JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Looking for a job in the state of Washington? See what opportunities are available below. Have a job that needs to be filled? Contact Amy Tangonan. Postings cost $35 per announcement ($50 for non-WAMSS members) and are active on the site for 30 days. Postings will be automatically removed after 30 days unless renewed for another month. Please let us know if you fill your position earlier so we can remove it from the page.

Medical Staff Coordinator

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, Vancouver, WA

The PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Medical Staff Services team is seeking a Medical Staff Coordinator for a full-time, day shift position! This position will be located in Vancouver, WA.

Our ideal applicant will have significant working knowledge of medical staff and hospital administration, accrediting agency standards and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory bodies as well as experience interacting with physicians and all levels of leadership in highly sensitive situations.

Our Medical Staff Coordinators provide highly skilled support to the medical staff organization, leaders, departments/committees for functions such as credentialing, privileging and professional practice evaluation to ensure compliance with Medical Staff bylaws/rules, regulations, state and federal requirements, and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) standards. A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certification by the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) as a Certified Professional Medical Staff Management (CPMSM) or a Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) is required within two years of eligibility.  Certification must be maintained by achievement of CEU requirements.

This is a great opportunity to grow your career in a health care environment!

If this opportunity interests you, we welcome your application!

Please apply online: http://jobs.peacehealth.org, search for job #155628.

You may email Recruitment-at-peacehealth.org with any questions (please note: this email does not accept resumes or applications).

Thank you for your interest!

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

PeaceHealth is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

(posted 12/4/2017)

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Director, Medical Staff Services

Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA

The Director of Medical Staff Services is a critical position for the organization and provides professional expertise and leadership to inform decision making, continuously improve processes, and ensure overall regulatory compliance related to credentialing, privileging, and medical staff governance. This position provides leadership, supervision, and expertise to a shared services model that supports credentialing functions for more than one hospital. This position provides an important contribution to our overall patient safety strategy and is highly regulated by The Joint Commission, CMS, and NCQA.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in a supervisory/leadership role in the medical staff services setting required.
  • Certified Processional Medical Staff Services Management (CPMSM) required.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of medical staff credentialing and privileging regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience interacting with physicians in highly sensitive situations.
  • Experience with electronic credentialing processes and shared services models supporting more than one facility.
  • Must also have knowledge and skills with various credentialing software programs.
  • Master’s degree preferred

Virginia Mason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent health care organization focused on delivering quality services to our patients. We have a 336-bed hospital in Seattle and multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best practices and a model that is the benchmark for other medical organizations.  Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters—your patients.

Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy.

For more information or to apply online please visit our website at http://jobs.VirginiaMason.org. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

(posted 11/30/2017)

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Credentialing Specialist

Radia, Lynnwood, WA

Are you interested in working for one of the largest and most progressive radiology groups in the nation? Join the Radia team!

Patients are our number one priority and we are committed to hiring staff who deliver excellence: in patient care, in customer service, in technology support and in operations. Radia is a place where you can make a real difference for our patients and for yourself.

We offer market-competitive compensation and a full range of benefits, including:

  • A choice of three health plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • A 401(k) with a discretionary profit-sharing component
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Learning opportunities through professional development programs

JOB DETAILS:

Job Number:               001873

Job Title:                      Credentialing Specialist

Number of Openings: 1

Job Type (Employment Type): Direct Hire

Country:                       United States

State/Province:             Washington

City:                               Lynnwood

Salary Interval:              Per Hour

Job Schedule:              Full Time

Job Category:              Healthcare/Medical – Healthcare – Other

Career Level:               Entry

Level of Education:       High School Degree

Years of Experience:  1

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Patients are our number one priority and we are committed to hiring staff who deliver excellence: in patient care, in customer service, in technology support and in operations. Radia is a place where you can make a real difference for our patients and for yourself.

Radia is currently seeking a Credentialing Specialist to join our credentialing team! The ideal candidate will be service oriented, have exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

The primary purpose of the credentialing specialist is to provide consistent, accurate, and timely credentialing support for the professional services corporation, which enhances the company’s ability to provide professional services to patients at multiple hospital and clinic locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Credentialing: Completes accurate and detailed professional applications for hospitals and/or payers. Follows for review and signature in a timely manner, with a goal of having applications completed within 120 day maximum timeline. Ensures that approval for hospital and payer privileges and effective dates are documented in detail.
  • License Renewals: Ensures that physician licenses are renewed prior to expiration 100% of the time. Documents payments and follows any outstanding items. Communicates completion to key customers.
  • Primary Source Verification: Completes primary source verification as requested by management for new and existing physicians to ensure due diligence.
  • Proctoring: Coordinates and documents proctoring process per hospital requests and internal needs based on current approved policy and guidelines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:   High school diploma or equivalent.

Credentialing certification preferred; ongoing education encouraged.

2 years of experience in hospital and/or payer credentialing and enrollment preferred.

Apply online:  https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/radia/loadJobPostingDetails.do?jobPostingID=101825&source=jobList

(Posted 11/27/2017)

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