The Manager of Medical Staff Services is responsible for the overall management of the Medical Staff Services functions (1)Credentialing and Privileging, and (2) Medical Staff Organizational Support. This position provides hospital-wide leadership and operational oversight of Medical Staff Services for the CHRISTUS hospital(s). Working collaboratively with the local Chief Medical Officer, and the leaders of the Medical Staff, the Manager of MSS, plans, directs, and coordinates the programs and activities of the department, supports the strategies, and ensures adherenceÂ to the requirements of regulatory and accreditation bodies that are relevant to the organized medical staff.
Â·Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare related field
Â·CPMSM certification by the National Association of Medical Staff Services required
Â·Knowledge of Joint Commission, CMS and other laws/regulations highly preferred
Â·Five years comprehensive experience as Medical Services Professional within a hospital setting
Â·Managerial experience required
Â·Must have working knowledge of Medical Staff Credentialing concepts and comprehensive knowledge base of state/federal regulatory requirements and accreditation standards related to the organized medical staff
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.