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Sr. Medical Staff Coordinator

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

The Sr. Medical Staff Coordinator reports to and assists the Sr. Manager of Medical Staff Office in the day-to-day operations of the Medical Staff Office. Serves as immediate liaison for offsite CCMC-based locations and practitioners (including but not limited to shared/ delegated credentialing activities). Performs credentialing and privileging functions related to the appointment/ reappointment of practitioners to the Medical Staff in accordance with Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) Medical Staff Bylaws and standards outlined by The Joint Commission (TJC), Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH).


Ensures that all aspects of the credentialing process are complete prior to review by the assigned governing committees. Ensures that the file is complete, including those prepared by the Medical Staff Coordinators, before to submitting to the Sr. Manager of the Medical Staff Office for final review and approval processing by the Board of Directors.

Initiates documents via the Echo credentialing software (Internet-based credentialing system).

Runs initial application status reports, reappointment reports, and practitioner profiles

Ensures credentialing process meets all requirements of TJC/CMS/DPH/NCQA, as well as State and Federal statutes. Meets with examiners from the DPH, TJC, Managed Care Organization (delegated credentialing) and malpractice insurer for review of credentialing files. Maintains "continuous readiness" of all credentials files.

Work with the Sr. Manager of the Medical Staff Office in collecting data to be reviewed at the time of reappointment, as well as assist with process data for Focus Professional Performance Evaluation (FPPE) and Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation (OPPE).

In coordination with the Sr. Manager of Medical Staff this role shall serve as a resource to Medical Staff Coordinators and other Medical Staff Office personnel related to review of staff work output via database reports and tracking of processing trends based on file or system audits. Work on short term projects and other duties as required.

Serve as back-up and support for the Sr. Manager of the Medical Staff Office, including preparation for and attendance at Medical Staff Executive Committee and other meetings as needed. Represent Connecticut Children's offsite locations for medical staff credentialing activities.

Provide administrative support to the Medical Staff committee meetings as assigned, such as preparation of materials for meetings, recording of minutes, and follow-up of recommendations. Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals, as well as the strategic plan, of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the CCMC standards

Associates degree required

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum 5-7 years experience in hospital medical staff credentialing

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Sr. Medical Staff Coordinator, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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