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Medical Staff

Coral Springs, Florida, United States
June 14, 2018

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Zahra M Wellington

Coral Springs, FL


Objective: - To seek employment with a company that I am able to help grow and utilize my skills and experience to encourage stability and confidence.

Experience: -

Aerotek Staffing (Centene)

Talent Acquisition Coordinator (June 2017 – present)

Coordinate all administrative and logistics requirements related to interview scheduling.

Mine candidates form job sites or internal database

Conduct background check reviews during the hiring phase.

Run candidate reports from HR systems based on defined criteria and requirements.

Conducting phone screens with potential candidates.

Post openings both internally or externally

Review and screen resumes for the TAS.

Provide Administrative support for the TA team and management

Parallon Workforce

Career Coordinator (Nov 2015 to July 2016)

Responsible for being the primary contact between Parallon Workforce Solutions, participating facilities, and participating perm vendors for perm placements.

Communicate daily with our participating vendors regarding open jobs.

Executes weekly and monthly open job audit with perm recruiters in order to obtain an accurate inventory of open/closed positions per facility.

Enters all Perm Recruiters submission into database for tracking purposes.

Enters all vendor submission into WorkForce 2.0 for our vendor candidates.

Generates invoices for all placements (internal and vendor), submits the invoice and placed candidate into placement spreadsheet.

Maintain and submit all billing information to both Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Accurately update and maintain Permanent Placement spreadsheet upon verification of employment.

Assist with contracting new approved vendors and have them assigned a vendor number for payment purposes.

Responsible for informing the approved vendors of the open vendor approved positions they may submit for.

Checks multiple databases to identify if candidate is currently associated with a particular vendor or internal Perm Placement Recruiter.

Communicates to the Vendor whether the submission is being rejected or accepted.

Maintain a listing of all the vendor submissions whether accepted or declined for auditing purposes.

Currently assists the Business Analyst Team with Referral Bonus for both Non PWS and PWS employees.

Other duties as assigned

Healthcare Support Staffing (Contractor)

Credentialing Coordinator (March 2015 to July 2015)

Perform initial credentialing on new hire and acquisition providers that join the Company

Prepare and present completed credentialing files and summary reports to the Credentialing Committee;

Articulate key file issues and advise the Credentialing Committee of the NCQA Standards and Credentialing Policy and Procedures that may affect their decision; obtain from the credentialing committee member approval signature and memo if conditions are part of the approval

Responsible to renew executive physician licenses

Review credentialing application and CV for accuracy and completeness, identify, log and request missing documentation and information

Critically evaluate complex credentialing applications for issues that may require special consideration, or additional review, and take appropriate action to resolve issue

Retrieve background screen results and review. Escalate to Supervisor for review and recommend next action to resolve issue, if necessary present file to Human Resource representative and/or Credentialing Committee Chair for review and sign off

Perform primary source verification using Credentialing Checklist and other verifications as defined by management and/or health plans. Upload into credentialing system.

Comply with Credentialing Policy and Procedures and departmental guidelines/procedures.

Respond to emails and other requests providing status updates within one business day, from receipt of request.

Comply with established timelines for processing files

Notify Supervisor of any quality issues regarding file and suggest appropriate action to resolve issue

Coordinate with Clinical Staffing Services and/or Practice personnel to obtain required information from provider.

Ensure that documents collected by other departments are clear and legible when uploaded into credentialing system.

Monitor and track responses from primary sources and send follow-up requests as needed until file is complete.

Work with supervisor to identify back-up coverage and assigning files when out of the office; ensure status of files and pending items are clearly documented in credentialing system from person covering

Document all tasks, actions, phone calls, emails and other forms of communication during the credentialing/recredentialing process.

Prepare file for review by Management and Credentialing Committee to ensure that Providers target start dates are met to keep business running at affiliated practices.

