May 8

2019 NYSAMSS Annual Conference

Wed, May 8th 2019 - Fri, May 10th 2019

Event Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019 - Friday, May 10, 2019 Plan on joining us for the 2019 NYSAMSS Annual Conference, May 9 - 10, 2019, at the Albany Marriott, Wolf Road, Albany, NY.  Registration will open the evening of May 8th, and we will be hosting a topic-of-interest session followed by the opening night reception. 

MEDICAL STAFF COORDINATOR - Hospital for Special Surgery

Full Time Medical Staff Coordinator

Medical Staff Services


The Medical Staff Coordinator, under supervision of Assistant Director plays a key role with development, planning and implementation of the credentialing/privileging process.  The Medical Staff Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all Medical Staff related information, organizing and preparing for committee meetings, and ensuring compliance with the Medical Staff Bylaws, accrediting and regulatory agencies (i.e., Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) in regards to credentialing while developing and maintaining a working knowledge of the statutes and laws.  In this role the ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, attention to detail and organization, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Major Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Initiates process for Physician/Allied Health initial appointment applications and reappointment applications for hospital and regional sites
  • Reviews and analyzes Physician/Allied Health applications for initial appointment and reappointment and credentialing documents including clinical education/training, board certification and eligibility, licensure, accreditation, work history, liability insurance and malpractice claims history. Assesses completeness of information and qualifications relative to established standards. Identify and flag adverse information from application materials for the purpose of conducting special follow-up investigations in preparation for Credentials Committee review
  • Maintain applicant tracking system for follow-up of unanswered correspondence according to schedules designed to maintain departmental standards for application processing time
  • Respond to all 2805-K verification query requests
  • Tracks and maintains expiring licenses/registrations/health assessments for all credentialed providers and Focused Professional Practice Evaluations for all initial appointments
  • Send monthly communications to credentialed providers and Department chiefs related to expiring licenses/registrations/health assessments
  • Internally audit, organize and maintain provider files in accordance with established principles of legal documentation and confidentiality
  • Assists in managing the flow of information between the MSO team, Credentials and MEC Committee members, Medical Staff Leadership
  • Perform other related Medical Staff Department assignments as required and provide backup coverage as needed
  • Identify, develop, implement, and maintain credentialing/reappointment reports and or department workflow(s)
  • Prepares and attends monthly Credentials Committee meetings, coordinates agenda, takes minutes and provides administrative support
  • Manages Medical Staff related policies in Policy Manager database
  • Prepares data reports for various configurations of data such as provider profiles, pending provider list, and expired credentials
  • Perform other related administrative Medical Staff Department assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with two to three years credentialing experience in a healthcare setting required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team; offers to help coworkers when needed
  • Computer skills, including word processing and data base maintenance (Cactus software a plus)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to complete projects independently within established timeframes
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with credentialing software e.g. Cactus, AppCentral, MSOW
  • CPCS Certification

Hospital for Special Surgery offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.


Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #3 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with four consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.


HSS physicians are team doctors for the New York Mets, New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, and New York Red Bulls. HSS is the Official Hospital of The PGA of America, New York Road Runners for the ING New York City Marathon, St. John’s Athletics, CUNY Athletic Conference, and other professional and college teams. HSS has been designated as the first National Medical Center of the United States Olympic Committee’s National Medical Network.


Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu


If interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please click on the link below to apply: