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Specialty: Pediatrics

Practice Scope: Full-spectrum pediatrics (outpatient) in the Boise metro area

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC)

Primary Location: Clinic-based practice in Eagle, Idaho

Practice Model: Employment

Status: Full-time (1.0 FTE)

Availability: ASAP or 2018 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 scheduled patient contact time plus clinic call.

Inpatient/Call: Share equally in call with other eligible members of the SARMC Department of Pediatrics, generally 1 in 10. Phone call only.

EMR/EHR: Inpatient EMR /Computerized Order Entry (CPOE): Cerner PowerChart
Outpatient EMR: NextGen Ambulatory EHR

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 400+ provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent opportunity for a board certified or board eligible pediatrician who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and is willing to support a thriving pediatric medical group practice, as part of a dedicated pediatric program within a multispecialty medical group framework. This opportunity is perfect for the pediatrician who seeks a fast-paced clinical environment with the support of a large health system and well organized multispecialty group practice which includes 19 pediatric providers (16 pediatricians and 3 NPs/PAs) in the regional health 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. Collaboration with obstetricians in deliveries and subsequent neonatal care is expected although the scope of care does not include care of critically ill infants.

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 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 can be through a residency program. Moreover, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) uses the NexGen electronic health record (EHR) in its clinics and Saint Alphonsus has an established Cerner PowerChart EHR. Therefore, experience with EHRs is desirable. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Community Highlights
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 640,000 people. Boise is Idaho's capital city and is a commercial center in the Northwest. The Boise Valley is an outdoor enthusiasts 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. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.

Several high-profile publications rank the Boise metro 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 recently ranked the Boise metro area 2nd for raising a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.

CNN/Money ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.

Medscape Medical News identifies Boise and Idaho as the Best City and State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

Contact Information
To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Jamie Brajcich at 208-302-9126 or jamie.brajcich@saintalphonsus.org.
Saint Alphonsus Health System is 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, one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation.

Saint Alphonsus Health System is anchored by the only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center in the region, providing the highest quality, most experienced hospital care to critically ill and injured patients.With a promise to keep care close to home for patients, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of a regional medical center in Boise, Idaho and community hospitals in Nampa, Idaho, and Ontario and Baker City in eastern Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a 350+ provider multi-specialty medical group serves the needs of patients and families in the Boise Valley (aka Treasure Valley) and the Baker Valley, with primary and specialty care providers at over 74 clinic locations in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon of the northwestern United States (NW U.S.).