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Hawaii Pacific Health Specialist - Medical Staff in Lihue, Hawaii

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Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox with its Get with the Guidelines award for Stroke (S), Gold Plus and Honor Roll Elite Plus. Wilcox is a Healthgrades five-star recipient for the treatment of heart attack and five-start recipient for treatment of Stroke; and is the only medical center in the state to be named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association.

The Medical Staff department provides technical and administrative support to members of the medical staff, hospital leadership and departments with the goal of promoting quality patient care. Services include Medical Staff meeting preparation and follow-up, credentialing, Continuing Medical Education, information management, medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations and guidelines and peer review. The department also serves as a liaison between Medical Staff, the nursing department and Hospital Administration, responding to inquiries from external organizations, prospective appointees, department/service practitioners and hospital departments.

If you have exceptional communications and organizational skills, you could be the ideal candidate for our Medical Staff Specialist position, where you will provide valuable administrative and communications support to the medical staff. In this role, you will respond to inquiries from external organizations, prospective appointees, department/service practitioners and hospital departments. We are looking for someone dynamic and helpful, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree in Business Administration, Health Records Technology, or other health related field and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Two (2) years secretarial or administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Medical terminology course. National Medical Staff Coordinator certification. Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist. Health care experience. Credentialing or medical staff experience.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Specialist - Medical Staff

Category Administrative

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 15342

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