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Medical Staff Services Coord

Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Responsible for credentialing and maintaining a working knowledge of the Medical Staff Bylaws, The Joint Commission standards, and other applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Two years of college or equivalent experience in healthcare field will be considered.

    • Experience
      • Previous administrative experience required in a hospital or medical office setting required.
      • Minimum two years credentialing experience required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) highly desirable.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Strong computer skills and attention to detail is preferred.
      • Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
      • Must be able to handle multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests.
      • Ability to work collaboratively with department director, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team is vital, along with the ability to problem solve and make decisions.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to organize and manage demanding workload are essential. Self-starting and self-motivating.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Hearing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers and co-workers.

      • Maintain a working knowledge of the Medical Staff Bylaws, TJC standards, and other applicable regulatory bodies.

      • Coordinates credentialing process of appointment and reappointment to the Medical Staff as well as the procedures for privileging in a manner consistent with the Hospital / Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and policies.

      • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of any information presented to the Credentials Committee for the purpose of credentialing and privileging of physicians and AHP's.

      • Maintains an accurate and efficient recordkeeping system for the Medical Staff. Collects Medical Staff dues according to policy and maintains financial records of Medical Staff.

      • Provides administrative support for senior leaders as needed. Maintains contract data base and Medical Staff Bylaws.

      • Provide general administrative support by scheduling meetings, prepare agendas, reports, and presentations. Assists with reception duties and gives assistance to telephone callers.

      • Communicates and shares information with Assistant to the President so routine aspects of the position can be performed.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted October 26, 2018
Date Closes December 25, 2018
Requisition 11013
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Work At Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp
Department Administrators
Shift Daytime
Hours 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday - Friday hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00