Medical Staff Affairs Coordinator
Department/Position Overview: This position will work in a private office with frequent interruptions.. Responsibilities will include the Medical Staff Office and its committees, oversight of services to ensure compliance with the governing documents and the state and federal requirements and applicable accreditation standards. This position will be considered the subject matter expert for this facility in the area of medical staff governing documents and policies, privileging practices and accreditation and regulatory issues. We seek a candidate with a Bachelors level degree and 3 years of recent experience working in Medical Staff relations and/or 3 years credentialing experience.
Facility Highlights: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is a 183-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Woodbridge, Va. We combine the resources of a major health system with the compassionate, personalized care of a community hospital.
We offer quiet, private rooms and high quality care focused on safety and patient satisfaction. Our clinical services include advanced imaging, cancer services, cardiovascular care, emergency care, lab services, orthopedics, weight loss services and more, all powered through Sentara eCare®, a comprehensive electronic medical record system.
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The Medical Staff Coordinator has the responsibility for the assigned hospital¿s medical staff and it¿s committees, services to ensure compliance with the governing documents and the state and federal requirements and applicable accreditation standards. Each Medical Staff Coordinator is the subject matter expert for his/her facility in the areas of medical staff governing documents and policies, privileging practices, and accreditation and regulatory issues. Facilitates all aspects of credentialing, including appointment, reappointment and privileging for the medical staff. Represents administrative issues successfully to influence collaboration between physicians and hospital management. Interacts with Quality management/Peer Review and physicians to use relevant data to enable identification of practitioners who may not meet the standard of care for the hospital. Manages communications of the organized medical staff. Collaborates with other Medical Staff Offices and the Credentials Office to create and implement efficient, effective policies and criteria governing credentialing and medical staff operations.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Required: Credentialing - 3 years, Medical Staff Relations - 3 years
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Coordination, Quality Control Analysis, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer
3 to 5 years of medical staff affairs OR credentialing experience required in any setting. Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred.