Hospitalist Medical Director (Kadlec Regional Medical Center)
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Facility Name: Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Location Name: Richland, WA
Brand Name: Kadlec
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Hospitalist
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Medical Director
Schedule: Full Time
Richland, 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.
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.
Nestled at the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima rivers, Richland enjoys an abundance of outdoor recreation, excellent education, and rich scientific and agricultural industries – including an internationally recognized wine industry. With a dry climate, hot summers, and mild winters, the area boasts over 300 days of sunshine annually and year-round recreational opportunities such as golf, fishing and cycling.
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.
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