Bakersfield Heart Hospital is seeking a Director, Medical Staff Services to join our exceptional team.
The candidate will provide oversight of medical staff services. Serves as liaison between administration, medical staff and the Hospital. Oversees credentialing, privileging, bylaws, rules& regulations, policies and practitioner competency. Assumes responsibility for continuous compliance with state and federal regulations including Joint Commission (TJC) standards and California Medical Association (CMA) guidelines as they relate to the organized medical staff and the medical staff services department. Responsible for all coordination, development of agenda and generation of minutes for all Medical staff committees meetings.
Ensures a high quality medical staff by thoroughly investigating and verifying the credentials of all applicants to the medical staff.
Evaluates the hospital practice and privileges of all members seeking reappointment to the medical staff/Allied Health categories.
Provides a vehicle to improve quality via the medical staff committee process and by maintaining records of all medical staff committees
Contributes to efficient and cost-effective operation of the Medical Staff Service by monitoring and planning for budgets and expenses.
Promotes medical staff compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies by continuously monitoring the operations of the hospital Medical Staff Office and effectively initiating change when needed.
NAMSS Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) required.
Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred.
Bachelors’ Degree in health care administration, business or a related field of study or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Five to seven years of experience as a medical staff services professional within a hospital setting.
Must have successful experience in medical staff credentialing, basic medical staff organization structure/governance, and regulatory requirements.
Internal Number: 092019
About Bakersfield Heart Hospital
AWARD-WINNING HEART CARE AND SO MUCH MORE.
AS KERN COUNTY’S HEART AND VASCULAR LEADER, THE BAKERSFIELD HEART HOSPITAL IS RELENTLESSLY PURSUING THE LATEST AND MOST-EFFECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND TREATMENTS FOR OUR PATIENTS. BY SPECIALIZING IN THE NATION'S NUMBER ONE KILLER, WE GIVE PATIENTS THE BENEFITS OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY WHILE PROVIDING SERVICES THAT FOCUS ON THEIR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. BAKERSFIELD HEART HOSPITAL IS LEADING THE WAY BY CONCENTRATING ON PROVIDING THE BEST PATIENT CARE, ACHIEVING BETTER OUTCOMES AND MAKING AVAILABLE ADVANCED TREATMENT OPTIONS.
EACH YEAR, HEART DISEASE CLAIMS MORE LIVES THAN THE NEXT SEVEN LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH COMBINED. WE'RE THE BAKERSFIELD HEART HOSPITAL, AND THE SOLUTION WE BRING IS LIKE NO OTHER. COMPREHENSIVE, COST-EFFECTIVE, PHYSICIAN-LED, PATIENT-FOCUSED. WE DEDICATE RESOURCES TO KEEPING THE HEART HEALTHY AND TREATING IT WHEN IT'S NOT. IN ADDITION TO CARING FOR YOUR HEART, WE CARE FOR THE REST OF YOU TOO. FROM OUR FULL SERVICE EMERGENCY ROOM TO OUR TOTAL JOINT PROGRAM ,WE OFFER AWARD-WINNING, COMPLETE MEDICAL CARE YOU CAN TRUST.