Occupational Medicine - Medical Director Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1950750
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise and have an opportunity for an Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine physician to lead a clinic based Occupational Medicine practice located in the Boise, Idaho metro area with outreach clinics to Nampa, Caldwell and Fruitland.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 425+ provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a physician who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and who is willing to support the growth of an Occupational Medicine practice as part of a dedicated Occupational Medicine program.

Responsibilities for this opportunity include management of Occupational Medicine patients in collaboration with the patient’s employer and/or surety.  This involves direct management of the patient including, but not limited to, the following: exams, procedures and services, employment physicals, workers' compensation treatment and follow-up, vaccinations, drug screenings and more. The physician would be responsible for ordering, interpreting and evaluating laboratory and diagnostic data, prescribing medications and developing a treatment plan.

The ideal candidate will also direct the staff and programs of the occupational medicine department as the medical director, develop and introduce approved standards and guidelines for occupational medicine and programs. The candidate will maintain working relationships with local industries in order to ensure their needs are met.  The physician will also ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility and request timely consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated. 

The schedule for this opportunity is Monday through Friday, with no fewer than 34 hours of scheduled patient contact time.  The clinics are closed weekends and holidays and there is no call associated with this opportunity. 

The qualified candidate will exude passion about Occupational Medicine health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities. The candidate should also have knowledge of OSHA and health and safety regulations and will be on the FMCSA Registry. The physician must hold a valid controlled substance registration with both the Idaho Board of Pharmacy and the DEA.

Preference will be shown to candidates with prior Medical Director experience and who possess board certification or board eligibility in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Occupational Medicine clinics within Saint Alphonsus Health System utilize Systoc Ambulatory EHR, therefore experience with EHR systems is preferred.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Occupational Medicine physician to be part of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Saint Alphonsus offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Sign-on Incentives
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Relocation
  • PTO & CME Allocation
  • Malpractice Insurance – with 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.

The medical center is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System, 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.  The system is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario, Oregon and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon.  Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation.  Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information about Saint Alphonsus Health System, www.saintalphonsus.org

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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