Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Inpt Cardiology - Temporary

Company: Saint Alphonsus

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ID101_95330 Idaho Heart Care
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Practice Summary - Advanced Practice Provider Saint Alphonsus Heart Institute

Specialty: Cardiology

Practice Scope: Provide quality cardiac services in an inpatient facility setting under the general direction of collaborating on call SAMG physicians.

Affiliated Hospital: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Location: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise, ID

Practice model: Employment

Status & Schedule: Temporary, up to three or four ten hour shifts per week. Mon - Sun 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Rotation with second APP.

Availability: Current


Licensed as an advanced practice professional nurse (APPN/ANP-BC) and be certified as a Nurse Practitioner or certified Physician Assistant (PA-C). Meet the medical center's customer service standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (adult and geriatric as applicable). Previous advance practice provider experience in cardiac disease management or chronic care management preferred. Comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities. In collaboration with practice physicians ensure provision of appropriate services to clients. Provide follow-up consultations/support as needed. Assist in creating educational materials and resources. Participate in the development and patient flow of all services provided.

Practice Opportunity Highlights

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) seek a cardiac Advanced Practice Provider genuinely interested in cardiovascular disease and a patient centered approach to inpatient care to be provided in the Cardiac Care Unit and Clinical Decision Unit setting with a commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Prep & Recovery of cath/EP lab patients (CVOU)
  • Chest Pain & Arrhythmia Observation patients (CDU)
  • ER - initial patient work up
  • Pre-admission work up
  • Admission orders
  • Pre-procedure orders
  • Discharge planning
  • Daily rounding support
  • Supervision of Stress Echo/Nuclear Stress testing
  • Procedure support

    The Advanced Practice Provider in this role will have the opportunity to establish an inpatient focus to their practice. The primary role of this provider would be to provide support for the cardiologist on call during the week and on the weekend. This would include performing stress tests, placing orders, rounding on and timely discharge of patients from the hospital. The intent is that patient care would be more opportune and compassionate through enhanced coverage and attentiveness effectively extending the reach and impact of the physicians by proxy.

    Requirements include a strong cardiac clinical background and a desire to develop a practice to support a growing multi-specialty medical group. The candidate would be working in a world class facility and in a collegial environment with physicians and other advanced practice provider peers. Challenges and learning opportunities would be abundant with the incumbent in a position to really make a positive impact on patients.

    Saint Alphonsus Health System Values, Mission and Vision

    Guided by our core values of respect, social justice, compassion, care of the poor and underserved and excellence, we at SAHS serve together, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.

    Unified by our faith-based mission, SAHS will:
  • Provide healing and hope, close to home
  • Help our communities grow and thrive
  • Be a trusted partner for life
  • Deliver value in everything we do
    Saint Alphonsus greatly values the input and leadership of our providers and encourages each provider to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG Leadership Council and in matters of practice/service line development.

    Saint Alphonsus Health System Guiding Behaviors

    Saint Alphonsus establishes and promotes the following guiding behaviors: we support each other in serving; we communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly; we are fully present; we are all accountable; we trust and assume goodness in intentions; and we are continuous learners. It is our cultural expectation that all providers will emulate these guiding behaviors and model them for all Saint Alphonsus associates.

    As continuous learners, we encourage and promote ongoing continuing medical education (CME) activities for our providers and will financially support your CME endeavors. Further, as part of our shared vision to become a trusted health partner for life, we strive to continuously increase patient satisfaction and loyalty.

    About Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

    SARMC is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest. 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; award-winning clinical services; and is the region's only Level II Trauma Center. SARMC is part of 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 pursuing system wide clinical integration that will ready the system for health reform and the delivery of value-based healthcare. SAHS is a member of CHE Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation. To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit .

    Community Highlights

    As an economically vibrant and growing community, Boise, Idaho is a metropolitan area with over 600,000 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.

  • Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

    Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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