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Specialty: Geriatrics

Practice Scope: Outpatient / ambulatory model within Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice; hybrid model also available.

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) Boise

Primary Location(s): Eagle Health Plaza

Practice model: Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: Immediate or 2017 residents

Work Schedule: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday; no less than 34 hours of scheduled patient contact time

Call Coverage: Outpatient call (with supportive call triage service) shared equitably with other eligible SAMG adult medicine providers; SARMC operates an adult inpatient hospitalist medicine service

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

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 350+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking Geriatric physicians. Our group seeks Geriatricians who are committed to a multi-disciplinary team-based approach to care and who provide this care in a high quality and compassionate manner healing the body, mind and spirit.

Well-qualified candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable about adult health issues, possess a general internal medicine background and desire to develop outpatient-based practices in support of our growing multi-specialty medical group within a regionally integrated healthcare system; experience with electronic health records (EHRs) is also advantageous. The affiliated hospital, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC), operates a 24-7 adult medicine hospitalist service. The adult medicine hospitalists are the primary admitting service for the vast majority of primary care providers in the Saint Alphonsus network.

Community Highlights
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Idaho's capital city of Boise is the 3rd largest city in the Pacific Northwest. A mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 650,000 people and comprised of more than a half dozen fast-growing communities, Boise is a center for high tech, state government, education, agribusiness, food processing, shared services, manufacturing and other thriving industries. 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.
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.).