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Medical Staff Specialist - Medical Staff Office

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day shift M-F with occasional early or late meeting.

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

The Medical Staff Specialist provides assistance to Medical Staff leadership, credentialing and privileging process and other operational issues for the department. 


Education:  High School diploma or equivalent required


Language Skills: Excellent written & verbal skills


Experience: Two (2) years of working experience in medical clerical role preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
• Knowledge of federal & state regulatory requirements
• Highly effective analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
• Adherence to Hartford Healthcare Leadership Behaviors and Core Values
• Strong facilitation skills
• Strong knowledge of performance improvement methodologies & statistical process control tools
• Skill in planning, organizing and delegating departmental responsibilities



We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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