Pathology Opportunity

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise
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Facility: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise 
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Boise, ID 83706 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pathology
Pathology : Anatomic/Clinical
Pathology : Dermatology
Pathology : Gastrointestinal Pathology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (SARMC) have an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pathology physician to join an established practice located in Boise, Idaho.

SAMG is a physician led 450+ provider multispecialty group with a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. This collaborative and congenial group seeks an experienced Anatomic and Clinical pathologist to join the practice as a fourth partner. Partners share in covering general pathology in conjunction with their respective individual specialties. A Gastrointestinal Pathologist or Dermatopathologist would be ideal compliments to the Hematopathologist and two Cytopathologists currently in the practice. The partners work well together, being available and providing back up when needed. One example is participation in weekly, multi-disciplinary Breast Conference and Tumor Board on a rotating basis.

The pathology group provides services to all service lines within the hospital as well as a laboratory outreach program. Support for the Pathology practice includes access to a superb, high quality histology lab where it is easy to get additional immunostains.

The pathologists oversee both Anatomical Pathology and Clinical Pathology with the clinical laboratory resulting in over 1.5 million tests annually. Approximate annual case volume for the practice is:

  • Surgical Pathology – 13,000
  • Pap smear – 10,000
  • Non GYN Cytology's – 1,200
  • Hematology (including bone marrow interpretations) – 600

The schedule for this opportunity includes a traditional Monday through Friday work week plus call and hospital duties which includes procedures, rounding and consult. Call for this opportunity is 1:4, shared equitably including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Requirements for this opportunity include a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree; successful completion of an accredited ACGME/AOA Pathology residency program, followed by the successful completion of a Fellowship program in GI Pathology or Dermatopathology with other subspecialties considered if experience or training is exceptional. The candidate must possess Board Certification through the American Board of Pathology in AP/CP and be eligible to obtain Idaho medical licensure, a valid controlled substance registration with Board of Pharmacy and a DEA. The successful candidate must also be eligible for the granting of privileges at SARMC and other health system affiliated hospitals as needed.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Pathologist to join a growing team and be part of Saint Alphonsus Health System.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate including:

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

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise, Idaho, is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary services. It is also the region's only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16. Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature. There are a wide range of subspecialty services available 24/7, including strong trauma/surgical critical care, neurosurgical coverage, in-house interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons and fellowship trained intensivists and cardiologists.

As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus 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 including advanced imaging capabilities; and is known for its award-winning clinical services.

On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades® 11th annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named Saint Alphonsus a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for the third year in a row. Saint Alphonsus is the only hospital in Idaho to receive this recognition five times since the award originated in 2003 (2003, 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This prestigious distinction places our medical center among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.

The medical center is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System, 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. The system is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario, Oregon and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information about Saint Alphonsus Health System, www.saintalphonsus.org

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Boise, Idaho, is an economically vibrant and growing community. Boise is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 640,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise is an outdoor enthusiast's 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.

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 non-traditional 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 www.boise.org

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email docopps@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

 

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