Under the supervision of the Manager Medical Affairs, coordinates credentialing of new applicants for Medical Staff membership, including the collection, review, organization and presentation of this data to the Medical Staff Credentials Committee, Department Chairpersons, Medical Director and the Medical Executive Committee.
Receives and screens all requests for Medical Staff membership/applications.
Initiates credentialing process, including the dissemination of reference requests and state and federal verification correspondence.
Schedules and coordinates all appropriate interviews and meetings during the credentialing process.
Maintains continuous contact via phone and/or in person with candidates for appointment and all agencies and institutions who have been requested to supply credentialing information.
Reviews and organizes all data received and prepares files for presentation to Credentials and Department Chairpersons, the Medical Director and the Medical Executive Committee.
Conducts orientation for new physicians.
Enters new and/or changed physician data into four systems and appropriately notifies other departments of these changes as needed.
Drafts correspondence and requests for information, following department policy for release of information.
Coordinates the work of the volunteers in distributing mail, and the maintenance of accurate and up to date files.
Prepares agendas, attends and takes minutes for Medical Executive Committee meetings, semi annual Medical Staff meetings and Credentials Committee meetings
Coordinates special projects as needed.
High School Diploma Or Equivalent required.
Associates Degree preferred.
Three to five years experience with Medical Staff credentialing in a healthcare environment preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) certification preferred.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Computer proficiency and strong communication and organizational skills.
Knowledge of state, federal and Joint Commission Credentialing standards required.
Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
Must be detail oriented and must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Internal Number: 2018-8800
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