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Company: Oneida Health
Location: Oneida
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:The Medical Staff Coordinator is responsible for performing functions related to physician and allied health professional credentialing and reappointment, meeting management, scheduling of rotations for health professions students, and flow of information from medical staff committees through the Medical Executive Committee. Assists with Joint Commission Survey and regulatory survey preparation for the medical staff/leadership function and works closely with medical staff leaders and hospital administration with regard to medical staff and bylaws issues. Serves as liaison to the provider enrollment personnel for matters pertaining to insurance company credentialing of health care providers. Maintains the medical staff lounge and mailroom. Oversees the work of the Medical Staff Office Specialist. Reports to the Vice President for Medical Affairs.POSITION SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:Coordinate the credentialing and privileging process for medical staff (physicians, podiatrists, dentists and allied health staff members) including (but not limited to) appointments, reappointments and changes in privileges.Verifies competence, medical and/or professional education, residency, internships, fellowships, additional formal training, relevant board certifications, health care affiliations, work history, professional references, licensure and certifications, malpractice coverage, CME, and privileges the applicant is requesting.Queries the National Practitioner Data Bank as appropriate.Manages expireables as appropriate.Maintains the credentialing database assuring accuracy and completeness.Organizes and maintaining credentials files in the medical staff officePresents completed files to the Vice President for Medical Affairs for review and submission to the Credentials Committee for recommendation of approval of appointments and privileges.Maintains a working knowledge of the Medical Staff Bylaws and applicable Hospital policies to ensure the medical staff's compliance with stated parameters.Familiar with the current Joint Commission standards, State and Federal Law pertaining to the Medical Staff and apply them to the credentialing process as needed.Acts as a liaison between the medical staff and other departments of the hospital and provide assistance in the coordination of the duties of the medical staff.Facilitates medical staff department and committee meetings as requested, which includes committee notification, drafting agendas, taking and drafting minutes, and providing any follow-up as needed.Ensures that all necessary paperwork is received and processed prior to students performing rotations with members of the Medical Staff and assists in scheduling these rotations.Provides supportive services to Medical Staff leaders in fulfilling the responsibilities of their offices.Exhibits a high degree of responsibility for confidential mattersDevelops departmental policies and procedures.Assigns tasks and projects to the Medical Staff Office Specialist as appropriate to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Medical Staff Office.Does other related responsibilities as required.#OHHPQUALIFICATIONS:Education: Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree in health related field desired.Experience: At least one year credentialing and privileging experience in a hospital setting preferred.Licensure: Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) or Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) preferred; willing to be certified within two years of hire required.Skills:Knowledge about the credentialing process -initial appointment, privilege delineation, and reappointment.Ability to interpret and apply regulations (The Joint Commission and CMS Conditions of Participation).Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel and web-based programs; exceptional internet research skills.Exhibit a high degree of confidentiality.Must possess superb organizational skills.Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work effectively and efficiently with healthcare professionals both within and outside of the hospital environment.Must be motivated as well as a self-starter who can work independently; however, capable and willing to take direction as appropriate.Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.Must have the ability to identify and work to solve problems as they arise.Ability to establish systems for assuring that the processes are carried out efficiently and correctly

Keywords: Oneida Health, Syracuse , MEDICAL STAFF COORDINATOR, Other , Oneida, New York

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