Pathology Opportunity

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

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) have an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pathology physician to join an established practice located in Boise, Idaho.

SAMG is a physician led 450+ provider multispecialty group with a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. This collaborative and congenial group seeks an experienced Anatomic and Clinical pathologist to join the practice as a fourth partner. Partners share in covering general pathology in conjunction with their respective individual specialties. A Gastrointestinal Pathologist or Dermatopathologist would be ideal compliments to the Hematopathologist and two Cytopathologists currently in the practice. The partners work well together, being available and providing back up when needed. One example is participation in weekly, multi-disciplinary Breast Conference and Tumor Board on a rotating basis.

The pathology group provides services to all service lines within the hospital as well as a laboratory outreach program. Support for the Pathology practice includes access to a superb, high quality histology lab where it is easy to get additional immunostains.

The pathologists oversee both Anatomical Pathology and Clinical Pathology with the clinical laboratory resulting in over 1.5 million tests annually. Approximate annual case volume for the practice is:

  • Surgical Pathology 13,000
  • Pap smear 10,000
  • Non GYN Cytology's 1,200
  • Hematology (including bone marrow interpretations) 600

The schedule for this opportunity includes a traditional Monday through Friday work week plus call and hospital duties which includes procedures, rounding and consult. Call for this opportunity is 1:4, shared equitably including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Requirements for this opportunity include a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA Pathology residency program, followed by the successful completion of a Fellowship program in GI Pathology or Dermatopathology with other subspecialties considered if experience or training is exceptional. The candidate must possess Board Certification through the American Board of Pathology in AP/CP and be eligible to obtain Idaho medical licensure, a valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and a DEA. The successful candidate must also be eligible for the granting of privileges at SARMC and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Pathologist to join a growing team and be part of Saint Alphonsus Health System.


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

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

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.


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. 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.

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