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Job Ref:  100021641
Location:  Memorial Hermann Southwest
City/Facility:  Houston
Post Code:  77074
Address:  7600 Beechnut St. Houston, Texas 77074
Job Type:  Full Time

DATE: 04/19/13

TITLE: Physician Peer Review Coordinator
Position Number: HO1111
Overtime Eligible: No
PTO Status: Exempt

BASIC FUNCTION: Position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the physician peer review system in compliance with The Joint Commission and other regulatory standards in conjunction with the Manager of the Physician Peer Review System. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to perform all job related activities as outlined below.

1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing
2. Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing
3. Minimum 6 years of acute care, hospital-based clinical experience in area of intended practice including 2 years of ICU experience
4. Demonstrated knowledge of acceptable professional standards and practices
5. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare professionals at all levels to facilitate the physician peer review process
6. Ability to review, summarize and analyze medical records
7. Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, EMR, Microsoft word and basic PC skills
8. Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Prevous medical staff peer review experience preferred but not required. Average to expert level experience with MS Word and Excel. Ability to take notes and transcribe minutes accurately.

1. Works in conjunction with the Manager of the Physician Peer Review System to coordinate the Physician Peer Review Process which entails the analysis of medical records
2. Reviews, analyzes and summarizes medical records for use in the Physician Peer Review Process
3. Assists with preparation of monthly Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE) reports
4. Attends Physician Peer Review meetings and serves as a liaison between various committees to facilitate communication and referral of cases for further physician review, and report results back to referring committee
5. Oversees physician peer review data is entered into the Integrated Credentialing Management Program in a timely and accurate manner
6. Maintains knowledge of Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies' standards/regulations pertaining to the physician peer review process
7. Provides support and assistance to other hospital departments as necessary to facilitate the physician peer review process by coordinating cases referred for physician peer review
8. Adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice
9. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff

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