Practice Scope: Hospitalist model within Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice. Saint Alphonsus Hospitalist Physicians typically see CHF, PNA, pancreatitis, stroke, neurologic diagnoses and many other general medical conditions. Hospitalists enjoy the support of a broad spectrum of subspecialists from SAMG and the broader medical community. The Hospitalist team also collaborates with a variety of surgeons and specialists in a co-management program. The team receives approximately fifteen new patients per day. The overall patient mix is approximately 30% adult and 70% geriatric. Our hospitalists are not expected to serve as back up in the ED. Teaching residents is an important component of the position.
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 or will become Board Certified in Internal Medicine within 3 years of employment. Become licensed in Idaho & Oregon.
Work Schedule: Six days on, seven days off, six days on, five days off. 12-hr shifts.
Staffing Model: Current: Three physicians 7a–7p. One physician 7p–7a. Anticipated: Four to five physicians 7a–7p. One physician 7p–7a.
Call: There is none
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®. Anticipated implementation of NextGen® Ambulatory EHR.
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 Hospitalist to join its growing group located in Boise, Idaho. Currently, the group consists of ten physicians and five nurse practitioners.
The Hospitalists are the primary admitting service for the vast majority of primary care providers in the Saint Alphonsus network. The group manages a high acuity medical service, is integrally involved with the stroke program, works in co-management with orthopedics, and is looking to further expand perioperative services and consult services. Hospitalists also take part in teaching internal medicine residents.
Requirements include a strong internal medicine background with Hospitalist training 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 hospitalist 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 by HealthGrades for the third year in a row and is Idaho's most recognized hospital as a five-time recipient of that designation. Learn more.
Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) 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.
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
SARMC is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest. As a not-for-profit medical center, SARMC 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; award-winning clinical services; and is the region’s only Level II Trauma Center. SARMC is part of SAHS, 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. SAHS 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 with over 500,000 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.
To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Sylvia Chariton at 208-367-3074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.