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Providence Health & Services Medical Staff Coordinator - Quality Management and Medical Staff Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Medical Staff Coordinator to the Quality Management and Medical Staff Service Department at Providence Groth Building in Portland, OR. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), day shift position.

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We are seeking a Medical Staff Coordinator - Quality Management and Medical Staff Service who will be coordinate all professional staff activities related to credentialing, initial appointments and reappointments, and privileging. The Coordinator acts in the role of liaison to Professional Staff, Nursing, Quality Management, and Administration with the parameters established by the ministry Quality Directors and Program Managers for Medical Staff Services throughout Oregon Region Quality & Medical Staff Services division.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform various administrative assignments and clerical duties in support of Professional Staff leadership and committees

  • Perform timely processing and ongoing monitoring of temporary privileges in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and Professional Staff Bylaws, Policies & Procedures across the Oregon Region

  • Coordinate appointment and re-appointment processes

  • Enter, update, and maintain computerized information of Professional Staff members and Allied Health Practitioners for Oregon Region

  • Oversee maintenance of professional staff data base and relevant data entry. Generate multiple reports and rosters

  • Actively contribute to and perform medical staff and credentialing and privileging functions for the Oregon Region as assigned

  • Manage aspects of credentialing within the more broad, state-wide organization on behalf of the individual ministries, which may include appointment and reappointment management, development and maintenance of privilege criteria and TeleHealth

  • Coordinate with QMMS Director on preparing for and participating with The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory surveys

  • Demonstrate understanding and utilization of tones, tools and behaviors that promote patient safety in a highly reliable organization

  • Coordinate and prepare for Professional Staff activities, scheduling, agenda, minutes, supporting documents, securing signatures, and preparing correspondence

  • Maintain annual and monthly calendars as needed

  • Oversee the orientation of new Professional Staff, Department Chairs and leadership

  • Communicate completion to individual ministry and Regional Credentials Committee

  • Participate and contribute to the Oregon Region work groups as assigned

  • Manage and oversee budgeting for Professional Staff funds

  • Be responsible for financial transactions of professional staff for collection of annual staff dues, financial accounting, bill payment, and communicating dues status to Medical Executive Committee


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Two (2) years college or business school coursework

  • Demonstrated experience in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing, with healthcare practitioners, all levels of hospital management and with the public

  • Proficiency in use of medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Certified Medical Staff Coordinator (CMSC) or Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS)

  • Three (3) years experience as Medical Staff Credentialing Specialist or Coordinator

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 324767