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Pain Management - Nampa

Specialty: Pain Management Physician

Practice Scope: An outpatient based practice providing medical management and interventional treatment of pain.

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa

Primary Location: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa (Boise Metro Area)

Practice Model: Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: Immediate                                                             

Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree (MD/DO); completion of subspecialty training in an ACGME/AOA accredited pain medicine program beginning after satisfactory completion of an ACGME/AOA accredited residency program (preference given to candidates completing an accredited fellowship in Interventional Pain Management); board certification in an appropriate medical specialty and certification in Pain Medicine recognized by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and/or the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) (or obtain such certification in 3 years);  full license in Idaho and Oregon to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy & DEA.

Work Schedule: Weekdays

Call: Shared Back Up Call Responsibilities

EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart® | Ambulatory EHR anticipated installation Spring 2014

Practice Opportunity Highlights

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 280 provider multispecialty group practice seeking a full-time physician (MD/DO) to practice at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa in an outpatient clinic located on the hospital campus.  Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa is part of the Saint Alphonsus Health System which includes four hospitals spanning southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus Health System currently employs two interventional physiatrists, one physician assistant, one nurse practitioner and one psychologist in an outpatient pain clinic located at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) in Boise.  This new location at our Nampa facility will work closely with the Boise pain physicians to define treatment protocols for pain management across the health system.   Additionally, Saint Alphonsus has developed an acute spine program under the leadership of a non-interventional physiatrist to manage acute non-operative spine conditions. 

Requirements include a strong clinical background, a capacity to lead in the creation of a new service location, and an interest in developing further outreach services in western Idaho and eastern Oregon.  Both medical management and interventional capacities are important attributes of a qualified candidate.   The candidate will support in the recruitment of additional advanced practice practitioners to support the program as well as psychological services to offer a comprehensive set of services. 

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 (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 Medical Center - Nampa

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho (SAMC – Nampa) is a 152 bed community medical center serving people throughout the greater Nampa, Idaho area. As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC - Nampa 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.  As an example of this reinvestment, SAMC-Nampa is developing the state of the art, $33.5 million Nampa Health Plaza along the I-84 corridor with a full service emergency room, the 20 bed Birkeland Maternity Center, cardiac care center and ambulatory surgery.

HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized Saint Alphonsus Health System 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 Medical Center – Nampa also was recognized with multiple # 1 State rankings. The hospital also received five 5-Star Ratings including recognition for Coronary Interventional Procedures, treatment for heart attack and total hip replacement.

SAMC – Nampa is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS), a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system. The four medical centers, along with Saint Alphonsus Medical Group’s 280 providers at 38 clinic locations, serve the full range of the health and wellness needs of the people in southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus is a member of Trinity Health, the third largest Catholic Health System in the nation.  To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Highlights – Nampa

Nampa, Idaho, is Idaho’s second-largest city with a population of more than 82,000 residents.  Situated in Canyon County, Nampa lies 20 miles west of Boise, is located in the center of the Boise Metro Area and is less than 20 miles from the Boise Airport. Located along Interstate 84, the area boasts excellent transportation corridors in all four directions.

The city of Nampa is experiencing dramatic growth in its residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Nampa's family-friendly community has a distinct cultural heritage and its historic downtown stands poised for a renaissance. Civic amenities enhance the excitement of a culturally rich urban core and translate into a dynamic place to live and work.

For multiple years, Nampa has been named among the Top 100 Communities for Youth.   Nampa’s schools, library, Boys and Girls Club and numerous non-profit community events and agencies give young people opportunities to grow.  Nampa is also home to Northwest Nazarene University, the Idaho Hispanic Cultural Center, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and Celebration Park – showcasing Native American art from over 12,000 years ago.  With wineries, golf courses, museums, concerts, a farmer’s market and annual rodeos, it’s easy for Nampa to live up to the motto, “Small town feeling - Big time fun!”

Nampa boasts tremendous recreation opportunities, with swimming, boating, fishing, off-road trails, hiking and bird watching. Just 15 miles south of town, the Snake River winds through a dramatic desert canyon. The Boise Mountains (30 miles to the north) and Owyhee Mountains (30 miles to the south) provide ample opportunities for skiing, alpine hiking, hunting, rock climbing, and amazing sightseeing. There are vast public lands perfect for exploring, biking and camping.  The city sits at an elevation of 2,480 feet, and the high desert climate offers four seasons with mild winters.

Nampa and its surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none.  Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe place to raise a family and outdoor recreation opportunities are just some of what makes Nampa the great place it is! For more information on Nampa, Idaho, please visit www.ci.nampa.id.us.

Boise Metropolitan Area

The Boise Metropolitan Area, also known as the Treasure Valley, is anchored by the cities of Boise, Nampa and Meridian.  With a population of more than 630,000, this southwestern Idaho 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. In addition to Idaho's culture of physician independence making it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician, several high-profile publications rank the area as one of the best places in the country.  Here are just a few of the national accolades received in recent years:

  • Forbes Magazine (April 2012) - Of the largest MSAs, Boise ranks #2 on Forbes list of Best Places to Raise a Family (based on median income, overall cost of living, housing affordability, commuting delays, percentage of families owning homes, crime rate and education quality).
  • Medscape News (2012 & 2013 Surveys) – In 2012, identified Idaho as the Best Place to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.; specifically noted Boise as Best City in its 2013 survey.
  • CNN Money (September 2011) –  ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.
  • Outside Magazine, 2010 Best Town in the Western U.S. - “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.”

Contact Information

To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Sylvia Chariton at 208-367-3074 or sylvchar@sarmc.org.

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Saint Alphonsus Health System  |  1055 North Curtis Road  Boise, ID 83706  |  208-367-2121

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