Provides oversight and guidance for all credentialing and privileging functions in Medical Staff Services department.
EDUCATION: Associate Degree or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current CPCS certification or become certified within one year upon meeting certification requirements.
Ability to work collaboratively with administrative team, physicians, patients, staff employees and community
Fluency in speaking, reading and writing English: Spanish desirable
Additional desirable skills include:
Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, MDStaff and data base management
Knowledge of healthcare information systems
Understanding of financial and accounting principles
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work well in team settings
Deadline driven, self-starter.
Knowledge of medical terminology
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in Medical Staff Affairs or Payer Enrollment..
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director of Medical Staff Office and Continuing Medical Education
- General office environment and general hospital departments (100%) of the day.
- Bloodborne pathogen A
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move around the hospital to all units/departments and off-site clinics for about 20% of the day, sitting in office 80% of the day. Use of computer to enter data, type reports and request reports. Requires good vision, dexterity to write as well as type. Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours vary, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.