Vascular Surgery Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Nov 28, 2018
Closes
Dec 28, 2018
Ref
1963984
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent Vascular Surgery opportunity for a Fellowship trained, Board Certified or Board Eligible Vascular Surgery physician located in Boise, Idaho.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 450+ provider multispecialty group practice. The selected Vascular Surgeon will possess knowledge and experience with vascular surgical techniques relating to advanced and complex open, as well as endovascular operative treatment of all manner of vascular disorders. They will join a two member vascular surgery group practice that is employed by and integrated within Saint Alphonsus Health System. Boise-based vascular surgeons participate with hospital administration in co-managing the vascular surgery service line. The incumbent will be joining a high performing vascular surgery practice that has grown 30% in the past two years and achieves excellent patient satisfaction scores. SAMG, with primary and specialty care providers at 74 clinic locations, is also a member of the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a network of over 1,800 employed and independent providers.

The schedule for this opportunity is a traditional Monday through Friday clinic schedule at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center with outreach clinic visits one to two times monthly. Call is 1:3, shared equitably among Vascular Surgery physicians.

Requirements include completion of an ACGME accredited vascular surgery residency/fellowship and American Board of Surgery certification with special qualification (CSQ) in vascular surgery. The opportunity also requires Idaho and Oregon licensures, valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy, DEA. and granting of privileges at SARMC. The vascular surgeons in the center also support a non-invasive vascular lab by providing oversight, supervision and interpretation of vascular studies. Although not a requirement, there is a preference for the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential. The ideal candidate will commit to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care, desiring to contribute to the further expansion of a regional vascular referral center in support of a growing multi-specialty medical group.

Support for the Vascular surgery team includes a 24/7 surgical call team specifically dedicated to the Vascular Surgery Service. Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center installed a $4.2M Hybrid O.R. with Philips FlexMove technology at the end of 2013. This room integrates a surgical operating room with an advanced x-ray imaging system enabling our surgeons to perform the most advanced endovascular procedures. Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center installed a second Hybrid O.R. in 2018 which is a beta site for Phillips and Macquet utilizing Philips Azurion technology, the newest technology available allowing for a 50-75% reduction of radiation exposure to both staff and patient during vascular procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Vascular Surgery physician to join an outstanding vascular surgery program.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate including:

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

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise, Idaho, is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary services.  It is also the region’s only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16. Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature.  There are a wide range of subspecialty services available 24/7, including strong trauma/surgical critical care, neurosurgical coverage, in-house interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons and fellowship trained intensivists and cardiologists.

As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community based.  It focuses on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment; is renowned for its state-of-the-art digital environment and pioneering technologies including advanced imaging capabilities; and is known for its award-winning clinical services.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Boise, Idaho, is an economically vibrant and growing community.  Boise is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 640,000 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.

For many, work life in Boise is characterized by diverse industries, like technology, government and financial services.  Boise is headquarters for several major companies and manufacturing facilities.  The corporate community includes Fortune 500 members: Hewlett Packard, Boise Cascade, Washington Group International and Micron Technology.  Leading employers also include state government, universities, regional health centers and high tech companies.

When it comes to enjoyment, there are many ways to play in Boise.  Situated where the high desert meets the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, Boise is the gateway to exceptional recreational opportunities including: world famous white-water rafting, Nordic and Alpine skiing, snowboarding, hunting, fishing, backpacking, hiking, biking, and camping.  A charming downtown area delights residents with fine dining, theater, dance clubs and live music.  Summer nights are spent taking in performances at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival or enjoying outdoor live concerts at the Idaho Center.  A regional hub for jazz and theater, and home to The Boise Center which hosts numerous functions throughout the year, Boise is a delightful blend of traditional and non-traditional sights and attractions.

Boise frequently receives national recognition for its quality of life and business climate.  Recent national rankings include:  Best places for business and careers as well as Most Secure Place to Live (500,000 or more residents).  Boise and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none.  Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe, clean and vibrant downtown, and with its vision of becoming the Most Livable City in the Country, the Boise area is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

For more information on Boise, please visit www.boise.org

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