MEDICAL STAFF SPECIALIST I
April 2, 2021
MEDICAL STAFF SPECIALIST I Professional Non-Clinical Hours: M-F 8AM - 4:30PM Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-73 - 40197A
Job Summary Responsible for credentialing, privileging, and re-credentialing of practitioners for Owensboro Health Regional Hospital (OHRH) and Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital (OHMCH). # Job Responsibilities Conducts, participates, and maintains credentialing, re-credentialing, and/or privileging. Compiles, evaluates, and presents the practitioner-specific data collected for review by one or more decision-making bodies (department chief, Credentials Committee, Medical Executive Committee, and Board of Directors). Conducts, participates, and maintains primary source verification and data repositories. Recognizes, investigates, and validates discrepancies and adverse information obtained from the application, primary source verification, and other sources. Evaluates credentialing/privileging requests including evidence of education, training, and experience to determine eligibility for requested privileges and membership. Complies with accreditation and regulatory standards, policies, and procedures; participates in an ongoing assessment of governing documents (bylaws, rules, and regulations) to ensure continuous compliance. Coordinates on-boarding processes (orientation and training activities) to assist practitioners/providers and to meet education requirements. Serves as a facilitator for medical staff department chiefs and committee chairs to ensure that duties assigned are fulfilled as described in Medical Staff By-Laws. Attends department and committee meetings; takes minutes, participates in meetings, and composes follow-up correspondence on behalf of medical staff leaders. Assists in the preparation and posting of all specialty call rosters. Ensures the daily maintenance of the house-wide electronic staff call roster. Assists with the pay-for-call program. Utilizes established systems and formats to facilitate meetings and communication among medical staff departments and committees. Collaborates with senior staff on complex issues arising in data analysis. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Business Administration required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Healthcare Administration required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. No experience required No licensure/certification/registration required Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under direct supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and team building skills. Learning and applies knowledge at a basic level relying heavily on senior staff for troubleshooting. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.