Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
2003193
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon who will practice at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.

The well-qualified candidate will commit to a team-based approach to patient care and work closely with three existing orthopedic trauma-trained surgeons as well as other surgeons in the Saint Alphonsus Trauma Program.

The Saint Alphonsus Trauma Program is supported by a variety of specialists including: 24/7 Anesthesia, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, in-house Interventional Radiology, Vascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery, fellowship trained Intensivists, Cardiologists, Neurologists, Wound and Hyperbaric (Sechrist Monoplace 4100 chamber), ED, ICU, CVICU, NICU, Hospitalist, Pediatric Hospitalists, Diabetes, Inpatient Pain, Palliative Care and more.  

The schedule is a traditional workweek and periodic weekends, plus call and hospital duties including procedures, rounding, consults and clinic. Call for this opportunity is 1:4, equitable share includes evenings and weekends. Trauma Service includes five Physician Assistants.

Requirements for this opportunity include:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree.
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited orthopedic residency program.
  • Board certification through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS) or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment.
  • Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship preferred with keen ability to treat and manage complex orthopedic pelvic and acetabular fractures in addition to general acute orthopedic conditions.
  • Member in good standing of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.
  • Obtain Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed; valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and DEA.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon to be part of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Saint Alphonsus offers a competitive salary and benefits package 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 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, 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.

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. 

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.

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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