Northwestern Medical Center, where you can be the difference!
Looking to advance your career at an award-winning, community hospital in a locale that will have you wondering why you ever chose to live anywhere else? Come join the Northwestern Medical Center family, where we consistently earn top honors for patient care and continually look for new and innovative ways to improve. Be part of a team where you can make a difference, all while enjoying the quality of life Vermont provides.
Northwestern Medical Center's mission is to provide exceptional healthcare for our community. We are currently recruiting for a full-time, Credentialing Specialist in the Medical Staff Office.
The Credentialing Specialist provides leadership, management, and operational oversight to the medical staff services office. This role works collaboratively to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate MSO programs,committees, bylaw adherence, and record keeping as required. Coordinates all aspects of the credentialing process,including appointments and reappointments and communication with recruitment and hiring managers. Ensures that MSO functions are supported, goals attained, plans realized, with adherence to the requirements of regulatory andaccreditation bodies. Supports medical staff officers, service chairs, committee chairs, and members for all aspects of medical staff operations
Associate's degree in business or health related field or education can be substituted with current certification from the National Association of Medical Staff Services for Medical Staff Coordinators
3 years of experience working in a Medical Staff Office, with progressive management responsibilities for all operational functions. In-depth knowledge of the credentialing process-initial appointment, reappointment, privilege delineation and focused and on-going provider monitoring. Experience interpreting and applying regulatory standards (The Joint Commission, CMS Conditions of Participation, NCQA standards) Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft web-based programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently with healthcare professionals bothin and out of the hospital environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional customer service skills. Superb organizational skills. Exhibit a high degree of confidentiality. Must be a motivated selfstarterwho can work independently and who can also take direction appropriately. Ability to identify problems asthey arise.
Northwestern Medical Center's Benefit Package:
With "people" as one of our core values, valuing our employees is a top priority for Northwestern Medical Center. We care about our employees, their families, and their overall health & well-being. We are proud to offer a comprehensive & generous benefits package designed to help our people stay healthy, balance work & life responsibilities, protect their assets & plan for a secure financial future.
Northwestern offers a comprehensive benefit package with recognized national carriers including:
Flexible Savings Accounts
Tuition Assistance Programs
Retirement savings with company match
Wellness Benefits including a gym membership for our employees and their spouse
Northwestern Medical Center has many unique aspects that make it a truly special organization where you can expect to receive quality care in a healing environment. Our staff is committed to going to great lengths to provide you with exceptional medical care, you are entrusting your care into our hands and we are honored to hold that responsibility.
Our dedication to quality is the foundation of ...the exceptional care we provide. We consistently rank at or near 100% on the national core measures of clinical quality. Our rate of infection following surgery is consistently less than 1%, while the national average is at 1.9%. In addition, the NMC staff has won seven national Avatar awards for “Overall Patient Satisfaction” in the past eight years.