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Neurosurgery - Boise

Specialty: Neurosurgery

Practice Scope: Saint Alphonsus Medical Group seeks a board certified/board eligible neurosurgeon.  The ideal physician is fellowship trained and BC/BE in Neurological Surgery, to include cranial, spinal, and vascular Neurosurgery with excellent clinical and leadership skills. We are looking for a physician who can advance neurosurgical goals and neurosciences at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise, ID

Location: Boise Metro Area, with satellite clinics sites in Twin Falls, ID & Ontario, OR.

Practice model: Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: 2013

Requirements: Board Certified or will become Board Certified within 3 years of employment. Become licensed in Idaho and Oregon.

Work Schedule: Traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities that may include evenings and weekends. 

Call:  Call shared equally with other members of the Neurosurgery Department. 

Practice Opportunity Highlights

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 270 provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a board certified or board eligible neurosurgeon, with emphasis on cranial and spinal surgery, to join its growing neurosurgery practice in Boise, Idaho.  Saint Alphonsus is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary neurological services, and is the only Regional Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center.

As the regional provider of advanced neurological services, Saint Alphonsus neurosurgeons have the opportunity to provide care for patients with complex neurovascular conditions, complex spine conditions, spine and brain trauma, a variety of neurooncology diagnoses, as well as elective cases.

Over the past several years, the Neurosciences program has received national recognition for clinical excellence, and received the following designations from HealthGradesÒ:

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Neurosciences Excellence Award™ in 2012
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ in 2012
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences in 2012
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosurgery in 2012
  • Ranked #1 in ID for Neurosciences in 2012 and 2013
  • Ranked #1 in ID for Neurosurgery in 2012
  • Ranked #1 in ID for Treatment of Stroke for 2 Years in a Row (2011-2012)
  • Five-Star Rated for Spine Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Back and Neck Surgery (Spinal Fusion) in 2013
  • Five-Star Rated for Neurosciences in 2012
  • Five-Star Rated for Neurosurgery in 2012
  • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Stroke for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)

The Saint Alphonsus Neuroscience Institute promotes collaboration with a team of neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, vascular neurologists, neurologists, neuropathologists, physiatrists, oncologists, and neurootolaryngologists. Saint Alphonsus has a well established interventional neuroradiology service that includes: biplane angiography, MRI MRA, CT/CTA, CT perfusion, 4-vessel angiography, and interventional stroke and aneurysm procedures. Work in conjunction with medical and radiation oncologists and the area’s only Novalis Stereotactic Radiosurgery suite. Support for the practice is bolstered by a full complement of specialists including hospitalists and intensivists.  Saint Alphonsus Medical Group is in the process of implementing the NexGen electronic health record and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center has an established Cerner PowerChart electronic health record.  

The opportunity requires Idaho licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals as needed. Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) is the regional leader in telemedicine innovation and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate the use of telemedicine into their practice to reach and better serve outlying communities.

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.

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 pursuing system wide clinical integration that will ready the system for health reform and the delivery of value-based healthcare.   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.

Community Highlights

The Boise Metropolitan Area, also known as the Treasure Valley officially consists of five counties in Southwestern Idaho, anchored by the cities of Boise and Nampa.  With a population of more than 600,000, the region is a commercial center in the Northwest, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment. The Treasure Valley offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers.

Several high-profile publications rank the area as one of the best places in the country to do business and live.  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 recently 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.

Contact Information

To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Sylvia Chariton at 208-367-7030 or schultjb@sarmc.org

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