Specialty: Trauma Surgery
Practice Scope: Full-spectrum trauma/acute surgery practice within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice
Affiliated Hospital: On-site: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise; Affiliated Saint Alphonsus ID/OR/UT telemedicine network facilities
Primary Location: Clinic-based practice on campus of SARMC in Boise, Idaho metro area
Practice Model: Employment
Availability: 2013 / 2014
Requirements: Completion of ACGME accredited Trauma Fellowship, ABS Certifications in General Surgery & Surgical Critical Care (or obtain such certifications within 3 years of employment), obtain medical license in Idaho and Oregon, current ATLS instructor
Work Schedule: Traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities, which may include evenings and weekends. Typical schedule includes 36 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time plus hospital consults/rounding and call.
Call: Share equally in trauma/acute care surgery call with other eligible members (presently 5 employed partners) at an ACS verified Level II Trauma Center
EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Order Entry: Cerner PowerChart®; Anticipated 2014 implementation of NextGen® Ambulatory EHR
Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 270 provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a fellowship trained Trauma Surgeon with an added credential in surgical critical care, who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and desires to develop a general surgery practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group.
Requirements include a strong clinical background, completion of a trauma fellowship, ABS certifications in general surgery and surgical critical care and current ATLS instructor. The opportunity also requires Idaho and Oregon licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals as needed to strengthen the Health System’s trauma surgery program across all the communities we serve. 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 his/her practice to reach and better serve outlying communities.
The trauma surgeons participate in a primary and back-up call panel arrangement. Moreover, SAMG is in the process of implementing the NexGen® electronic health record (EHR) and SARMC has an established Cerner PowerChart® EHR.
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.
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 Regional Medical Center
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary trauma and critical care services. In addition, Saint Alphonsus is the region’s only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16; Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature.
There are 975 providers on the medical staff at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC), with over 450 physicians holding active privileges along with over 180 allied health professionals. The environment of care is collaborative in nature and there are supportive and related specialties in such areas as cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonary/critical care and vascular surgery. The hospital also has an award-winning inpatient diabetes program that is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Our outstanding program was the first in Idaho (and 17th in the nation) to earn the Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission. Saint Alphonsus also offers a Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Program that uses the sophisticated Sechrist Monoplace 4100 Hyperbaric Chamber.
As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus 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 including advanced imaging capabilities; and is known for its award-winning clinical services.
On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades® 11th annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named Saint Alphonsus a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for the third year in a row. Saint Alphonsus is the only hospital in Idaho to receive this recognition five times since the award originated in 2003 (2003, 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This prestigious distinction places our medical center among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. HealthGrades® also designated Saint Alphonsus as Five-Star Rated for Carotid Surgery for the second year in a row (2012 and 2013).
The medical center is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System, 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. 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.
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a metropolitan area of approximately 625,000 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. In fact, Forbes Magazine recently ranked Boise as the 2nd best city to raise a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.
To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Michael Gibbons at 208-367-7041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.