Urgent Care - Medical Director Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
2002397
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent Medical Director opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Family or Emergency Medicine physician committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care in an Urgent Care setting located in Boise, Idaho. 

Clinical expectations include management of acute illness & injuries, sports physicals, and acute occupational medicine injuries and issues, et al. 

The schedule for this opportunity is full time with a varied schedule Monday through Sunday, 12 hours shifts. 70% of the provider's time will be spent providing clinical services and the remaining 30% of time will be spent performing administrative tasks.

Additionally, the Urgent Care Medical Director is the leader of the Urgent Care provider group, and is involved in all operational needs regarding patient care quality, patient experience and standardization, recruitment of Urgent Care Advanced Practice Providers, chart reviews, ongoing UC provider education and training, and is a participant in urgent care strategy development for the medical group. 

The Urgent Care Medical Director also has the opportunity to provide leadership and quality care for specific acute concerns through an innovative program called MyeVisit, a telehealth program created at Saint Alphonsus to reach patients in their homes via smartphone, tablet or PC. 

The qualified candidate will exude passion about health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities, as well as leadership and engagement in clinic operations and supporting a team of dedicated providers and colleagues.  SAMG utilizes NextGen® electronic health record (EHR) and Cerner Ambulatory EMR in its clinics.  Thus, experience with EHR is desirable.

The ideal candidate will be required to possess a strong medical background in an urgent care or emergency room setting, and a desire to provide acute care and leadership to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Family or Emergency Medicine physician to lead an Urgent Care 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
  • PTO & 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.

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 andClinical 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, 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.

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.

For more information on Boise, please visit www.boise.org

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