Medical Staff Credentialing Coordinator, FT
Kindred Healthcare
 Rancho Cucamonga, CA

We are recruiting for a Medical Staff Credentialing Coordinator to join our Hospital Division Clinical Operations Team in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

Summary:

This position coordinates the effective functioning of the credentialing process to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements, accreditation standards, Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and applicable policies and procedures.

Essential Tasks:

  • Performs all aspects of credentialing, including appointment, reappointment, privileging, for approximately 500 physicians and allied health practitioners
  • Maintains confidential credential files and electronic medical staff database.
  • Exhibits a high degree of responsibility for confidential matters.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate in English effectively through verbal and written means to the extent necessary to perform job duties appropriately. Reading and comprehension at level necessary to perform job duties appropriately.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations and Joint Commission accreditation standards.
  • Independent problem solving and decision making abilities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
  • Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in emergency situations. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills when working or interacting with patients, their families and other staff members.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience.
  • CPMSM or CPSC certification preferred.
  • 2 years experience with credentialing initial appointment and reappointment applications in an acute care hospital.
  • Experience with preparing medical staff department/committee meetings and composing minutes.
  • Experience with or direct involvement in a combined accreditation and licensing survey at an acute care hospital.
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