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Specialty: Internal Medicine

Practice Scope: Team-based, outpatient care of adults within Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG), a vibrant and growing multispecialty group practice.

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Nampa

Primary Location(s): SAMG Iowa Clinic (located in Southwest Nampa)

Practice model: Employment

Status: Full Time

Availability: ASAP; will consider physicians who complete their training in 2018

Requirements: A doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited internal medicine residency program; current, unrestricted license in Idaho to practice medicine in all its phases; valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA; board certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) (or obtain such certification within 3 years of employment). Preferred: experience in outpatient settings; training, experience and/or certification in geriatrics.

Work Schedule: Traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday

Call Coverage: Call shared with other eligible members in the SAMG Department of Medicine

EMR/EHR: Athena Outpatient

Practice Opportunity Highlights
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician-led and accountable 425+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking Internal Medicine physicians. Our group seeks internists who are committed to an interdisciplinary team-based approach to care and who provide high-quality primary care in a compassionate manner, healing body, mind and spirit. Candidates should be passionate and knowledgeable, and experience with electronic health records (EHRs) is also advantageous.

For interested candidates, opportunities are available for:
Supervision of one or more nurse practitioners
Provision of house calls
Collaboration with a clinic-based pharmacist and social worker
Contractual incentives that reward quality of care and patient outcomes.
Participation in teaching health care professionals
Participation in community-based educational sessions for groups of patients and families
Daily collegial interactions with a dozen other similarly oriented health care professionals.

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.

Boise Metro Area Highlights
As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 660,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise 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