Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Opportunity

Trinity Health
Boise, Idaho
Jun 19, 2019
Jun 18, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join SAMG Rehabilitation Service located at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Boise (SARMC B) in Boise, Idaho.

SAMG is a physician led and accountable 480+ provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent opportunity for a full time Physiatrist to practice within Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and the new SARMC/Encompass Joint Venture Rehabilitation Hospital. The qualified candidate will be responsible for all aspects of rehabilitation after admission as the admitting or consulting physician. The Physiatrist will assess and manage barriers to medical rehabilitation for best measurable outcomes, with appropriate resource utilization, for safe discharge into the community. The well-qualified candidate will also commit to and demonstrate a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care.

The schedule for this opportunity is primarily a traditional workweek with call.

Support for the SAMG Rehabilitation Service includes a new 40-bed rehabilitation hospital with plans to expand to 60 beds within two to three years. The team also has access to Function Junction, a 5,000 sq. ft. space dedicated to realistic home and community environment simulation. The rehabilitation team also utilizes the BURT system- UE robotics system and Vector system, an anti-gravity therapy track system, helping stroke patients get up and walk about five days sooner. They have dedicated stroke, brain injury and trauma teams with access to private rooms. SARMC has 24-hour hospitalist coverage and 80% of Rehabilitation RN's have their CRRN (certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse). Support also comes from the Level II Trauma Center and ED; 74 SAMG primary and specialty clinic locations and the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance network of over 1,800 employed and independent providers.

The ideal candidate will possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree, with successful completion of an accredited Physiatry residency program; Board Certification through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment). The candidate must possess or be eligible to obtain current, unrestricted full license in Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases, DEA and valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy. They must also obtain granting of privileges at SARMC - Boise and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed.

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess fellowship training in Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Spinal Cord Injury.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to be part of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group.


Saint Alphonsus offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:
- Sign-on Incentives
- Student Loan Repayment
- Relocation
- PTO & CME Allocation
- Malpractice Insurance including tail
- Health/Dental/Vision
- Retirement (403b)


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 regions only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients.. 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.

On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades 11th annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named Saint Alphonsus a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence for the third year in a row. Saint Alphonsus is the only hospital in Idaho to receive this recognition five times since the award originated in 2003 (2003, 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This prestigious distinction places our medical center among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.

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,


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 enthusiasts 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.

Several high-profile publications rank the Boise metro area as one of the best places in the country to do business and live.

- Outside Magazine recently said, The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.
- Forbes recently ranked the Boise metro area 2nd for raising a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.
- CNN/Money ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.
- Medscape Medical News identifies Boise and Idaho as the Best City and State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

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.

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.

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