Provider Solutions + Development Division Chief of Surgery in Richland, Washington

Position Description

Tri-Cities, Washington- Kadlec Clinic is seeking a physician leader who is a board-certified surgeon to join us as Division Chief of Surgery. Part-time position (0.5FTE Administrative). The Chief has joint authority and responsibility for both ambulatory and hospital division operations in partnership with their identified dyad partner(s), and constructively works to resolve conflicts and align strategic and clinical priorities amongst caregivers within their division. This individual provides leadership for planning, promoting and implementing region-wide, system-wide, or hospital-wide standards, clinical integration and consolidation efforts to achieve a seamless continuum of care within the delivery system. The Chief provides leadership and oversight for Medical Staff and operational functions regarding quality initiatives, credentialing, and strategic and financial planning. This physician leader has the ability to delegate assigned tasks, as appropriate, within their span of control. The Chief demonstrates a positive attitude and collaborative approach to implementing value-based care and population health.

Minimum 3 years post-residency clinical practice required; Board certification in area of specialty preferred; Member of Kadlec Regional Medical Center (KRMC); Previous administrative and/or leadership experience preferred. Licensed physician in the state of Washington required.

Facility Description

Kadlec Clinic is part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s growing network of clinics offering primary care and specialist services with exceptional, patient-focused care in southeast Washington and northeast Oregon. We understand how important it is to care for the whole patient, not just treat diseases or perform procedures. That’s why we choose physicians we’d trust to care for our own families, and why the collective providers of Kadlec Clinic have been selected as “Best Physician” by the Tri-City Herald’s annual People’s Choice Awards. As a part of Planetree, our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff are devoted to combining the latest in medical technology with compassionate, respectful and personalized health care.

Location Description

Nestled at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima Rivers, Tri-Cities (Kennewick, Pasco and Richland) enjoys an abundance of watersports and fishing in addition to excellent education, and rich scientific and agricultural industries—including an internationally recognized wine industry which boasts 200 wineries within an hour’s drive. A cost of living index of 95 and no state income tax figure into’s listing of the Tri-Cities as one of the “Best Small Cities to Make a Living,” while the Milken Institute ranks the area among the top 10 high technology communities in the nation. The newly renovated airport makes travel a delight with direct flights to many hub cities. The Tri-Cities area boasts over 300 days of sunshine and a mere 8 inches of rain annually, providing a dry climate with hot summers and mild winters. If you enjoy year-round recreational opportunities such as golf, cycling and hiking, this is the place for you.

Brand Description

Kadlec is a not-for-profit health system that includes Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington, and Kadlec Clinic, a network of primary and specialty care clinics in the surrounding region of Southeast Washington state. Kadlec, the second largest employer in the region, is home to a growing open heart surgery and interventional cardiology program, the region’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a world-class digital outpatient imaging center. Kadlec is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health family. Kadlec: This is what trust looks like.

Job ID Number: 9599
Facility Name: Kadlec Clinic
Location Name: Tri-Cities, WA
Brand Name: Kadlec
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Surgery General
Job Setting: Hospital, Medical Clinic
Type of Role: Administrative
Type of Role: Clinical
Type of Role: Medical Director
Phone Number: 509.942.2219
Schedule: Part Time
CP: Yes
CB: Yes
NP: No
PA: No
HC: No
IS: No

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