Job Description

FT, 80 hrs/pp, 1.0 FTE; days, Mon.-Fri., varies as scheduled. 

Job Summary:

The Medical Staff Assistant is supervised by the Medical Staff Coordinator.  The Medical Staff Assistant will provide support to the Medical Staff office to include, but not limited to; providing general support to the Medical Staff, processing student files for affiliated      university training programs, assisting in research and obtaining information regarding all standards and requirements related to Medical Staff issues, assisting in the coordination of the credentialing process to include applications for provider new appointmentand reappointment, maintaining confidential credential/privilege files of the Medical Staff, processing professional correspondence with the Medical Staff, maintenance of Medical Staff related rosters, and assistance in preparation/coordination of Medical Staff meetings, general Payor Enrollment duties. 

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Associates Degree in Healthcare Administration preferred or; 3 or more years of experience in the healthcare setting. 

Two years previous clerical/secretarial experience. 

Proficient in a variety of healthcare software systems and other related software (Excel, Word, Windows, Outlook, etc.). 

Detail oriented and ability to multi-task. 

Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize workload.  Ability to work independently/self-directed. 

Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

Knowledge of credentialing requirements from a variety of sources.