Richland, Washington - Seeking a board certified Internal Medicine physician to act as Hospitalist medical director. This full-time position is 95% administrative, 5% 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.
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 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. We are focused on 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.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.