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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa (SAMC - N) have an excellent opportunity for an Interventional Cardiology physician to join and support an existing cardiology program in Nampa, Idaho.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 400+ provider multispecialty group practice that has an excellent opportunity for an Interventional Cardiologist to be part of a 7-member cardiology practice in Nampa. Currently the group consists of three Interventional Cardiologists, three Invasive Cardiologists and a Nurse Practitioner. The Nampa practice is part of a larger, employed and integrated 15 member Cardiology team reaching across the health system. Cardiologists participate with hospital administration in managing the cardiovascular service line collaboratively. SAMG, with primary and specialty care providers at 74 clinic locations, is also a member of the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a network of over 1,800 employed and independent providers.

The Saint Alphonsus Heart Institute is an outstanding comprehensive cardiovascular program with many other differentiating services which include an accredited Chest Pain center, a Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center, a Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery program, a CVOR that operated on over 400 patients last year, a CV Research program, advanced EP lab with Stereotaxis robotics, and a Womens Heart Care Program.

The primary location for this opportunity is the Garrity campus of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center, Nampa. Visits to outreach clinics one to two times per month may be required at other health system sites within 2 hours drive time of Boise, Idaho. The schedule for this program is primarily a traditional weekday schedule with call shared equitably with other Interventional Cardiologists. The call is currently 1:4 with the opportunity for paid excess call coverage.

Requirements include Board Certification either through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Cardiovascular Diseases OR the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) with certification of special qualification (CSQ) in Interventional Cardiology (or obtain such certifications within 3 years of employment), a strong cardiovascular disease background with excellent Fellowship and Residency training as well as a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. In providing this support in a multi-disciplinary and collegial fashion, the Cardiologist will obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health Systems heart care programs across all communities we serve. This opportunity also requires granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals to include Stents, IVUS, Interventional left and right heart catheterizations, electrocardiograms, holter and echocardiogram interpretation, stress treadmill testing & supervision, stress echos, and pacemaker implantations and checks. Nuclear cardiology skills and Echocardiography board certification are welcome but not required. Interventional treatment of peripheral vascular disease is also available.

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 their practice to reach and better serve more remote communities.

SAMG currently utilizes McKesson Horizon Cardiology CPACS, Cerner PowerChart. Ambulatory EMR and eClinical Works which is transitioning to Athena; therefore experience with Electronic Medical Records is preferred.

Saint Alphonsus Heart and Vascular Service

The Nampa Cardiology practice is part of the Saint Alphonsus Heart Institute, our regional comprehensive cardiovascular program with many differentiating services which include an accredited Chest Pain center, a Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center, a Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery program, a CVOR that operated on over 400 patients last year, a CV Research program, advanced EP lab with Stereotaxis robotics, Lipid Apheresis, and a Womens Heart Care Program.

Saint Alphonsus Heart Center Nampa

The Saint Alphonsus Heart Center in Nampa - conveniently located off the I-84 & Garrity exit - includes a new cardiac cath lab, a cath lab with peripheral capabilities installed in 2014, and Cardiac Recovery Unit. With quick access to full service emergency and heart care services, the Saint Alphonsus Heart Center in Nampa has the only 24/7 interventional Cath lab in Canyon County and is the fastest growing cardiology program in the region. The cardiac Cath lab at Saint Alphonsus Heart Center in Nampa is a multidisciplinary department staffed with board-certified cardiologists, registered nurses, radiology technologists and cardiovascular technologists. All clinical staff are ACLS certified and many have additional cardiovascular certifications. Collocated with the Cath Lab is a 10-bed Cardiac Medical Unit, a Cath prep & recovery unit, nuclear medicine, echo, and EKG diagnostics.

The lab provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, valvular heart disease and peripheral vascular disease. Saint Alphonsus is proud to provide the highest quality of care in the most state-of-the-art environment. Cath Lab procedures performed include: Diagnostic Adult Cardiac Catheterization, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Balloon Angioplasty, Coronary and Vascular Stent Placements, Permanent Pacemakers, Coronary Thrombectomy, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Peripheral Vascular Angiography, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Intravascular Ultrasound, Intracardiac Ultrasound and Cardioversion Tilt Table Studies.

Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) Values, Mission and Vision

We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. We at SAHS serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

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

As a Catholic Health Care Services provider, Saint Alphonsus has a cultural expectation that all providers deliver care in accordance with the USCCB Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Saint Alphonsus greatly values the input and leadership of our providers and encourages each provider to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG Leadership Council and in matters of practice/service line development.

As continuous learners, we also encourage and promote ongoing continuing medical education (CME) activities for our providers and will financially support your CME endeavors. Additionally, as part of our shared vision to become a trusted health partner for life, we strive to continuously increase patient satisfaction and loyalty.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Interventional Cardiology physician to be part of Saint Alphonsus Health System.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent and competitive income and benefits package is available.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa - (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 its 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, 20 bed Birkeland Maternity Center, cardiac care center, and ambulatory surgery.

HealthGrades, the nations 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 Groups 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. The system is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario, Oregon and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic health care system in the nation. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information about Saint Alphonsus Health System, visit www.saintalphonsus.org


COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Nampa, Idaho, is Idahos second-largest city with a population of more than 83,000 residents. Situated in Canyon County, Nampa lies west of Boise and is located in the center of the Boise metro area; it is less than 20 miles from the Boise Airport. Located along Interstate 84, the area boasts excellent transportation corridors in all four directions.

The city of Nampa is experiencing dramatic growth in its residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Nampa's family-friendly community has a distinct cultural heritage and its historic downtown stands poised for a renaissance. Civic amenities enhance the excitement of a culturally rich urban core and translate into a dynamic place to live and work.

For Multiple years, Nampa has been named among the Top 100 Communities for Youth. Nampas schools, library, Boys and Girls Club and numerous non-profit community events and agencies give young people opportunities to grow. Nampa is also home to Northwest Nazarene University, the Idaho Hispanic Cultural Center, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and Celebration Park showcasing Native American art from over 12,000 years ago. With wineries, golf courses, museums, concerts, a farmers market and annual rodeos, its easy for Nampa to live up to the motto, Small town feeling - Big time fun!

Nampa boasts tremendous recreation opportunities, with swimming, boating, fishing, off-road trails, hiking and bird watching. Just 15 miles south of town, the Snake River winds through a dramatic desert canyon. The Boise Mountains (30 miles to the north) and Owyhee Mountains (30 miles to the south) provide ample opportunities for skiing, alpine hiking, hunting, rock climbing, and amazing sightseeing. There are vast public lands perfect for exploring, biking and camping. The city sits at an elevation of 2,480 feet, and the high desert climate offers four seasons with mild winters.

Nampa and its surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe place to raise a family and outdoor recreation opportunities are just some of what makes Nampa the great place it is!

For more information on Nampa, Idaho, visit www.ci.nampa.id.us

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email backkg@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.