• Physician: System Specialty Medical Director - Psychiatry Ambulatory Behavioral Health

    Job Location(s) US-ID-Boise
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Requisition ID
  • Overview


    St. Luke's Health System in Twin Falls, ID is seeking a psychiatrist to join our busy team comprised of multi-disciplinary mental health providers who are extensively trained and highly dedicated. This position entails approximately 90% patient care and 10% ambulatory medical directorship responsibilities. The selected physician will care for patients within both our adult inpatient facility and outpatient clinic with a broad range of psychiatric disorders. Hospital employed with great benefits, retirement, malpractice, vacation and CME allowance. Enjoy a generous salary + opportunity for quality incentives as well as recruitment incentives such as: Loan Forgiveness, Relocation Assistance and Sign on Bonus.


    The Site Medical Director will work in a close partnership with the Behavioral Health Service Line leadership team to positively impact the entire St. Luke’s Health System. This role encompasses leading providers, focusing on clinical outcomes, supporting operational performance, and collaborating with provider leaders in other specialties across the health system. 


    This is an exciting time for St. Luke’s and for our Behavioral Health Service Line as we transform healthcare delivery to improve patient outcomes and lower the total cost of care. Success in our behavioral health strategy will play a critical role in helping St. Luke’s to realize these overarching goals.



    Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, The Boise Co-op, and seasonal farmers markets are within a mile of the hospital. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails. 

    • Climate: Winter is mild, spring and fall exist, and summers aren't too hot
    • It's affordable:  Boise's cost of living and housing is lower than other major cities in the Northwest, while offering the amenities of a larger city. The cost of goods and services in Idaho is less expensive than half of U.S. states.
    • Lots to see and do: Boise has cultural attractions like the Basque Block, Ballet Idaho, Trey McIntyre Project, the symphony, the opera, and a couple of museums.
    • Access to recreation: Boise is minutes away from hiking and biking trails, rivers, streams, ski hills and mountains.
    • Safety: Boise is a safe place to live. Idaho has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.



    The successful applicant will be an MD or DO with at least 5 years of clinical experience beyond residency and/or fellowship training as a board certified psychiatrist, and will also have demonstrated success in previous leadership roles Additional fellowship training and board certification in Geriatric Psychiatry and/or Addiction Psychiatry is highly desirable. Additional education in public health, health administration, or business administration is also desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with our Behavioral Health Team, Service Line leaders, and Population Health leaders as part of a team-based approach to leadership within our service line. The successful applicant will be expected to work part-time in a clinical practice, and part-time in an administrative capacity.


    WHY ST. LUKE'S? 

    St. Luke’s is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded by IBM Watson Health as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the sixth consecutive year. Only two health systems have received this recognition more years than us – Mayo and Asante. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.


    For more information, contact Tracey Duncan, recruiter at duncantr@slhs.org or 208-814-0656. 


    Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:

    St. Luke’s Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit Idaho.org


    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.



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