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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.
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