North Hawaii Community Hospital is seeking a Regular Part-Time Medical Staff Credential Specialist.
This position is 24 hours/week, day shift.
North Hawaii Community Hospital is a non-profit community hospital that serves more than 30,000 residents and visitors in North Hawaii. Opened in May 1996 after decades of dreaming and nearly ten years of planning. Its mission is to improve the health and wellness of the people of North Hawaii. Its vision emerged from the desire to be “not just another hospital” but rather the most healing hospital in the world.
North Hawaii Community Hospital is located in the rural town of Kamuela on the island of Hawaii (affectionately referred to as the “Big Island”). Kamuela, also known as Waimea, sits on the slope of Mauna Kea, the dormant of two Hawaii Island volcanoes. Kamuela is home to the headquarters of the W. M. Keck Observatory and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. However, Kamuela is even more known for the Parker Ranch – the biggest privately-owned cattle ranch in the US. Parker Ranch is Hawaii’s center for ranching activities and Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) culture.
In January 2014, North Hawaii Community Hospital became part of The Queen’s Health Systems, a not-for-profit corporation established in 1985 to bring expanded healthcare capabilities to the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Basin. The Queen’s Health Systems mission is to fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality healthcare services to improve the wellbeing of Native Hawaiians and all of the people of Hawaii.
Performs provider credentialing duties including but not limited to processing initial and reappointment applications, verifying physician and allied health providers credentials, processing hospital affiliation letters, monitoring license and malpractice expirations, assisting in processing of provider privileges, developing and generating provider profile reports, filing, and maintaining files.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Certification as Medical Staff Coordinator (CMSC) or Professional in Medical Staff Management (CPMSM) desirable.
Minimum five (5) years administrative level secretarial position in a hospital setting; or minimum (2) years Credentialing Specialist experience in a hospital setting; or two (2) years administrative experience with a bachelor’s degree.
Knowledge of MS Office in Outlook, Word, Excel required. Access highly desirable.
Experience to demonstrate:
Knowledge of medical staff peer review, credentialing and privileging; appointment and re-appointment requirements/procedures and bylaws; and, medical staff administrative policies and procedures preferred.
About North Hawaii Community Hospital – Kamuela, Hawaii
The Queen's Medical Center, located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, is a private, non-profit, acute medical care facility. It is the largest private hospital in Hawaii, licensed to operate with 505 acute care beds and 28 sub-acute beds. The medical center has more than 3,000 employees and over 1,200 physicians on staff.As the leading medical referral center in the Pacific Basin, Queen's offers a comprehensive range of primary and specialized care services. Queen's is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and affiliated with VHA Inc., the national health care alliance. The medical center is also approved to participate in residency training by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.The Queen's Hospital, now called The Queen's Medical Center, was founded in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV.In King Kamehameha IV's initial speech to the legislature in 1854, the King voiced his desire to create a hospital for the people of Hawaii. At that time, the continued existence of the Hawaiian race was seriously threatened by the influx of disease brought to the islands by foreign visitors. Queen Emma enthusiastically supp...orted the dream of a hospital, and the two campaigned tirelessly to make it a reality. They personally went door-to-door soliciting the necessary funding. The royal couple exceeded their goal in just over a month, raising $13,530. In turn, the Legislature appropriated $6,000.Through six generations, The Queen's Medical Center has become a major provider of health care to the people of our State and a part of the cultural fabric of Hawaii.