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This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Executive Director-Medical Staff serves as an essential link between senior management and the medical staff to promote and enhance good communication and a positive working relationship. Directs, organizes, coordinates and effectively and efficiently manages the daily operations of the Medical Staff Administration office as It relates to credentialing and privileging, bylaws, rules and regulations, and committee processes for all LLUH entities. Responsible for the effective management of the credentialing process by serving as a medical staff resource for the LLU Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Behavioral Medicine Center, Faculty Medical Group, Highland Springs Surgery Center, and Social Action Community Health System (SACHS outpatient clinics) in compliance with hospital and regulatory agency requirements including, Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Performs other duties as needed.
Knowledge of healthcare regulatory requirements; thorough understanding of Joint Commission medical staff credentialing and privileging requirements; understanding of medical staff committee structure and peer review process. Able to read; write and speak with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Access); operate/troubleshoot basic office equipment required for the position. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; provide leadership; be assertive and consistent in enforcing policies ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, rules and laws; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage multiple assignments; compose written material; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration or closely related field required. Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum five years of experience in Medical Staff services with progressive experience in supervisory or management role required. Additional three years of experience in lieu of Degree required.
CPMSM (Certified Professional Medical Staff Management) certification from National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) required. Dual certification in CPMSM and CPCS (Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist) preferred.
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