Medical Staff Affairs Coordinator/UKHC

Job description

Under the guidance of the Medical Staff Affairs Director, the Medical Staff Affairs Coordinator will function as the primary source for credentialing and privileging for the Good Samaritan Medical Staff office. Further, the duties of the Coordinator include: processing privilege applications, reapplications, and delineation revisions for physicians and advanced practice providers, and auditing applications and verifications; maintaining documentation materials as mandated by the Joint Commission, NCQA, and other regulatory bodies; management of critical document expirations for medical staff; collaboration with medical staff department chairs and the Credentials Committee Chair to establish and implement provider competency threshold criteria; coordinating medical staff associated committees and meetings, and providing overall administrative support such as taking meeting minutes, supplying files for review, and generating communications for medical staff governance and stakeholders; providing exceptional service in all aspects to both internal and external customers; and collaborating and working with other team members of the Medical Staff Office. Being a team player, organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to provide cross-coverage are of the utmost importance to this position.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Job Title
Medical Staff Affairs Coordinator/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Medical Staff Affairs Coordinator

Department Name
H4007:Chief Medical Office

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position may require intermittent standing or walking with, lifting, pushing and/or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time performing tasks requiring repetitive motions such as typing; and occasional job-related travel.


Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and extensive experience with credentialing and privileging processes and requirements; a proven track record of exceptional organizational, communication, and customer service skills; proficiency with using various computer software and systems, including Microsoft Office; experience coordinating meetings for and collaborating with key medical staff stakeholders; and a strong background in regulatory compliance and process improvement efforts.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

A Bachelor's degree and over five years of credentialing, privileging, and/or office administration employment experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience working with the credentialing/privileging process.
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * Please explain your experience with the credentialing/privileging process.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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    Optional Documents
    1. Resume





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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/10/2018
    Application Due: 11/19/2018
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