Texas Health Resources Medical Staff Coordinator in Fort Worth, Texas


Medical Staff Coordinator to support the credentialing department at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth


High School graduate or G.E.D.

Business school or some college preferred


Three years of medical staff services experience

Previous credentialing experience preferred


Certification by the National Association of Medical Staff Service is preferred

If not currently certified, may be asked to become certified within three years of hire


Basic medical terminology

Strong verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills.

Excellent computer (word processing and database management) skills.

Must work under pressure with frequent interruptions.

Strong customer service skills desirable.

MSOW experience preferred

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to)

Coordinate and process requests for applications; evaluate eligibility for application receipt according to Bylaws. Upon receipt of a complete application, initiate the information collection, verification, and documentation process per established policies and procedures. Forward completed applications to the Division Chief in a timely manner. Enter or post requested privileges in database. Provide statistical information on the credentialing process by accurately recording start and complete dates. Manage and maintain accurate and update computerized database and credentials files for all appointees as assigned. Provide follow up support to new practitioners, as needed.

Manage reappointments and meetings. Enter and ensure data integrity/maintenance of credentialing database for reports or documents. Build relationships with physician applicants their staffs or internal departments in order to complete the applications with the stated goal.

Supervise and monitor the reappointment and elevation processes from initiation to completion, according to established policies and procedures. Assure timely completion of reappointment and elevation application process, renewing of privileges, and review by Division Chief .

Agendas are prepared for committees/divisions meetings in collaboration with Director and Division Chief, as well as other staff members who may need to be involved. Make other preparations for the meeting including reserving a room, ordering food, and sending notification. Attend meetings, document accurate minutes, and follow up, as appropriate. Work with Division Chief to prepare annual report to the Medical Board and conduct biennial election of new officers. Review and update privilege request forms periodically.

Performs additional duties that are temporary in nature due to business needs including development of credentialing criteria for new privileges, processing requests for additional privileges, responding to both internal and external customers requiring reports or information, and special projects.

Keywords: "Credentialing Specialist"

Entity Information

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.