Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity

Trinity Health
Fruitland, Idaho
Jul 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario (SAMC-Ontario) have an excellent full time employment opportunity for an Orthopedic Surgery physician to join a clinic located in Fruitland, Idaho and a hospital-based practice on the campus of SAMC-Ontario located in Ontario, Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a physician led and accountable 380+ provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a residency trained orthopedic surgeon for a Full-spectrum orthopedic surgery practice. Successful candidates will be committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and have desires to develop an Orthopedic Surgery practice to support the medical group and the regional surgical needs of the Saint Alphonsus Health System. Preference will be shown to a Fellowship trained applicant in Hand, Foot & Ankle with a willingness to take general orthopedic call.

The typical schedule for this opportunity involves a minimum of 32 hours per week of patient contact time to include clinic responsibilities as well as hospital procedures, rounding and consults plus evenings and weekend call. The call is currently 1:3 and is to be shared equitably among other eligible members of the SAMC O Department of Surgery. A minimum of 7 days of call will be expected per month with the opportunity for additional compensation for extra call days taken.

Requirements for this opportunity include a strong clinical background and completion of an Orthopedic Surgery residency with ABOS Board Certification. This opportunity also requires Oregon and Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC-Ontario and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System s regional general Orthopedic Surgery program across all the communities we serve as well as an expectation to model our organization s core values of reverence, a commitment to those who are poor, justice, stewardship and integrity.

Cerner PowerChart is utilized in the Inpatient setting as well as computerized scheduling and e-prescribing is available, therefore experience with EHRs is desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Orthopedic Surgery Physician to join an expanding medical group.


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


Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario is a 49-bed, acute care hospital located on the Idaho/Oregon border. SAMG O was established in 1911 by Dominican Sisters and serves Ontario and the surrounding communities in Eastern Oregon and Southwestern Idaho. Having recently celebrated its 100 year anniversary, we focus on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment.

As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC-O 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. This reinvestment includes the development of the $10,000,000 Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza (http://www.saintalphonsus.org/fhp). The Fruitland Health Plaza delivers comprehensive care close to home, providing access to advanced technologies in one family-friendly and convenient location to those patients with routine, chronic or urgent care needs.

The design of the 30,000 square foot Health Plaza, which opened in the Fall of 2012, is intended to create a soothing, nurturing and healing environment focused on the needs of patients. Elements such as natural daylight, wood, water, live plants and earth tones are proven to provide a warm, soothing feeling intended to reduce stress and anxiety, uplift spirits and promote a more relaxed environment. The Fruitland Health Plaza further enhances our 100 year Mission and commitment to provide improved access to health care close to where you live, work, and play.

This state of the art facility is home to primary care and specialty physician offices along with a host of ancillary services. Services offered include: family medicine, urgent care, cardiology, occupational medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, physical, speech and occupational therapies, sports medicine, orthopedics as well as lab and radiology.

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a 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.


Ontario, Oregon with a population of approximately 11,245 residents is the largest city in Malheur County (pop. 31,615) and is located on the eastern edge of Oregon and is one hour from Boise (a mid-sized metro area of 630,000) and midway between Salt Lake City and Portland.

Located on the Snake River, it is part of the area known as Idaho s Western Treasure Valley. The geography has spacious, rugged areas as well as prime agricultural growing land. The people in this area come from diverse cultural backgrounds, including those of Japanese, Basque, Mexican, Native American and European descent.

While Ontario serves as the retail, service, and medical center for 167,000 people within a 45-mile radius, the hospital s defined service area is comprised of 70,000 people. Interstate 84 and Oregon Highways 20/26, 30, and 201 all pass through Ontario; U.S. Highway 95 connects with Ontario via the Snake River Bridge on the Idaho/Oregon border.

Outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to Ontario, which is close to the Leslie Gulch-Succor Creek National Back Country Byway. The Byway offers views of some of the most rugged and spectacular countryside in eastern Oregon. There are many striking geologic formations, such as vertical towers, pinnacles, and deep gorges, as well as the vibrant pinks, oranges, purples, and reds painted across the sandstone cliffs.

Recreation opportunities abound in Ontario, which has a community aquatic center, 18-hole municipal golf course, movie theater with eight screens, bowling alley, fitness centers, Four Rivers Cultural Center, and over 61 acres of parks, including five municipal parks, one state park, and a skate park. Major local events include the America s Global Village Festival, Japanese-American Obon Festival, Malheur County Fair, Winter Wonderland Parade, and Basque Dinner & Dance. Other area recreation includes swimming, water skiing, bicycling, boating, hunting, hiking, and world-class fly fishing. Snow sports can also be found on nearby mountain slopes.

For more information on Ontario, Oregon, please visit www.ontariooregon.org

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