Responsible for all functions of the medical staff services department.
EDUCATION: Associate Degree or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current certification as a Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) or required within 4 years if not certified at time of hire.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years' experience in acute care facility with extensive knowledge of medical staff processes including applications, credentialing, reappointment and medical staff bylaws/rules & regulations. Management experience preferred.
Proficient verbal and writing skills
Strong reading, writing, editing, and composing skills
Able to take meeting minutes according to the Robert's Rules of Order
Excellent computer skills with ability to learn credentialing, scheduling and other software programs
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Maintain confidentiality of medical staff information
Ability to supervise others to achieve goals
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Understands medical terminology
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital operations
Ability to establish/maintain professional relationships with internal and external customers
Functions effectively in a fast-paced environment.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
Reports to: Medical Staff Office Supervisor with responsibility to the Medical Staff leaders.
ENVIRONMENT: General office environment with occasional offsite meetings. Working hours are varied, and are frequently longer than an 8-hour shift. Flexibility in starting and ending times is required due to meetings, unexpected changes in schedule and urgent work deadlines. Work can sometimes be stressful. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases.
Ability to sit in office 50-75% of work day and move about the hospital for 15-25%. Frequent typing, computer and writing activities; requires ability to see and hear with or without assistance, some standing, bending, squatting, lifting and carrying involved.
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.