Geriatric Medicine Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 14, 2022
Ref
2113883
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Geriatrician located in Boise, Idaho. 

SAMG is a physician-led, accountable, 450+ provider, multispecialty group practice which is seeking an additional geriatrician who is committed to a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach to care and who provides care in a high-quality and compassionate manner, healing the body, mind and spirit.

Well-qualified candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about older adults' health issues, possess a geriatric medicine background, and desire to provide outpatient geriatric consultation and primary care in support of our growing multi-specialty medical group within a regionally integrated healthcare system. Providing geriatrics consultation in nearby communities (Nampa and/or Caldwell) is an element of this position. Experience with electronic health records (EHRs) is also advantageous.

The ideal candidate will commit to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organization’s Mission, Vision and Values. The Clinic Team consists of five geriatricians, two geriatric nurse practitioners, two social workers, two clinical pharmacists and a chaplain. The practice offers the convenience of an adjacent Emergency Department (ED) and a 368-bed full-service tertiary care regional medical center (Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center) on campus, offering a wide range of technologies and subspecialists.

The schedule for this opportunity in a traditional work week, Monday – Friday, with a minimum of 34 hours of patient contact time. Outpatient call is shared equitably with other members of the Department of Geriatrics.

Requirements for this opportunity include:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree
  • Successful completion of an accredited Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency program
  • Geriatrics Expertise:
    • Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine through the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), or
    • Certification of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine through the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM), or
    • Certification in the Subspecialty of Geriatric Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), or
    • Obtain such certification within 3 years of employment, or
    • Ten years of practice experience devoted primarily to the care of older patients
  • Idaho medical license, registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA (controlled substances), privileges at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

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 Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74 clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. It is also the region’s only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center. Along with Saint Alphonsus Medical Group’s 500+ providers at many clinic locations, we serve the full range of the health and wellness needs of our communities. Saint Alphonsus is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic health care system in the nation.  

To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Boise, Idaho's Capital City, anchors a vibrant and growing mid-sized metropolitan area of 730,000 people. An outdoor enthusiast's paradise with a flourishing arts and entertainment scene, the region offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, neighborhood parks and nearby forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician. The Boise Metro Area is consistently listed as one of the best places in the country to live, work and play! For more information on Boise, ID please visit www.cityofboise.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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