Practice Scope: Full-spectrum pediatrics (inpatient & outpatient) within Canyon County, of southwestern Idaho; a new market area for Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) pediatric services
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center (SAMC) – Nampa
Primary Location: SAMG – Dallan Woods (Boise Metro Area, located in SW Nampa) (NHSC loan repayment site, HPSA score: 7)
Practice Model: Employment
Availability: Immediate, will also consider 2014 residents
Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree (MD/DO); successful completion of an accredited pediatric residency program; board certification through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) or the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (AOBP) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment); 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: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday, no less than 32 hours of scheduled patient contact time
Call: Call 1:4, initially shared with SAMG family practice physicians until minimum of four pediatricians are recruited to service area
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry (CPOE): Cerner PowerChart®; Outpatient EHR: NextGen® Ambulatory EHR
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 280+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and is willing to support and grow a pediatric medical group practice in a community underserved in Pediatrics – Nampa, Idaho – as part of a dedicated pediatric program within a multispecialty medical group framework. This opportunity is perfect for the pediatrician who seeks a more rural practice with the support of a large health system and well organized multispecialty group practice including 17 other pediatric providers (14 pediatricians and 3 NPs/PAs) in the system.
Responsibilities include management of the pediatric health services patient. This involves direct management of the patient including, but not limited to, the following exams, procedures and services: annual and routine well child check exams, acute illness, inpatient services and injury care, et al.
The provider will also ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility and request timely consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated. The qualified candidate must be passionate about pediatric health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities.
The provider must obtain an unrestricted full medical license in Idaho and Oregon and hold a valid controlled substance registration with both the Idaho Board of Pharmacy and the DEA. The desirable candidate will also have prior pediatric practice healthcare experience in a clinic setting; this experience may be through a residency program. Moreover, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) recently implemented the NexGen® electronic health record (EHR) in its clinics and Saint Alphonsus has an established Cerner PowerChart® EHR. Therefore, experience with EHRs is desirable.
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. Moreover, as a Catholic Health Care Services Provider, we expect our providers to deliver care in accordance with the USCCB Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.
As a physician led and accountable multispecialty group, 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 - 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.
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