Palliative Care Opportunity

Trinity Health
Boise, Idaho
Oct 01, 2021
Oct 01, 2022
Part Time
Position Type

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) has an excellent part-time (0.5 FTE) employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care Physician to join its inpatient palliative care service located in Boise, Idaho.

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, as well as 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 part-time opportunity is up to two 10-hour shifts per week, rotated with two physicians and APPs. Call is shared equitably with the Palliative Care team.

Requirements for this opportunity include: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO); successful completion of an Accredited ACGME/AOA Family Medicine or Internal Medicine residency program; Board certification through the ABFM or ABIM in Palliative Medicine (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment); the ability to obtain Idaho medical licensure to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy & DEA.

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


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)


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


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


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

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