Miramichi Physician Privileging Assistant (N-B) PCN 1155341
in Miramichi, NB

Miramichi, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 156626
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2023-67472 External
ZONE: Miramichi
FACILITY: Miramichi Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Physician Privileging Assistant (currently Privileging Advisors)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $44,590 to $62,244 per year (Pay Band 2) (Based on 37.5 hours per week)
Physician Privileging Assistants will be responsible for all aspects of physician credentialing, licensing, and privileging. They will be responsible for coordinating and maintaining the process of documenting and renewing credentials and licenses for all physicians throughout the lifecycle of a physician from recruitment to exit or retirement.
  • Completion of a recognized post-secondary diploma/degree in business and/or office management.
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressively responsible administrative support experience, preferable in a health care setting.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required.

  • Initiate Physician Credentialing Process - Send out applications, request references, ensure all documentation submitted is acceptable, identify and investigate any discrepancies
  • Prepare file for submission to Credentials Committee, arrange physician on-boarding, notify Medicare, NB Medical Society and College of Physicians and Surgeons of NB of board approval.
  • Prepare and submit credentials report to RMAC (Regional Medical Advisory Committee) Ensure the Department of Health (Medicare) has up-to-date reports, including suspension and termination.
  • Assist physicians with the bi-annual electronic re-appointment process in CMaRS by providing guidance on uploading of supporting documentation, identifying and investigating any issues with the system, etc.
  • Meet with each Department Head for approval, update database/files, and submit recommendations to Credentials and LMAC (Local Medical Advisory Committee). Provide and distribute board letters to required parties.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of medical staff applications, presenting applications to credentialing committee, seek temporary privileges as required, liaising with external stakeholders such as College of Physicians and Surgeons of NB.
  • Collect, maintain, and analyze credentialing, licensing, and privileging data to develop insights and reports for privileging metrics
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation on work processes

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
  • Good organization, prioritization, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to track, interpret and analyze data to provide ongoing reports and dashboards.
  • Patient, Organized, Proactive, Insightful, Big-Picture Thinking, Personable, Process and Detail Oriented.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by 11:59 pm on April 5, 2023. HORIZON HEALTH NETWORK WILL ACCEPT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ONLY. IF YOU WORK FROM A FACILITY THAT DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE JOB POSTING SITE, EMAIL [email protected] OR TELEPHONE 506-648-7916 FOR ASSISTANCE.
We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Note: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
This competition is open to current employees of Horizon Health Network. Horizon Health Network adheres to all privacy legislation and policies to ensure confidential patient, business, financial and employee information is disclosed only to those authorized to receive it for the purpose of fulfilling their job duties.
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