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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 280-provider multispecialty group practice seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and is willing to support a thriving pediatric medical group practice, as part of a dedicated pediatric program within a multispecialty medical group framework. This opportunity is perfect for the pediatrician who seeks a fast-paced clinical environment with the support of a large health system and well organized multispecialty group practice including a total of 13 pediatric providers in the entire health system. Responsibilities include management of the pediatric health services patient. This involves direct management of the patient including, but not limited to, the following exams, procedures and services: annual and routine well child check exams, acute illness, inpatient services and injury care, et al. Collaboration with obstetricians in deliveries and subsequent neonatal care is expected although the scope of care does not include care of critically ill infants. The provider will also ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility and request timely consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated. The qualified candidate must be passionate about pediatric health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills, and problem solving abilities. The provider must hold a valid controlled substance registration with both the Idaho Board of Pharmacy and the DEA. The desirable candidate will also have prior pediatric practice healthcare experience in a clinic setting; this experience can be through a residency program. Moreover, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) recently implemented the NexGen® electronic health record (EHR) in its clinics and Saint Alphonsus has an established Cerner PowerChart® EHR. Therefore, experience with EHRs is desirable.

About Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC)

SARMC is a 387-bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the region’s only Level II Trauma Center. As a not-for-profit medical center, SARMC reinvests 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; and award-winning clinical services. On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades® annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named SARMC a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for the third year in a row – and Idaho’s only hospital to receive this recognition five times since the award orignated in 2003. This prestigious distinction places SARMC among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance and has been named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence in 2003, 2006, 2011, 2012, and 2013. SARMC is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS), a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system serving the full range of the health and wellness needs of the people in southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon, and northern Nevada. SAHS is a member of Trinity Health, the third largest Catholic Health System in the nation. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit:

Community Highlights

Boise, Idaho, often called the City of Trees, is nestled in the Treasure Valley against the majestic foothills and is part of a thriving metropolitan area of more than 630,000 people. As the largest metropolitan area in Idaho, it is easy to understand why Boise is earning a national reputation for its sublime quality of life. Boise is Idaho's capital city and a commercial center in the Northwest region, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, and a flourishing scene for arts and entertainment. Forbes Magazine recently ranked Boise as the second best city to raise a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.

• Boise metro area exceeds 630,000

• Boise ranked #2 in Forbes 2012 list of best cities for raising a family

• Boise ranked #3 in CNN/Money 25 best places to retire

• Thriving cultural scene with a plethora of outdoor activities

• Medscape Medical News rated Idaho “best state to practice medicine in West/Northwest”

For many, work life in Boise is characterized by diverse industries, like technology, government, and financial services. Boise is headquarters for several major companies and manufacturing facilities. The corporate community includes Fortune 500 members: Hewlett Packard, Boise Cascade, Washington Group International, and Micron Technology. Leading employers also include state government, universities, regional health centers, and high tech companies. When it comes to enjoyment, there are many ways to play in Boise. Situated where the high desert meets the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, Boise is the gateway to exceptional recreational opportunities including: world famous white-water rafting, Nordic and Alpine skiing, snowboarding, hunting, fishing, backpacking, hiking, biking, and camping. A charming downtown area delights residents with fine dining, theater, dance clubs, and live music. Summer nights are spent taking in performances at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival or enjoying outdoor live concerts at the Idaho Center. A regional hub for jazz and theater, and home to The Boise Center which hosts numerous functions throughout the year, Boise is a delightful blend of traditional and nontraditional sights and attractions. Boise frequently receives national recognition for its quality of life and business climate. Recent national rankings include: Best places for business and careers as well as Most Secure Place to Live (500,000 or more residents). Boise and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe, clean, and vibrant downtown, and with its vision of becoming the Most Livable City in the Country, the Boise area is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. For more information on Boise, please visit:

Contact Information

To apply for this position, or for further information, please contact Michael Gibbons at: 208-367-7041; or:

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center