Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Baker City and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group have an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Orthopedic Surgeon to provide comprehensive orthopedic services in rural Baker City, Oregon.
The qualified candidate will exude a passion for providing general orthopedics in a rural community and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills, and problem-solving capabilities.
The schedule for this opportunity is a traditional clinic workweek, Monday through Friday, with a minimum of 34 hours of scheduled patient contact time. This opportunity includes general orthopedic ED call.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Orthopedic Surgery Physician to be part of the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Baker City.
An excellent compensation and benefits package is available.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Baker City (SAMC Baker City) is a critical access hospital in eastern Oregon with a Level IV Emergency Department (roughly 7,500 visits per year). The hospital has two monitored critical care beds and 19 beds in a medical-surgical inpatient nursing unit; inpatient services also include a step-down unit. The hospital also has two spacious ORs with 24-7 CRNA coverage. On-site ancillary services include: lab, radiology (80 slice CT), ultrasound, respiratory therapy, IV infusion including chemotherapy. Mobile MRI services are also available on a weekly basis.
The hospital s active medical staff includes but is not limited to the following: an Orthopedic Surgeon, a General Surgeon, an Ophthalmologist, four Family Practitioners, a Family Medicine/Sports Medicine physician, an Internist, a Rheumatologist, etc. Visiting specialists provide on-site clinic services on the hospital campus at least monthly and include the following specialties: ENT, Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, General Cardiology and Electrophysiology, Medical Oncology, Dermatology, and a Foot and Ankle Orthopedic clinic. Moreover, the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group has an extensive array of subspecialties available on a consultative and referral basis and the System s tertiary care regional medical center, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, is an ACoS certified Level II Trauma Center in Boise, Idaho. SAMC Baker City also is part of the Saint Alphonsus telemedicine clinical network, integrating telemedicine into the patient care experience with its remote presence robots in order to provide healing and hope close to home.
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, while focusing on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment.
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.
To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, visit www.saintalphonsus.org
Baker City, Oregon is situated in the valley between the rugged Elkhorn Mountains and the jagged, snowy Wallowa Mountains. Interstate 84 easily connects Baker City to several major metropolitan areas, including Boise (125 miles east), Portland and Seattle. Baker City s population has remained very stable over time at approximately 10,000. The population of Baker County is about 18,000.
Baker City was featured as one of the most beautiful Towns in Oregon by author Joan Tapper in 2010. In 2011 Baker City was voted among the top five most beautiful small towns in the U.S. in Rand McNally and USA Today s Best of the Road . The award-winning historic downtown boasts more than 100 buildings on the National Register of Historic places. The downtown is vibrant and active with strong participation and backing by locally owned businesses, galleries, and restaurants with a number of special events held throughout the year.
The region is an outdoor recreation enthusiast s playground with fishing, hunting, rafting, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits. Majestic mountain ranges tower over blue ribbon streams and rivers. Rich forests are punctuated by clear, high-mountain lakes.
Baker City offers an outstanding quality of life and a premier rural living experience. It is the hub of five scenic byways and home to Hells Canyon the deepest river gorge in North America. Jet boat tours and raft trips through the canyon provide an opportunity to see ancient Indian rock drawings and historic sites. Anthony Lakes provides outdoor recreational opportunities in an alpine setting that is easily reached by paved highway.
The Baker City region is a center for summer hiking and camping, and during the winter Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort offers a host of fun activities, including downhill and Nordic skiing, snowboarding and snow shoeing. In fact, the Anthony Lakes Nordic Center was one of five in North America featured in National Geographic Traveler in November 2010. Snowmobiling in both the Eagle Cap Wilderness area of the Wallowa Mountains and the Sumpter area is world-class with more trails available than anywhere else in the nation.
From the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains to the waters of the Snake River, Baker County has been a place for people to stake their claims since the early 1860s. An area rich in cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Baker is wide open for discovery!
For more information on Baker City, Oregon, visit www.bakercity.com
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