General Surgery Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Baker City, Oregon
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Center (SAMC) – Baker City has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgery physician to join a practice located in Baker City, Oregon.

Become part of a physician led 500+ provider multispecialty group with a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. This full-spectrum general surgery community practice offers rewarding surgery opportunities, including endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures, balanced with a rural-paced lifestyle. The practice is located in a clinic space adjacent to the hospital. SAMC-Baker City is a Critical Access Hospital with 25 beds and two operating suites plus endoscopy.

SAMC – Baker City offers a 24/7 Emergency Department, 24/7 anesthesia support, and full ancillary departments (MRI, X-ray, Ultrasound, CT, Echo and Laboratory) with a newly remodeled clinic located inside the medical center building. Saint Alphonsus Medical Group provides regional network support and outreach for surgical subspecialties including surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, upper GI surgery, orthopedics, ENT, gynecology, local primary care and specialty clinics, and medical oncology.

The schedule for this full-time employment opportunity is a traditional work week, Monday – Friday, with a minimum of 32 hours of patient contact time which includes clinic, procedures, and consults. The call requirement is for ten days of low call burden per month including one weekend at SAMC – Baker City. Call incentive pay offered for any call over the requirement.

The ideal candidate will be interested in joining a broad-spectrum General Surgery and Endoscopy practice.

Requirements for this opportunity include Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA General Surgery residency program; board certification through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS) – (or obtain such certification within five years of employment); obtain Oregon and Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC Ontario and SAMC Baker City as well as other affiliated hospitals as needed; valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and DEA.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right General Surgeon to be part of Saint Alphonsus Health System.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available 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 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) and private patient rooms. From 2017-2021, SAMC - Baker City received recognition as one of the Top 100 Critical Care Access Hospitals in the US. As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus Baker City 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.  Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation.

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

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION:

Baker City, Oregon (pop. 10,000) is situated in the valley between the rugged Elkhorn and Eagle Cap Mountains. From the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains to the waters of the Snake River, Baker County (pop. 18,000) 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. Interstate 84 easily connects Baker City to several major metropolitan areas, including Boise (125 miles east), Portland and Seattle. An area rich in cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Baker is wide open for discovery! For more information on Baker City, Oregon, please visit www.bakercity.com.

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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