Medical Staff Coordinator
Full-Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Days
Position Summary: Responsible for coordination, preparation and administrative support for Medical Staff functions; collaborates with Medical Staff Department Chairs, CAOs, and CNOs to ensure timely review of materials for credentialing and privileging of applicants, Medical Staff members, and AHPs; prepares for Medical Staff department and committee meetings, prepares agendas, packets, takes minutes, processes and distributes appropriate correspondence and coordinates continuing education. Performs recordkeeping activities for the Medical Staff. Assists in formulating the budget for the Medical Staff Office. The coordinator assists with development, planning, and implementation of the credentialing/privileging process. Assists in compliance with the applicable accrediting and regulatory agencies (ie – Joint Commission, CMS, NCQA, URAC, and Stark) in regards to credentialing while developing and maintaining a working knowledge of applicable statutes, laws, and regulations. Ensures that all expirables are reviewed, obtained and managed on a monthly basis according to rules and policies. Maintains the confidentiality of all business/work and Medical Staff information. Assists in managing the flow of information between the Medical Staff Office, applicable Medical Staff departments and committees, Medical Staff leadership, Administration and Governing Body. Assists in coordinating updates to Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and Medical Staff policies.
Minimum Education: Non specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a Bachelor’s degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum Experience: Five (5) years experience in a healthcare environment with at least three (3) years experience in a Medical Staff office with credentialing responsibilities; knowledgeable with Joint Commission and NCQA standards; proficiency with Microsoft Office products; experience with Visual Cactus desired; strong interpersonal and communications skills
Licensure Requirement: Certification as a Medical Staff Services Professional preferred.
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