Medical Staff Specialist- FT 40

Department:Medical Staff and Provider Enrollment

Immediate Supervisor:Director of Medical Staff and Provider Enrollment

Position Status:FT

Hours per week:FT



Job Title: Medical Staff Specialist
hourly or salaried: hourly
Departments: Medical Staff and Provider Enrollment
Position Status: FT
Shift: Days
Hours per week: FT
Weekends: No

Medical Staff Specialist

Position Summary : Responsible for performing credentialing and privileging processes.
                                                                               Principal Accountabilities
Standards of Performance:  Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Collaboration, Stewardship, Accountability, Quality

Education: High School diploma plus 3 years specialized training

Licenses and Certification: CPCS Certification (or become certified within one year of eligibility).

Experience and Skills: Technical Experience:  3 years hospital experience

Job Roles

Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
Record Keeping
Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
Process Improvement
Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.

Role Specific Responsibilities

Performs credentialing and privileging processes.
Responsible for entering privilege/appointment dates
Provides administrative and clerical support to medical staff, medical staff president, department and committee chairs.
Maintains and distributes community call schedule
Creates packets, agendas and the accurate recording and drafting of Medical Executive Committee meetings, quarterly medical staff meetings, and other committee meetings as required.
Orients new medical staff members to the hospital.
Assists medical staff manager with preparing annual medical staff office budget
Notifying hospital personnel and medical staff members regarding relevant information
Maintains knowledge of current Joint Commission medical staff standards
Responsible for obtaining signatures and required documentation in the files.


Physical Activities
Intermittent hand manipulation required
Intermittent lifting and carrying of 20 pounds which can be modified

Working Conditions
Works in a heated, air-conditioned office with routine office noise.  Operates a personal computer and general office equipment.  Occasional exposure to moderate environmental variations and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Primary responsibilities have been included in this description. This does not preclude the assignment of occasional additional or developmental duties. The system reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect duties assigned. It is understood that the job responsibilities will be performed in accordance with established system, entity and departmental policies, procedures and goals as well as SIH mission, values and goals.