quick access to full service emergency and heart care services, Saint Alphonsus has the only 24/7 interventional cath lab in Canyon County, and is the fastest growing cardiology program in the region.  Procedures performed include: Diagnostic Adult Cardiac Catheterization, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Balloon Angioplasty, Coronary and Vascular Stent Placements, Permanent Pacemakers, Coronary Thrombectomy, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Peripheral Vascular Angiography, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Intravascular Ultrasound, Intracardiac Ultrasound, Cardioversion and Tilt Table Studies.  All clinical staff are ACLS certified and many have additional cardiovascular certifications.  The Nampa practice is part of a larger, employed and integrated 15 member Cardiology team reaching across the health system.

Support: Interventional Radiology, Cardio MRI, 3 Endoscopy suites and radiology available M-F (on call weekends and holidays).  Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise (15miles) provides Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Trauma and Neurosurgery.  SAMG has a network of 74 primary and specialty care clinic locations.  E.D. The cardiac cath lab is a staffed with board-certified cardiologists, registered nurses, radiology techs and cardiovascular technologists.

Requirements:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree.
- Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship program.
- Board certification in Cardiovascular Diseases through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) with certification of special qualification (CSQ) in Interventional Cardiology - or obtain certifications within 3 years of employment.
- Unrestricted full license in Idaho and Oregon to practice medicine in all its phases
- Obtain Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC- Nampa, SARMC - Boise and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed; valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and DEA.
- Secure appropriate hospital medical staff privileges to include Stents, IVUS, Interventional left and right heart catheterizations, electrocardiograms, holter and echocardiogram interpretation, stress treadmill testing & supervision, stress echos, and pacemaker implantations and checks. Nuclear cardiology skills are welcome but not required.  Echo board certification is also not a requirement.  Interventional treatment of peripheral vascular disease is also available.

Community: Nampa, Meridian and Boise anchor this vibrant and growing mid-sized metropolitan area of 690,000 people.  An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with a flourishing arts and entertainment scene, the region offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, neighborhood parks and nearby forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.  The Boise Metro Area  is consistently listed as one of the best places in the country to live, work and play!

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74 clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation.  To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.  The ideal candidate will commit to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organization’s Mission, Vision and Values.

To submit your CV, or for more information, contact Jason Schultz at jason.schultz@saintalphonsus.org or (208) 302-9132.

Practice Type: Multi spec.gr.
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Vacation (weeks/details):PTO Malpractice:Yes
Facility Description:

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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