Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Practice Scope: Join a full-spectrum vascular surgery practice with a desire to expand a regional vascular referral center within a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice. In the 2nd half of 2013, we will be opening a new $4.2M Hybrid Endovascular O.R. with Philips FlexMove Technology.
Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) – Boise with referrals from Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) associated facilities
Primary Location: Hospital-based practice on campus of SARMC in Boise, Idaho metro area
Practice Model: Employment
Requirements: MD; completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship/residency program in Vascular Surgery; ABS Certification in Vascular Surgery (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment); ability to admit, provide comprehensive examinations or consultations, diagnose and perform surgical procedures on patients of all ages, including trauma, presenting with illnesses, injuries and disorders related to the practice of Vascular Surgery; knowledge and experience with vascular surgical techniques relating to advanced and complex open/endovascular operative treatment of a variety of vascular disorders to include the entire spectrum of interventions used to treat vascular disorders; knowledge and experience with management of vascular problems that also includes indicationfs and techniques relating to endovascular and open interventions; obtain medical license in Idaho.
Work Schedule: Traditional work week plus call and hospital responsibilities as well as support of a non-invasive vascular lab; a typical schedule could consist of two days in clinic and three days in the O.R. plus hospital consults, rounding & call.
Call: Share equally in vascular surgery call with other eligible members at our ACS verified Level II Trauma Center to ensure continuous uninterrupted vascular surgical coverage as determined by the SARMC Medical Director of Vascular Surgery.
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 280 provider multispecialty group practice that seeks a fellowship trained Vascular Surgeon (MD) possessing knowledge and experience with vascular surgical techniques relating to advanced and complex open as well as endovascular operative treatment of all manner of vascular disorders. The ideal candidate will commit to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care, desiring to contribute to the further expansion of a regional vascular referral center in support of a growing multi-specialty medical group.
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is constructing a $4.2M Hybrid O.R. with Philips FlexMove technology. Set to open in the 2nd half of 2013, this room integrates a surgical operating room with an advanced x-ray imaging system. This will enable surgeons to perform the most advanced endovascular procedures.
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, neurology, pulmonary/critical care, nephrology, neurosurgery and trauma 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.
Requirements of the position include a strong clinical and surgical background , completion of an ACGME accredited vascular surgery residency/fellowship and ABS certification in vascular surgery. The opportunity also requires Idaho licensure and granting of privileges at SARMC.
The vascular surgeons in the center also support a non-invasive vascular lab by providing oversight, supervision and interpretation of vascular studies. Although not a requirement, there is a preference for the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential.
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, Saint Alphonsus Health System (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 is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary vascular services. It is also 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.
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.