Geriatric Medicine Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Closes
Jun 18, 2020
Ref
1992581
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center have an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Geriatric Medicine physician to join a practice with locations in Boise, Nampa and Caldwell, Idaho.

 

SAMG is a physician-led, accountable, 450+ provider, multispecialty group practice which is seeking an additional geriatrician. SAMG is recruiting a geriatrician who is committed to a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach to care and who provides care in a high-quality and compassionate manner, healing the body, mind and spirit. Well-qualified candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about older adults' health issues, possess a geriatric medicine background, and desire to provide outpatient geriatric consultation and primary care in support of our growing multi-specialty medical group within a regionally integrated healthcare system. The ideal candidate will commit to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organization’s Mission, Vision and Values.

 

The Department of Geriatrics has 12 members with a practice Clinic Team consisting of five geriatricians, two geriatric nurse practitioners, a social worker, a clinical pharmacist and a chaplain. Additional support includes an adjacent Emergency Department, a 368-bed full-service hospital with a wide range of technologies and subspecialists on campus. The schedule for this opportunity is a traditional clinic work week Monday through Friday with no less than 34 hours of scheduled patient contact time. Outpatient call is shared equitably with other eligible members of SAMG Department of Geriatrics.

Providing geriatrics consultation in nearby communities (Nampa and/or Caldwell) is an element of this position.

 

Requirements for this opportunity include successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA Internal or Family Medicine Residency program with Geriatrics experience obtained through one of the following pathways:

  • Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine through the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), or
  • Certification of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine through the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM), or
  • Certification in the Subspecialty of Geriatric Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), or
  • Obtain such certification within three years of employment, or
  • Ten years of practice experience devoted primarily to the care of older patients

 

Also required for this opportunity are a full license in Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases, valid controlled substance registration with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA as well as the granting of privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.

Experience with electronic health records (EHRs) is also advantageous.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Geriatric Medicine physician to join a growing team and be part of 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 expenses
  • PTO & CME time allocation
  • Malpractice insurance (incl. tail)
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan (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.

 

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.

 

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

 

 

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.

Caldwell, Idaho with an estimated population of 47,700 is a city in and the county seat of Canyon County in southwestern Idaho. Caldwell is considered part of the Boise metropolitan area and it along with the cities of Boise, Nampa, Meridian, Eagle, Star, Emmett, Garden City, Kuna and Mountain Home comprise the Boise Valley (aka the Treasure Valley). Located along Interstate 84, it is 35 minutes from the Boise Airport.

For more information on Caldwell, visit www.cityofcaldwell.com/ 

Boise, Idaho Metro area, 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.

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