Under the direction of the Director of Medical Staff Services, the Medical Staff Coordinator is responsible for direct, hands on involvement in the major processes associated with, but not limited to, such functions as credentialing, and medical staff leadership support.
The Medical Staff Coordinator relieves Director of Medical Staff Services of various details, coordinates and maintains effective office procedures and efficient work flows; establishes and maintains harmonious working relationships with superiors, co-workers, customers or clients, the allied health professional staff, and the medical staff.
The Medical Staff Coordinator takes action authorized during Director’s absence and uses initiative and judgment to see that matters requiring attention are referred to delegated authority or handled in a manner so as to minimize effect of Director’s absence.
The Medical Staff Coordinator provides support to the Medical Staff Officers and Medical Staff Leadership and is knowledgeable of the Medical Staff bylaws and relevant state law, federal and accrediting body standards, as they relate to medical staff services.
Associates Degree or Equivalent preferred.
Three years recent experience as a medical staff services professional within a hospital
setting required; understands the various components of the U.S. health care delivery system.
Computer skills, typing expertise, communication skills, both orally and in writing, and must work well as a member of a team.
Working knowledge of medical staff credentialing and organizational structures as well as current knowledge base of all related regulatory agency requirements preferred.
Certification as a Certified Provider Medical Services Management (CPMSM) preferred and Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred.
Strong interpersonal and management skills, as well as the essential skills of the ability to provide positive or negative feedback to employees.
Knowledge of correct office procedures including filing skills and knowledge of medical terminology
Independent problem solving and decision making abilities by using personal judgment in prioritizing work, delegating tasks, managing projects, and setting deadlines while handling daily interruptions and adapting to change in priorities, re-establishing deadlines to get the work completed.
Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality