Registered Nurse Regional Clinical Liaison
Kadlec Regional Medical Center - Richland, WA

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Regional Clinical Liaison (RN)
Full Time, Exempt.

Are you an RN? Are you a patient advocate? Are you able to engage patients, their families, and providers as necessary to bring about an optimal patient experience? Do your co-workers refer to you as a "do-er"? (Meaning that when you see something that needs to be changed, you work hard until that change has been accomplished)?
Then, this may be the position for you!

The Regional Clinical Liaison (RN) functions include the establishment of collaborative relationships with referring hospitals throughout the region, working with the Emergency Physicians, Emergency Department Directors, staff and administration of hospitals to provide education and consultation regarding patient transfer processes as well as protocol development and implementation. The Regional Clinical Liaison (RN) will work with all entities across the entire continuum of care to include first responders throughout the region to streamline processes, enhance communication and teamwork.

Under the direction of the Director, Regional Clinical Relations and Development, the Regional Clinical Liaison (RN) works with health system leadership, service line leaders, providers and departments within Kadlec Health System to provide support for the furtherance of the regional outreach strategy and support of a comprehensive continuum of care in the region; Works within the management structure of Regional Clinical Relations and Development; Exhibits a comprehensive understanding of trauma, cardiac, neuro patients and knowledge of other specialty services as well as transfer system issues and case management principles; Actively participates and offers education regarding patient care and processes for health system personnel as well as to outlying hospitals.

Minimum Requirements: RN; 3 years critical care experience. Preferred: BSN; Cardiac, Neuro, ER and/or ICU experience.

This position offers excellent compensation, benefits, and paid relocation.

*To apply, please visit: www.kadlec.org
EOE*

About the Community:
Tri-Cities at a glance:

  • Located in southeastern WA at the confluence of the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers.
  • Second best city for employment in the U.S. (Manpower, October 2009)
  • Tenth in the U.S. in 2011 Best Performing Small Cities (Milken Institute)
  • Lowest cost of living in Washington State (ACCRA 2010 Cost of Living Index).
  • Fourth largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in Washington State.
  • Major communities are Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco.
  • Population of 275,000 and growing.
  • Average price of homes: $214,000.
  • No State Income Tax!

Welcome to the Tri-Cities where 300 sun filled days offer visitors a year round outdoor paradise. Fun in the sun is a way of life in the Tri-Cities; river action abounds on the Columbia, Snake, and Yakima Rivers. Recreational and sports enthusiasts will love the Tri-Cities. Visitors can enjoy one of the three professional sports teams. And with everything from bicycling to bowling, fishing to hunting, and soccer to water-skiing, the recreational opportunities are endless. The area’s ten beautiful courses challenge the most experienced golfer, but can be enjoyed by the beginner as well. After savoring just one of the local premium wines, visitors will understand why the area has been rightfully called the “Heart of Washington Wine Country.” The Tri-Cities boasts more than 160 wineries within a 60 mile radius, producing some of the finest wines in the world.

The Tri-Cities is a great place to raise a family, start a new business, continue your education, or retire. Residents enjoy the Tri-Cities’ unique local flavor, excellent school system, virtually non-existent traffic congestion, low crime rate, annual precipitation of less than seven inches, diverse outdoor recreational opportunities, and limitless regional attractions. Whether you have animals and love the country life, or want to live next to a golf course, on the river, or near shopping and business, there is a home waiting for you in our community.

About Kadlec:
Kadlec Regional Medical Center is part of Kadlec Health System and is a Nationally-Recognized & Award Winning 270-bed hospital located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Noted accomplishments:

  • “Grade A Safety Award” based on 26 measures, selected SCIP measures, and AHRQ measures around preventions of complications and infections (Leapfrog, 2012)
  • “Cardiac Unit Awarded Top 10% Nationally for excellent responses” (PRC, 2012)
  • “Emergency Department Awarded Top 25% Nationally for excellent responses” (PRC, 2012)
  • “Emergency Department Awarded the prestigious ENA Lantern Award for exceptional and Innovative Performance--just one of 20 recipients in the nation!” (ENA, 2012)
  • “Top Leadership Team in Healthcare Award” (HealthLeaders Media, 2011)
  • Intensive Care Unit “Beacon Award”—one of 122 ICUs (out of 6,000) that received this award nationally (AACN, 2010).
  • “Best in Class Employer—top 10% nationally for engaging and empowering employees” (HR Solutions, 2010)
  • First hospital in Washington State and one of only thirteen nationwide to become Planetree-Designated (Planetree, 2011)

Other:
Joint Commission Accredited
Level III Acute Care Trauma Service Designation
Level II Joint Trauma Rehabilitation Service Designation
College of American Pathologists (CAP) Certified
Class A Rating, Board of Pharmacy Inspection (July, 2010)
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
American College of Radiology (ACR) Accredited
FDA Certified Mammography Center
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification


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