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Specialty: Neurology

Practice Scope: General neurology outpatient clinic-based practice; inpatient consults and call.

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

Primary Location: Outpatient clinic in Nampa/Boise; call responsibility based in Boise, potential for outreach clinics.

Practice Model: Employment or Professional Services Agreement

Status: Full Time

Availability: Immediate

Requirements: Individual with a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree (MD/DO), successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency training program in Neurology, demonstration of the management of neurological patients in the last 12 months or successful completion of an approved residency or clinical fellowship in the past two years, board certification in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or board certification in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry or its equivalent (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: Typical schedule includes 32 hours per week of ambulatory clinic patient contact time plus hospital consults/ rounding and call. Traditional work week based at the Nampa clinic site, inpatient consults at SAMC Nampa, plus call that may include evenings at SARMC Boise.

Call: Call shared equally with other eligible members of the SAHS Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery.

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

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led and accountable 400+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking a board certified or board eligible neurologist committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and is willing to support and grow neurology practices in Nampa and Boise, Idaho within a multispecialty medical group framework. As the regional provider of advanced neurological services, Saint Alphonsus neurologists have the opportunity to provide care for patients with complex conditions, neurodegenerative disorders, seizures, and general neurological disease. Providers also have the opportunity to lead and participate in clinical trials.

The Saint Alphonsus Neuroscience Institute promotes collaboration with a team of general neurosurgeons, vascular neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, vascular neurologists, neurologists, neuropathologists, physiatrists, oncologists, and neurootolaryngologists. Saint Alphonsus in Boise has a well-established interventional neuroradiology service that includes: biplane angiography, MRI/ MRA, CT/CTA, CT perfusion, 4-vessel angiography, and interventional stroke and aneurysm procedures. Support for the practice is bolstered by a full complement of specialists including hospitalists and intensivists. Saint Alphonsus uses a 3rd party telestroke service staffed by vascular neurologists for acute stroke coverage on nights and weekends. Technology and services available to neurologists include EMG capability in the clinic and the hospital, EEG with web-based interpretation, TCD, Botox injection and infusion capability in the clinic, and the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

Requirements include a strong clinical neurology background as well as a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. In providing this support, you will obtain Idaho and Oregon medical licensure to maintain and strengthen the Health Systems neurology programs across all communities we serve. This opportunity also requires granting of privileges at SARMC and other system hospitals as needed. 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.

The opportunity requires Idaho and Oregon medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC-Nampa, SARMC-Boise and other system hospitals as needed. 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 outlying communities.To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, visit www.saintalphonsus.org.

Boise Metropolitan Area
The Boise Metropolitan Area, also known as the Treasure Valley, is anchored by the cities of Boise, Nampa and Meridian. With a population of more than 635,000, this southwestern Idaho region is a commercial center in the Northwest, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment. 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 Idaho as the Best State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.

As a faith-based Catholic ministry and not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests in the communities we serve, through charity care and other benefits. Our goal is to improve the health and well-being of people by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, physician-led, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System serves the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada through these facilities: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Baker City, OR; and, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group with primary and specialty care providers at over 70 clinic locations, all of which are members of the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a network of over 2200 employed and independent providers. Saint Alphonsus is a proud affiliate of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 93 hospitals and 122 continuing care facilities, home health and hospice programs, and PACE center locations that provide more than 2.5 million visits annually. To find out more go to: www.saintalphonsus.org