Job ID: 290110865  |  Last Updated: 10/31/2022

General Surgeon - Baker City

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Baker City
Baker City, OR
Applicant Contact
Jason Schultz
Physician Recruiter
(208) 302-9132
(208) 367-7964

Job Description

Practice Highlights: Become part of a physician led 500+ provider multispecialty group with a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. This full-spectrum general surgery practice in a community offers rewarding surgery opportunities, including endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures, balanced with a rural-paced lifestyle. The Practice is located in a clinic space adjacent to the hospital. SAMC-Baker City is a Critical Access Hospital with 25 beds with 2 operating suites plus endoscopy,

Support: Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Baker City offers a 24/7 Emergency Department, 24/7 anesthesia support, and full ancillary departments (MRI, X-ray, Ultrasound, CT, Echo and Laboratory) with a newly remodeled clinic located inside the medical center building. Saint Alphonsus Medical Group provides regional network support and outreach for surgical subspecialties including surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, upper GI surgery, orthopedics, ENT, and gynecology; Local primary care and specialty clinics, medical oncology.

Status: Full Time, Employed
Schedule: Traditional work week, M-F with a minimum of 32 hours of patient contact time - includes clinic, procedures, & consults
Call: Requirement for 10 days of low call burden per month including one weekend at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Baker City. Call incentive pay for any call over the requirement.

Salary and Benefits:
- Sign-on Incentives
- Student Loan Repayment
- Relocation
- PTO & CME Allocation
- Malpractice Insurance (Incl. Tail)
- Health/Dental/Vision
- Retirement (403b)

- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree;
- Successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA general surgery residency program.
- Board certification through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS)- or obtain such certification within 5 years of employment.
- Obtain Oregon and Idaho medical licensure and granting of privileges at SAMC Ontario and SAMC Baker City as well as other affiliated hospitals as needed; valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and DEA.
- Interest in a broad-spectrum general surgery and endoscopy practice.

Community Baker City, Oregon (pop. 10,000) is situated in the valley between the rugged Elkhorn and Eagle Cap Mountains. From the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains to the waters of the Snake River, Baker County (pop. 18,000) is an outdoor recreation enthusiasts playground with fishing, hunting, rafting, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits. Majestic mountain ranges tower over blue ribbon streams and rivers. Rich forests are punctuated by clear, high-mountain lakes. Interstate 84 easily connects Baker City to several major metropolitan areas, including Boise (125 miles east), Portland and Seattle. An area rich in cultural heritage and scenic beauty, Baker is wide open for discovery! For more information on Baker City, Oregon, please visit; or

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74 clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit The ideal candidate will commit to patient care while demonstrating and modeling our organizations
Mission, Vision and Values.

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