HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Staff Services Coordinator (Full-Time/Weekdays Only) in Austin, Texas

_ Located in central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renownedTexas Cardiac Arrhythmia InstituteandSt. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit andThe Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensiveBariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department._ _POSITION SUMMARY_ This position is responsible for coordinating the daily activities and functions of the credentialing and privileging component of the medical staff services department. Responsibilities include accreditation compliance, credentialing, privileging, Medical Staff committee support, and policy and procedure compliance. This position monitors the latest regulatory standards and ensures compliance. Responsibilities have a direct and significant impact on hospital accreditation, performance improvement, and patient care. This position interacts professionally with medical staff leadership and facilitates communication between medical staff, hospital staff, clinical directors, and administration. Hospital departments rely on this position to assist in ensuring that the medical staff complies with various policies and regulatory standards.


_KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES_ Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and St. David’s MedicalCenter.


Must possess skills to coordinate the efficient credentialing component of the medical staff services department. These skills include: · Assures compliance with approved budgetary limits. · Organization: Develops and manages documentation systems ensuring accessibility and appropriate maintenance; prioritizes work and the work of personnel. · Time Management: Manages multiple projects, delegates tasks, and sets and meets deadlines. · Attention to Detail: Able to accurately document and communicate issues related to peer review processes, credentialing decisions, bylaw interpretations, etc. · Work Independently: Performs functions of the position with minimal or no direction from Manager. · Independent Judgment: Able to independently determine when issues should be directed to management, etc. · Confidentiality: Assures confidentiality of issues and documentation in compliance with state and federal laws as well as medical staff bylaws and policies and procedures.

· Communication (strong written and verbal skills): Communicates with a variety of audiences; able to facilitate open and effective communication between the medical staff and administration; able to provide clear and concise instructions to assigned personnel. · Interpersonal: Able to work effectively with multiple personalities and cultures; able to provide positive or negative feedback to assigned personnel. · Technology Resources: Utilizes a variety of database and word processing software and equipment; keeps abreast of technological trends; develops guidelines in the use of these resources. / / _ESSENTIAL JOB RESONSIBILITIES_ ADMINISTRATION · Coordinates the daily credentialing and privileging functions of the medical staff services department. · Generates new approaches to improve quality and cost-effectiveness of the department. · Utilizes a variety of database and word processing software and equipment; keeps abreast of technological trends; develops guidelines in the use of these resources. · Assists with development of policies and procedures related to the functions of the department. · Manages documentation systems for medical staff files. · Participates as indicated in Premium Credit initiatives


MEDICAL STAFF · Coordinates the functions related tothe credentialing process for the Ancillary Staff and Medical Staff to include appointments, reappointments, and privilege modifications. · Reviews and analyzes credential applications and verifications for applicant qualifications; prepares reports for presentation to the required Medical Staff and administrative bodies. · Assists in maintaining privileging criteria appropriate to current trends in training and technology. · Organizes Medical Staff department and committee meetings and assures accurate documentation of the activities and actions of those meetings. Initiates necessary steps to follow-up on actions taken in those meetings. · May act as liaison between the Medical staff and Administration to assure timely communication of Medical Staff and hospital issues. · Originates verbal and written communications with Medical Staff, leadership, regulatory bodies, and other entities as required. · Attends and participates in meetings with the HCA Houston CPC to assure efficient and effective credentials processes are maintained. · Develops and maintains privilege delineation forms through ongoing review of criteria and procedures with current standards and practices; creates and develops other administrative forms needed.

Must adhere to the company’s affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policy in regards to all employment decisions. All decisions regarding employment should be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Employee’s conduct must reflect the Company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conductethics and compliance program.

*EDUC**ATION* Required: High school education with a minimum of 3 years additional education in business, health information management or healthcare administration courses. Years of experience may be substituted for additional education by 5 years experience in the field of credentialing and privileging in a healthcare setting.

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in business, health information management or healthcare administration.

/ / // _LICENSE/CERTIFICATION_ Preferred: Certified Provider Credentials Specialist (CPCS) or Certified Professional Medical ServicesManagement (CPMSM).

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Medical Staff Services Coordinator (Full-Time/Weekdays Only)

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-63496