Hospitalist Physician (Kadlec Regional Medical Center)

Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Richland, Washington
Closing date
Aug 30, 2024

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

Kadlec is seeking a full-time Hospitalist Physician to interact with the center/hospital medical staff and specialists to ensure appropriate and timely patient care, patient transfers, and patient referrals. Manage patients through the continuum of hospital care. Order treatments, tests, and consult with specialty physicians where appropriate. Direct, coordinate, or supervise the patient care activities of nursing and support staff. Write patient discharge summaries to summarize hospital stay. The hospitalist is an internal medicine position that serves hospitalized adults. The role works exclusively in an inpatient setting, including acute care settings and the emergency room. The hospitalist makes decisions about whether to admit a patient to a hospital for inpatient care. The role manages care throughout a patient's hospitalized stay, making referrals as necessary to specialists and coordinating with a patient's primary care provider, as necessary. Applicants must have:

  • Medical Degree (MD)
  • Washington State medical license
  • Completion of ACGME-accredited residency program in Internal Medicine
  • Compensation is between $134.46 and $173.25 per hour

Where You'll Work

Kadlec Regional Medical Center is a 337-bed, nationally recognized medical center with a growing heart and vascular program, a Level II Trauma Center, a world-class digital imaging center, and more award-winning initiatives. Representing the highest level of patient-centered care, 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 for quality and safety.

Where You'll Live

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.

Who You'll Work For

Kadlec is the leading health care organization in the Tri-Cities and surrounding region of southeast Washington, where it operates Kadlec Regional Medical Center hospital and a network of more than 40 primary and specialty care clinics. Home to a growing heart and vascular program, it also has a world-class digital outpatient imaging center. Part of the Providence family, Kadlec's more than 3,000 employees are committed to its mission of providing safe, compassionate care.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 24124

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