Thursday, February 21, 2013

EIRMC hires new HR director, promotes another to head emergency services

Matt Campbell
Matt Campbell has joined Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center as the hospital's director of human resources. He brings 11 years of human resources management experience from his tenure with Melaleuca, Inc., where he was responsible for globalization of the company's HR departments. Campbell holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Utah. An Idaho Falls native, he enjoys youth sports coaching and spending time with his family.

Jared Rickabaugh
Also at EIRMC, Jared Rickabaugh has assumed a new role as director of emergency services. A registered nurse, he has held many positions at the hospital, moving from staff nurse to clinical team leader and then to the quality department as core measures coordinator before becoming clinical manager of the emergency department. During this time, Rickabaugh earned the CPHQ professional certification in quality improvement and won the HCA Mountain Division “Peak” Award for piloting quality management systems that were eventually adopted by the entire division. In addition, Jared and his emergency department team won a statewide Qualis Award, which is given in recognition of quality improvement initiatives that significantly reduce patient wait times.

Most recently, he served as the director of quality management. He said he is excited to resume an “active duty” role with his current promotion.

A native of Iowa, he holds a Masters of Business Administration from Idaho State University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Brigham Young University. He has served on the Board of Directors of United Way of Idaho Falls & Bonneville County, and is active in Boy Scouts and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.