Provider Solutions + Development Hospitalist Medical Director in Richland, Washington

Position Description

Tri-Cities, Washington - Seeking a board certified Internal Medicine physician to act as Hospitalist medical director. This full-time position is 75% administrative, 25% clinical. Competitive base salary with quarterly bonus potential; comprehensive benefits with possibility of sign-on bonus. As medical director for Kadlec Regional Medical Center, you will work closely with facility leadership at all levels to oversee the growth and success of an established 32 provider practice. Lead our team with responsibilities that include driving client support initiatives such as process improvement, risk management, implementation of evidence based guidelines, as well as overseeing the development of quality incentive plans for and supporting the physicians in reaching quality objectives, including but not limited to core measures. Provide guidance and leadership promoting initiatives such as geographic rounding, early discharge planning, multi-disciplinary rounding and HCAHPS score improvement strategies. The ideal candidate will have previous hospitalist leadership experience, while also having excellent communication and supervisory skills. The right candidate should have expertise in regulations and regulatory compliance as well as a strong clinical knowledge base. Great opportunity for a fulfilling professional life in the welcoming community of Richland, located in sunny southeast Washington.

Facility Description

Kadlec Regional Medical Center is a progressive, 270-bed, nationally recognized, not-for-profit medical center. The first hospital in Washington State to receive Planetree Designated status, Kadlec is the regional referral center for southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon. Kadlec’s quality and safety initiatives have earned a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group, placing Kadlec among the highest rated hospitals in the state of Washington. Kadlec Regional Medical Center has also been voted “Best Hospital” by the Tri-City Herald’s annual People’s Choice Awards for several consecutive years. With more than 275 employed providers and comprehensive 24/7 hospitalist and intensivist programs, we are committed to creating a truly healing environment for each individual patient’s unique needs. Just as importantly, we support an organizational culture which encourages and nurtures its staff.

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 MoneyGeek.com’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 which includes Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland and Kadlec Clinic, a network of primary and specialty care clinics in the surrounding region, and is the second largest employer in the region. Kadlec is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) family, which operates 50 exceptional hospitals and more than 800 clinics across seven western states. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice clinician opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, PSJH and Kadlec offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Kadlec: This is what trust looks like.

Job ID Number: 9765
Facility Name: Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Location Name: Tri-Cities, WA
Brand Name: Kadlec
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Hospitalist
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Administrative
Type of Role: Clinical
Type of Role: Medical Director
Email: Dwight.Beck@psdrecruit.org
Phone Number: 509.942.2129
Schedule: Part Time
CP: Yes
CB: Yes
NP: No
PA: No
HC: No
IS: No

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