Position Summary: With oversight by the CMO and AVP for Quality/Risk, responsible for timely and effective coordination of the activities of the Medical Staff Office, including physician and mid-level credentialing and re-credentialing, meeting management, flow of information from medical staff committees through the Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees. Assists with Accreditory Survey preparation for the medical staff/leadership function, including staff and medical staff education regarding accreditation standards. Works closely with CMO, medical staff leaders, AVP for Quality/Risk, hospital administration, and legal counsel with regard to medical staff and bylaws issues.
Ensures compliance with applicable regulations, standards and policies regarding credentialing, medical staff administrative activities and reporting requirements.
Arranges for orientation for all new physicians/ providers, coordinates call schedules and AMC Pay for Call program, and with oversight by the Medical Staff Treasurer, maintains the Medical Staff accounts.
Educational Requirements/ Qualifications:
Membership in the National Association Medical Staff Services and the State Association Medical Staff Services required.
Education: Degree in business or health related field desired. CMSC and/or CPCS Certification by the National Association Medical Staff Services required, or obtained within three years of hire.
Experience: Previous experience in a Medical Staff Services Administrative position preferred.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing. Must possess strong organizational and computer skills. Must be able to effectively prioritize multiple schedules and to work independently. Must have the ability to effectively coordinate and complete a complex variety of assignments, within specified time constraints. Must be willing to maintain a flexible work schedule as needed. Maintains a high degree of discretion due to the extremely confidential nature of the position.
Knowledge: Strong, current working knowledge of prevailing standards, regulations and practices applicable to medical staff administration, credentialing and related fields required and will be maintained through access to recognized and credible sources such as NAMSS, Horty, Greeley, etc. Background in medical terminology preferred.
Internal Number: 2019-125
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As a key community institution in the heart of the Adirondacks for over a century, Adirondack Health takes tremendous pride in delivering our legacy of healing to the residents and visitors who cherish the unequalled characteristics of our region.
Our medical and support staff is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the patients, residents and visitors they serve. With an experienced medical staff of 60 physicians, board certified in 25 specialties, we provide an interdisciplinary approach that serves patients where they need us, when they need us.
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Adirondack Health is a not-for-profit organization with a strong commitment to serving our region.
Our Community Benefit Program is designed to address specific health needs, with a focus on improving access to healthcare and increasing prevention through education. Our employees actively participate in Community Health Improvement initiatives designed to educate our stakeholders about important issues in healthcare and community health.
We offer a wide variety of free classes that focus on important issues such as cardiac disease, prenatal care, smoking cessation, CPR, diabetes and more. We host blood drives throughout the year and support flu clinics. Partnering with local high schools and colleges, we engage students interested in a healthcare career and offer them an opportunity to gain first-hand experience working in a hospital setting.
To help build a healthier community, we also partner with other area nonprofits with similar missions, such as St. Joseph's Addiction and Rehabilitation Center, High Peaks Hospice, North Country Life Flight, the U.S. Olympic Training Center and Mercy Care for the Adirondacks.
Our patients and residents are often our friends, our family members, our neighbors, and this deep community connection inspires us and drives us to provide excellent healthcare, close to home.