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Job Number: 20093954279
Position Title: Medical Staff Specialist
Location: Springfield, GA

Under the general direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Medical Staff Specialist provides coordination and administrative support for efficient and effective operation of medical staff functions performing a broad range of confidential, and time sensitive functions of the Medical Staff Office. In collaboration with the Medical Staff Manager and the medical staff leadership assists in the privileging and credentialing process, provides staff support to committees and manages throughput of information as assigned. Assists in maintenance of the Provider on call schedule and assists with coordination of continuing medical education programs. The position requires flexibility in scheduling to support meetings occurring in the early morning and those in the evening on a periodic basis.

Required Skills:

  1. Maintains current, accurate demographic and credentials data on Medical Staff.

  2. Input and verify medical staff licenses and insurance information into Simplr PRIVPlus computer software.

  3. Monitors at least monthly that all licenses and certifications remain current at 100% level.

  4. Facilitates as requested the monthly Credentialing Committee meetings: including agenda planning, coordinating meals and taking minutes.

  5. Performs chart extracting as requested/required.

  6. Prepares agenda, meals and takes minutes of other Medical Staff meetings.

  7. Sends approval letters out to all approved providers after the credentials meeting and maintains copy in each provider file.

  8. Performs the initial credential and biannual re-credential process within the by-laws and policy time frame.

  9. Follow up on queries sent out by the Medical Staff office to assure completion within timeframe of project.

Required Education:

Minimum Level of Education:  Requires High School Diploma. Prefer education level equivalent to completion of two years of college or technical school. This position requires analytical skills, and the ability to formulate computerized reports.


Formal Training:  Must have a good working knowledge of Excel, Word, and be proficient in PowerPoint.  Medical Credentialing Software Application is a plus


Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None Required


Work Experience:  Experience that has equip the incumbent to perform the essential duties satisfactory.  Internships in the administrative management areas is a plus. 

Position Available: 09/10/2020
Date Posted: 09/10/2020
Contact Information: Effingham Health System
Kimberly Chadbourne
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Georgia Association Medical Staff Services

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PO Box 4413  |  Valdosta, GA 31604


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