Specialty: Internal Medicine
Practice Scope: Full-time outpatient full-spectrum internal medicine practice
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario (SAMC – Ontario)
Location: Clinic-based practice on the campus of SAMC – Ontario
Practice model: Employment
Status: Full Time
Requirements: Board Certified or Board Eligible
Work Schedule: Days; minimum of 36 patient contact hours per week
Call: Inpatients are covered by full-time hospitalists
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart® NextGen® Ambulatory EHR
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a 270 provider multispecialty group, seeks a board-certified internal medicine physician to work in an ambulatory setting in a hospital-based clinic. The physician must demonstrate a commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and work cooperatively with associates and other providers. The physician must also be willing to oversee and supervise mid-level providers.
Requirements include a strong medical background 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 general internal program across all communities we serve. The opportunity also requires privileges at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario.
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 Saint Alphonsus Health System 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, Saint Alphonsus Health System 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.
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.
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 Medical Center - Ontario
SAMC – Ontario is a 49 bed acute care, not for profit hospital serving Ontario and the surrounding communities in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho. As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC - Ontario 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. Part of the reinvestment is the development of the $10,000,000 Fruitland Health Plaza, a state of the art, 30,000 square foot home to primary care and specialty physician offices along with a host of ancillary services such as lab, radiology and physical therapy that opened October, 2012.
SAMC – Ontario, 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. HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) with multiple # 1 state rankings for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Interventional Procedures, Neurosciences, Neurosurgery, Treatment of Stroke and Gastro-Intestinal Services.
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.
Ontario (pop. 11,245), the largest city in Malheur County (pop. 31,615), is located on the eastern edge of Oregon, midway between Salt Lake City and Portland on the Snake River. Part of the area known as Idaho’s Western Treasure Valley, this land has spacious, rugged areas, as well as prime agricultural growing land. The people in this area come from diverse cultural backgrounds, including those of Japanese, Basque, Mexican, Native American and European descent.
Ontario serves as the retail, service, and medical center for 167,000 people within a 45-mile radius. Interstate 84 and Oregon Highways 20/26, 30, and 201 all pass through Ontario; U.S. Highway 95 connects with Ontario via the Snake River Bridge. Ontario is one hour from Boise and midway between Salt Lake City and Portland.
Ontario has an agriculturally based economy; crops include onions, potatoes, sugar beets, corn, alfalfa, mint, seeds, grain, and hay. Livestock raised locally include: cattle, sheep, llamas, and buffalo. Trucking companies as well as Union Pacific rail lines help transport these commodities and processed food to markets throughout the nation and the world. There is also a growing retail sector that attracts shoppers from throughout the area.
The Ontario School District 8C includes a high school, a middle school, and five elementary schools for 2,800 students. Voters in the community recently approved a school bond to finance construction and upgrades to existing schools. There are also two private schools and one charter school serving students kindergarten through eighth grade, two Head Start programs serving around 250 students, and several day care/pre-school centers. A local association provides support for home schooling families. Treasure Valley Community College provides educational, athletic musical, and cultural activities for students and the public, and an extension of Eastern Oregon University is housed in the Four Rivers Cultural Center.
The attractive and affordable housing in Ontario includes townhouses, apartments in quiet, gated communities, and country and mountain homes. A wide diversity of religious groups provides opportunity for worship and volunteer service. There are 30 congregations of different persuasions, including the only Buddhist Temple in Eastern Oregon.
Outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to Ontario, which is close to the Leslie Gulch-Succor Creek National Back Country Byway. The Byway offers views of some of the most rugged and spectacular countryside in eastern Oregon. There are many striking geologic formations, such as vertical towers, pinnacles, and deep gorges, as well as the vibrant pinks, oranges, purples, and reds painted across the sandstone cliffs.
Recreation opportunities abound in Ontario, which has a community aquatic center, 18-hole municipal golf course, movie theater with eight screens, bowling alley, fitness centers, Four Rivers Cultural Center, and over 61 acres of parks, including five municipal parks, one state park, and a skate park. Major local events include the America’s Global Village Festival, Japanese-American Obon Festival, Malheur County Fair, Winter Wonderland Parade, and Basque Dinner & Dance. Other area recreation includes swimming, water skiing, bicycling, boating, hunting, hiking, and world-class fly fishing. Snow sports can also be found on nearby mountain slopes.
To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Sylvia Chariton at 208-367-3074 or email@example.com.