Gastroenterology Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Nampa, Idaho
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1950748
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa have an  excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Fellowship trained, Board Certified or Board Eligible Gastroenterology physician to be part of a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice located in Nampa, Idaho.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 380+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a fellowship trained Gastroenterologist, who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and desires to develop a gastroenterology practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa (SAMC-Nampa) is a community hospital in the Boise Treasure Valley.  It is supported by a strong network of primary care providers and other surgical specialties that provides care to the over 200,000 residents within Canyon County.  This opportunity is for the first of two gastroenterology positions in Nampa.  This provider will work closely with the Saint Alphonsus General Surgery group in Nampa to provide care close to home.  Currently many of the patients needing Gastroenterology are referred to a Gastroenterology group in Boise.  As the first Gastroenterologist, this provider will be backed up by the other general surgeons in Nampa for call coverage. 

The schedule for this opportunity include a traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities, which may include evenings and weekends.  The typical schedule includes 32 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time plus hospital consults/rounding and call. 

Requirements for this position include a strong clinical background, completion of an ASGE, ASCG or AGA accredited Gastroenterology fellowship and ABS certification in Gastroenterology (or obtain such certifications within 3 years of employment).  The opportunity also requires Idaho and Oregon licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC Nampa and other system hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System’s Gastroenterology program across all the communities we serve.

Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) is the regional leader in telemedicine innovation and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate the use of telemedicine into his/her practice to reach and better serve outlying communities.

SAMG is in process of implementing the Cerner PowerChart EHR in the clinic which will be fully integrated with the hospital's inpatient EHR.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Gastroenterology physician to be part of Saint Alphonsus Health System.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent and competitive income and benefits package is available.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa - (SAMC-Nampa) is a 152 bed community medical center serving people throughout the greater Nampa, Idaho area.  As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC-Nampa reinvests its 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.

As an example of this reinvestment, SAMC-Nampa is developing the state of the art, $33.5 million Nampa Health Plaza along the I-84 corridor with a full service emergency room, the 20 bed Birkeland Maternity Center, cardiac care center, and ambulatory surgery.

HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized Saint Alphonsus Health System with multiple # 1 State rankings for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Interventional Procedures, Neurosciences, Neurosurgery, Treatment of Stroke and Gastro-Intestinal Services.  Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa also was recognized with multiple # 1 State rankings.  The hospital also received five 5-Star Ratings including recognition for Coronary Interventional Procedures, treatment for heart attack and total hip replacement.

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 380+ providers at many clinic locations, serve 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 is a member of Trinity Health/Catholic Health East, the second largest Catholic health care system in the nation.  Trinity Health/Catholic Health East is based in Livonia, Michigan.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION:

Nampa, Idaho, is Idaho’s second-largest city with a population of more than 83,000 residents.  Situated in Canyon County, Nampa lies west of Boise and is located in the center of the Boise metro area; it is less than 20 miles from the Boise Airport.  Located along Interstate 84, the area boasts excellent transportation corridors in all four directions.

The city of Nampa is experiencing dramatic growth in its residential, commercial and industrial sectors.  Nampa's family-friendly community has a distinct cultural heritage and its historic downtown stands poised for a renaissance.  Civic amenities enhance the excitement of a culturally rich urban core and translate into a dynamic place to live and work.

For Multiple years, Nampa has been named among the Top 100 Communities for Youth.  Nampa’s schools, library, Boys and Girls Club and numerous non-profit community events and agencies give young people opportunities to grow.  Nampa is also home to Northwest Nazarene University, the Idaho Hispanic Cultural Center, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and Celebration Park – showcasing Native American art from over 12,000 years ago.  With wineries, golf courses, museums, concerts, a farmer’s market and annual rodeos, it’s easy for Nampa to live up to the motto, “Small town feeling - Big time fun!”

Nampa boasts tremendous recreation opportunities, with swimming, boating, fishing, off-road trails, hiking and bird watching. Just 15 miles south of town, the Snake River winds through a dramatic desert canyon. The Boise Mountains (30 miles to the north) and Owyhee Mountains (30 miles to the south) provide ample opportunities for skiing, alpine hiking, hunting, rock climbing, and amazing sightseeing. There are vast public lands perfect for exploring, biking and camping.  The city sits at an elevation of 2,480 feet, and the high desert climate offers four seasons with mild winters.

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 out

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