Palliative Care Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Jul 24, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2022
Ref
2104451
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Palliative Care Physician to join its inpatient palliative care service at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the quality and efficiency of health care for patients with chronic conditions. Its team of palliative providers provide hospital-based, interdisciplinary team consultations for patients in need of palliative care along with continuing education on palliative care topics for Saint Alphonsus health care providers.

Candidates must be passionate about meeting patients' health needs, and they must have demonstrated proficiency in comprehensive assessment, care planning, symptom management, problem solving and interdisciplinary teamwork. The Palliative Care Physician will work with members of interdisciplinary teams, collaborating daily with palliative care physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, RNs, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists and other providers. The Palliative Care Physician will practice in accordance with the applicable scope and standards of practice and within the policies, values, and mission of the Saint Alphonsus Health System.

The schedule for this opportunity is up to four 10-hour shifts per week, Monday through Sunday, in rotation with one physician and APPs. Call is shared equitably with the Palliative Care team.

The ideal candidate will possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree; have successfully completed an accredited ACGME/AOA Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Residency program; Board Certification in Palliative Medicine through the ABFM or ABIM (or obtain such certification within three years of employment); Idaho medical licensure to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Palliative Care physician to join a growing team and be part of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group.

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 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 1,700 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.

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. 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, http://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. Leading employers also include state government, universities, regional health centers and high tech companies.

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.

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

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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