Director Clinical Practice and Professional Development

Director Clinical Practice and Professional Development

Seattle Metro

We have been engaged in a search for a Director, Clinical Practice and Professional Development for an internationally recognized preeminent organization that is focused on transforming health care. They have transformed health care through innovations in patient safety and the ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to high-quality care.

Consisting of a 325-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, this is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care and

This leadership position is responsible for:

  • Developing, planning, implementing, managing and evaluating the day to day operations of the Clinical Education department.
  • Partner with the Administrative Director, Clinical Education with budgeting, program planning and developing strategic goals for the work unit.
  • As a key member of the leadership team, you will help to continually develop the results-driven initiatives that define our success and are transforming healthcare. 


  • Master’s degree in Nursing required.
  • A current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse License is required for this position.
  • Minimum of five years nursing experience required, 
  • Minimum of three years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Understanding of budgets and planning required.
  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development or equivalent is required, or certification must be obtained within 2 years of hire.
  • Experience with Lean Methodology preferred.
  • Prior staff development/teaching experience preferred
  • Ability to create a climate in which people want to do their best.
  • Ability to quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness to change.

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary, relocation assistance, annual performance bonus potential, excellent benefits including strong continuing education program and exceptional career growth potential – you will find their commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.  

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume to:

Pat Holtermann or Kay Hays

360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098

Given your position it is likely you know qualified and interested individuals.  We reward your networking efforts by giving a $1000 cash referral bonus once your referral is hired.

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This post was written by pat on April 19, 2019

System Director Revenue Cycle Operations


Washington State

We have been engaged by a non-profit health system with 10 facilities across the Pacific Northwest to assist in the search for a System Director of Revenue Cycle Operation. This position will be based in Washington State


  • Directs, controls and is accountable for the revenue cycle across the health system under the leadership of the System VP Revenue Cycle.
  • Develops long- and short-term business strategies, operational plans and oversees implementation.
  • Manages the design, structure, development and planning issues within scope of direction.
  • Responsible for quality, service and regulatory compliance for revenue cycle.
  • Responsible for directing the day to day operational functions of assigned revenue cycle departments and corresponding entities.
  • Maintains and facilitates the continual enhancement of effective and efficient operations of the revenue cycle functions throughout the system.
  • Provides strategic leadership and day-to-day support for all aspects of revenue cycle including charge description master, revenue cycle reporting, oversight of charge capture process, denial management, work queue oversight, etc.
  • Serves as an advisor to leaders across the organization.


  • Provides strategic direction and oversight of Revenue cycle processes, including charge master description, revenue cycle reporting, charge capture process, denial management and related functions through quality data, policies and efficient procedures.
  • Leads and manages complex Revenue Cycle projects, working with key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Coordinates and implements revenue cycle initiatives, including identifying and assembling resources when necessary.
  • Actively monitors operational performance to anticipate and meet the needs of leadership.
  • Maintains revenue cycle KPI’s within established industry and/or Organization standards and instill accountability and ownership at the appropriate level.
  • Nurtures a positive and proactive work environment, emphasizing respect for individuals, high standards of quality, customer service, innovation and team work.
  • Fosters strong results orientation by motivating caregivers and holding them accountable to meeting customer needs and organizational goals.
  • Motivates, facilitates, mentors and coaches team to deliver high quality, cost effective services.
  • Facilitates the ongoing learning, well-being, professional satisfaction and development of staff through training, work assignments, increased responsibility and mentoring.
  • Ensures that organizational integrity and regulatory standards are maintained in all Revenue Cycle policies, procedures and processes.
  • Ensures that all team members know and understand their role related to regulatory compliance.
  • Facilitates compliance with administrative/legal requirements and governmental regulations as they relate to Revenue Cycle operations.
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement and implements them by engaging stakeholders throughout the organization. Works in partnership with local and regional leaders of operating units to identify new ways to enhance financial products and services.
  • Manages assigned departmental budget oversight.  Includes routine monitoring, adjustment and annual budget development process.
  • Works collaboratively with key stakeholders throughout Health System to ensure that revenue and reimbursement properly report and support the services provided.
  • Drives for changes in work products and processes that will improve functional area efficiencies and effectiveness. Partners with organizational leaders to ensure that operations and processes remain consistent and emulate best practices.
  • Ensures revenue cycle data quality monitoring and related training.  Monitors work unit compliance with internal controls and develops remediation plans to address identified control weaknesses.


  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience in the revenue cycle or finance.
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience required.
  • Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.
  • Solid process improvement skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to connect with all levels within the organization and external vendors.
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Strong skills in mediation, conflict resolution and investigations.
  • Ability to develop and present concise information.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures in a hospital or Clinic environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of EMR and Revenue Cycle tools
  • Must be detail oriented and well organized.
·         HFMA, MGMA or AHIMA certification desirable.

 ?Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary, relocation assistance and exceptional career growth potential

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume with salary history:

Pat Holtermann at 360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098 or Send resume to

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This post was written by pat on March 1, 2018

Board Certified Physicians – Kuwait

Physicians, Nurses and Medical Imaging Professionals looking for an International Adventure……

Our client is an integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading non-profit health systems in the

United States.  They combine a 100 year commitment to community care with groundbreaking research, teaching and medical services to patients worldwide.

The International focus of this organization features hospital management, health care consulting and clinical education services through strategic alliances and affiliations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

We are seeking Board Certified Physicians in the following specialty areas who are interested in practicing in any one of 4 large hospitals in Kuwait.

 Board Certified or Board Eligible Physicians with 7-10 years practice experience:

 Emergency Medicine – salary $262K plus 25% overseas premium

Internal Medicine – $230K plus premium

OB/GYN $ $262K plus premium

Pediatrics – $262K plus premium
Surgeon $262K plus Premium

Paramedical Practice Leader – MD or PhD in Public Health or Nursing – $262K plus premium

Other healthcare professionals:

Medical Imaging Practice Leader/Administrator $230K plus premium

Director of Nursing – salary to be determined

In addition there will be a housing allowance, car allowance, tuition allowance and 30 days round trip home each year.

A 5 year contract is required with 3 of the five years based in Kuwait.  No paperwork, no billing, no insurance challenges…..just the ability to practice medicine in a state of the art setting.  When you return home after completing your 3 year commitment you have the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious organizations in the world.

For details and confidential conversation contact:

Pat Holtermann, CPC – – 888-778-0098

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This post was written by pat on April 1, 2011