The Director of the Medical Staff Office will report to VP, Chief Quality and Safety Officer, and jointly they will be accountable for the high level functioning of the medical staff office. This includes oversight and accountability for the entire cycle of credentialing and privileging. This is inclusive and includes the accountability and oversight of the On-going Professional Practice Evaluation and Focused Professional Practice Evaluation. The Director of the Medical Staff Office will be charged with running the day to day operations of the Medical Staff Office. Additionally, the Director of the Medical Staff Office will be the internally and externally visible individual over the Medical Staff Office. The Director of the Medical Staff Office will continue to build strong relationships with the Division Chiefs and Senior Vice-Presidents and work collaboratively with the former stakeholders to provide an efficient and smooth on-boarding process that meets the needs of the organization. The Director will have budget oversight of the hospital Medical Staff Office budget and the independent budget of the actual Medical Staff. The Director of the Medical Staff office will be responsible and accountable for the professional development of the office.
Master's Degree preferred
Minimum Work Experience
Extensive experience with medical staff office
Extensive experience in medical staff services.
Medical Staff Office credentials (e.g. NAMS), Will consider additional medical staff office certifications.
Management of Medical Staff Office
Accountable for cycle of credentialing and privileging
Accountable for OPPE/FPPE process and outcomes
Coordinate and support medical staff officers in peer review
Partner with Medical Executive Committee
Ensure management of staff
Efficient Development of Medical Staff Processes
Ensure bylaws and P&P are contemporary and enforced
Develop metrics for on-boarding and privileging
Report metrics to Medical Executive Committee
Set and achieve department goals
Align budgets and resources to meet division goals
Monitor and support a safe and quality environment
Focus the team on service excellence and make the interdepartmental connections needed to ensure high service
Clearly communicate organizational strategies to the department
Ensure managers hold the team accountable for high performance
Support managers in maintaining a positive working environment
Represent the department in clearing obstacles to high performance
Look for and develop high performing talent
Support supervisors and managers in engagement efforts
Look across departments for opportunities to make the organization work efficiently
Recognition and share innovation and improvement
Represent the department in organization-wide innovation and improvement efforts
Internal Number: 180000UE
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