The Medical Staff Services Coordinator facilitates the Medical Staff Services function by providing administrative and operational support. The MSS Coordinator is the first point of facility contact for Medical and Allied Health Staff applicants. Administrative responsibilities include clerical support functions for Medical Staff Services and the Quality Department, coordinating multiple medical staff committee meetings, directing incoming correspondence, producing written materials including but not limited to meeting minutes, correspondence and reports, operating job specific software such as MS Office and credentialing database, answering multiple phone lines, processing incoming and outgoing mail, and operating various office machines. Operational responsibilities include but are not limited to handling Medical and Allied Health Staff credentials and peer review files and documents. This position is critical in maintaining confidential departmental documents, managing storage and office space, coordinating meetings, and providing guidance and support to the credentialing function within the region. This position has state wide responsibilities for the CME Program for CHRISTUS Health Louisiana Medical Staff.
High school graduate with business/technical school certification, Associate Degree or equivalent experience
Experience in Medical Staff services preferred
Education and training in computer technology
Must be proficient in word processing, with experience in transcription of minutes of sufficient quality to undergo regulatory and legal scrutiny
Must have excellent written, communication, time and priority management and organizational skills
Must have excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact on a professional level with physician's, their staff and facility leadership and associates
Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality of work subject
At least five years of clerical experience, preferably in the medical field
Experience in credentialing preferred
Proficient in MS Office applications and other department specific programs
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.