Occupational Medicine – Medical Director Opportunity
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise have an opportunity for an Occupational Medicine physician to lead a clinic based Occupational Medicine practice located in the Boise, Idaho metro area with outreach clinics to Nampa, Caldwell and Fruitland.
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a physician led 450+ provider multispecialty group with an excellent Clinical Occupational Medicine opportunity for a physician committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. Based in a newly built, state-of-the-art 13,000 square foot facility, responsibilities include management of the occupational medicine patient in collaboration with the patient’s employer and/or surety, to provide:
- Injury assessment and treatment
- Physical exams (DOT, HazMat, Pre-Employment, Respirator)
- Hearing, vision & blood pressure screenings
- Lab services, x-ray, drug screen and breath alcohol collection
- Pulmonary function testing
- Chemical exposure services
- Worksite safety consultations
- Aggressive return-to-work programs
The Medical Director will guide staff, utilizing approved guidelines and standards of care in further developing OEM programs. They must maintain working relationships with local industries in order to ensure their needs are met. Support for the Medical Director include an experienced staff of four APPs and two Physicians who understand workers compensation policies and procedures; on-site family medicine and urgent care as well as access to the Saint Alphonsus network of primary care and specialty services.
The Medical Director opportunity offers well-qualified candidates a mix of clinical and administrative responsibilities (0.8 FTE clinical / 0.2 FTE administrative). The schedule for this opportunity is Monday through Friday, with no fewer than 27 hours of scheduled patient contact time. The clinics are closed weekends and holidays. Moreover, there is no call associated with this opportunity.
Requirements for this opportunity include a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree, Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Occupational Medicine. The selected Medical Director must obtain Idaho medical licensure to practice medicine in all its phases as well as valid controlled substance registration with Idaho Board of Pharmacy and DEA.
Preference will be shown to candidates who possess Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification and/ or Medical Review Officer (MRO) certification. However, Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine trained physicians will also be considered. Experience as a Medical Director is preferred but not required.
The qualified candidate will exude passion about Occupational Medicine health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities. The candidate should also have knowledge of OSHA and health and safety regulations and will be on the FMCSA Registry.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Occupational Medicine physician to be part of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group.
Saint Alphonsus offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:
- Sign-on Incentives
- Student Loan Repayment
- PTO & CME Allocation
- Malpractice Insurance – with tail
- Retirement (403b)
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
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
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.
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