OB Hospitalist Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Closes
Jan 11, 2020
Ref
1957939
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent Hospitalist opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Obstetrics physician located in Boise, Idaho. 

SAMG is a physician led and accountable 450+ provider multispecialty group seeking a fifth, experienced Obstetrics Hospitalist to join an established, vibrant provider group and rapidly growing practice. Saint Alphonsus OB Hospitalist physicians are patient safety coordinators on Labor and Delivery; they support other subspecialists, including Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, non-OB Hospitalist providers, and Certified Midwives for full 24/7 continuum of care services for the Family Maternity Center where 1400 deliveries occur annually.

OB Hospitalists coordinate maternal transports in conjunction with the Maternal Fetal Medicine providers for high risk maternal conditions. They are part of the Level I trauma team when maternal patients are involved and they teach Family Medicine residents rotating on the Family Maternity Unit. OB Hospitalists are the physician champions with OB Simulations and Drills, and serve as clinical extender for the International Refugee Care Clinic and Maternal Fetal Medicine.

These OB Hospitalists are committed to a multi-disciplinary team-based approach to care, delivered in a high quality and compassionate manner to heal body, mind and spirit. They are are closely involved with monthly Perinatal-NICU meetings to review, coordinate care and establish management plans for high risk pregnancies. Well-qualified candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about women's OB health issues, possess a strong surgical background and strong sonography skills.

Support for the OB Hospitalist team includes a Level III+ NICU - the highest level of neonatal care provided in the state of Idaho that provides 24 hour comprehensive specialty care for premature and high risk infants delivered at SARMC or transported to SARMC NICU, as well as the sickest of full-term infants. In addition they are supported by an on campus MFM, Genetic Counselors, Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Gastroenterology, 24 hour Anesthesia, Radiology and Emergency Medicine physician coverage.  There is also an on campus OB/GYN clinic with 20 providers and a community network of employed and allied primary and specialty care clinics. 

The schedule for this opportunity is 81 to 85 - 24 hour (7:00 pm to 7:00 pm) shifts annually in collaboration with four other OB Hospitalist partners

Requirements for this opportunity include a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree, successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency with current certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment). Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC – Boise with valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy, DEA. PALS and NRP certifications are also required.

Candidates must have previous experience as an OB Hospitalist and will possess strong surgical skills. Preference will be shown to candidates with strong, demonstrable OB sonography skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Obstetrics physician to join a vibrant team and be an integral part at Saint Alphonsus Health System.

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.

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.

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. 

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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