Practice Scope: Saint Alphonsus Pathology is a hospital-based pathology model within Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a regional, vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice. Our Pathologists enjoy referrals from a broad spectrum of primary care, specialists & sub specialists from SAMG and the broader Southwestern Idaho medical community. The Pathologist team also collaborates with a variety of surgeons to provide frozen sections and inpatient pathology diagnoses. The team receives approximately 15,000 specimens per year and assists with approximately 600 frozen sections per year.
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise
Primary Location: Hospital-based practice at SARMC in Boise, Idaho
Practice model: Employment
Status: Full Time
Requirements: Board Certified in Anatomical, Clinical and Dermatopathology. Become licensed in Idaho & Oregon.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday work week with 8 hour shifts.
Staffing Model: Four physician group with all physicians required to do their share of general pathology in combination with their respective individual specialties of Cytology, Neuropathology and Dermatopathology. Dermpath has the ability to enrich their surgical pathology load with skin cases, according to his/her desires.
Call: Divided equally among all four pathologists, call typically involves weekend and evening coverage. The pathologists' call coverage consists of surgical pathology & clinical pathology. The call is restricted to the medical center patients only.
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®; Anticipated implementation of NextGen® Ambulatory HER. The practice currently uses CoPath for its information system, and utilizes the ThinPrep® Imager for gynecologic cytopathology.
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 270 provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent opportunity for a Dermatopathologist to join its well-established pathology group located in Boise, Idaho. Currently, the group consists of four pathologists and a dedicated staff of two physician assistants, three cytotechnologists, three histologists and six administrative staff.
These pathologists provide coverage for a regional technically advanced trauma center, which has achieved an award winning level of care. The group manages a high volume pathology service, which includes: 3200 skin cases, 12,500 surgical path cases, 350 bone marrow cases, 30,000 PAPs, 12-24 autopsies and 600 fine needle aspiration (rapid bedside diagnosis) cases.
Requirements include a strong Anatomical and Clinical Pathology background with fellowship training in Dermatopatholgy and a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. In providing this support, you will obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health System’s pathology programs across all communities we serve.
We greatly value the input and leadership of our physicians and encourage each physician to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG leadership council and in matters of practice/service line development. SARMC was named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence for the second year in a row by Healthgrades-10th Annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study and is Idaho's most recognized hospital as a four-time recipient of that designation.
Saint Alphonsus Health System Values, Mission and Vision
Guided by our core values of respect, social justice, compassion, care of the poor and underserved and excellence, we at SAHS serve together, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.
Unified by our faith-based mission, SAHS will:
- Provide healing and hope, close to home
- Help our communities grow and thrive
- Be a trusted partner for life
- Deliver value in everything we do
Saint Alphonsus Health System Guiding Behaviors
Saint Alphonsus establishes and promotes the following guiding behaviors: we support each other in serving; we communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly; we are fully present; we are all accountable; we trust and assume goodness in intentions; and we are continuous learners. It is our cultural expectation that all providers will emulate these guiding behaviors and model them for all Saint Alphonsus associates.
Saint Alphonsus greatly values the input and leadership of our physicians and encourages each physician to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG Leadership Council and in matters of practice/service line development.
As continuous learners, we encourage and promote ongoing continuing medical education (CME) activities for our providers and will financially support your CME endeavors. Further, as part of our shared vision to become a trusted health partner for life, we strive to continuously increase patient satisfaction and loyalty.
About Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary trauma and critical care services. In addition, Saint Alphonsus is the region’s only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16; Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature.
There are 975 providers on the medical staff at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC), with over 450 physicians holding active privileges along with over 180 allied health professionals. The environment of care is collaborative in nature and there are supportive and related specialties in such areas as cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonary/critical care and vascular surgery. The hospital also has an award-winning inpatient diabetes program that is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Our outstanding program was the first in Idaho (and 17th in the nation) to earn the Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission. Saint Alphonsus also offers a Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Program that uses the sophisticated Sechrist Monoplace 4100 Hyperbaric Chamber.
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.
On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades® 11th annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named Saint Alphonsus a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for the third year in a row. Saint Alphonsus is the only hospital in Idaho to receive this recognition five times since the award originated in 2003 (2003, 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This prestigious distinction places our medical center among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. HealthGrades® also designated Saint Alphonsus as Five-Star Rated for Carotid Surgery for the second year in a row (2012 and 2013).
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 third largest Catholic Health System in the nation. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a metropolitan area of approximately 625,000 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. . Outside Magazine recently said, “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.” Forbes Magazine, and the Brookings Institute are also highly complimentary. CNN Money just named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses, and Idaho's low cost of living and culture of physician independence make it the best place in America to be a practicing physician for the second straight year.
To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Sylvia Chariton at 208-367-3074 or email@example.com.