Provide back-up to other Credentialing staff as necessary

Health Care Support (Contractor)

Medical Staff Coordinator (Sept 2014 to Feb 2015)

Coordinate the credentialing and privileging process for medical staff appointments, reappointments and changes in privileges.

Verifying competence, medical and/or professional education, residency, internships, fellowships, additional formal training, relevant board certifications, health care affiliations, work history, military experiences, professional references, licensure and certifications, DEA certificates, malpractice coverage and privileges the applicant is requesting

Querying the National Practitioner Data Bank as appropriate

Managing expireables as appropriate

Maintaining the credentialing database assuring accuracy and completeness

Acting as a liaison between the medical staff and other departments of the hospital

Organizing and maintaining credentials files

Present completed files to the Credentials Committee for recommendation of approval of appointments and privileges

Maintaining a working knowledge of the Medical Staff Bylaws and applicable Hospital policies to ensure the medical staff’s compliance with stated parameters

Other related responsibilities as required

Sanford Barrows Group Hollywood, FL

Healthcare Staffing Coordinator (Sept 2012 – July 2014)

•Scheduled employed providers in per diem, contractual or locums tenens assignments

•Tracked Healthcare providers’ application.

•Conducted background checks and interviews

•Ensure proper and timely credentialing for provider at all applicable facilities.

•Prepared travel arrangements for providers.

•Conduct written and oral follow ups to determine application status.

•Respond promptly to all questions, received via phone or email, and communicate with all necessary internal departments as needed.

•Scan and file completed applications. Maintain positive relationships with clients.

•Maintain database with all active allied healthcare professionals periodically.

•Responsible for retrieving their availability and book them accordingly.

•Communicate with clients for their daily and contractual needs and book appropriately.

Team Health Sunrise, FL

Hospital Medicine Regional Coordinator (August 2011 - July 2012)

Managed the coordination of completed monthly schedules for all assigned Hospital Medicine facilities in conjunction with the Medical Director for completion.

Contacted part-time and full-time physicians to assist in filling any open shifts in a timely manner with a high degree of professionalism.

Maintained knowledge of software attributes and facilitate training of new providers within assigned facilities to manage monthly edits.

Coordinated efforts with the recruiters to ensure knowledge of new providers start dates to ensure advance scheduling at the facility with proper privileges and rates.

Opened the position to locum tenens placement when necessary.

Work with outside locum tenens agencies to obtain presentations of new physicians for situations requiring additional staffing assistance.

Carefully screened applicants and able to hone in on their skills and evaluate the best fit for each provider.

Communicated effectively with the FMDs and RMDs to refer providers to them and consequently to obtain approvals from appropriate Facility Medical Directors or Regional Medical Directors to initiate credentialing.

Maintained relationships with all approved agencies and document accepted candidates in database

Reviewed active locum privilege reports on a quarterly basis to maintain a core group of physicians and ensure approvals are obtained for rate increases and terminations.

Oversaw the onboarding process of locum physicians to ensure credentials are obtained, orientations are scheduled and all on-site processes are followed.

Process locum invoices and review timesheets for accuracy of actual time worked to facilitate the timely submission of payments.

Appropriately scheduled physicians according to their contract terms, where applicable.

Provided advanced planning ideas for facilities that may require added assistance to ensure credentials and licenses are in process.

Weatherby Healthcare - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Healthcare Assignment Coordinator (April 2008 – May 2010)

Communicated telephonically and in writing with candidates and clients at all stages of business relationship

development (new, active and dormant).

Executing administrative processes that support scheduling physicians into assignments.

Worked with the credentialing department, consultant and physician to track and follow-up on documents

needed for credentialing.

Meet daily with sales consultants to prioritize tasks and convey progress.

Coordinate necessary housing and travel arrangements that the traveling physician may require with the

housing and travel departments and assist with necessary licensing materials and processes that may be

planned or required for assignments.

Work with consultants to initiate and track progress on requested licenses and hospital privileges.

Track and send out applicable correspondence to clients and candidates.

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