Under the direction of the Department of Pathology Director of HR and Strategic Planning and HR Academic Affairs Manager, this position coordinates academic activities for the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. Coordinates the academic credentials for academic and clinical faculty, postdoctoral fellows, trainees and visiting appointments. Coordinates the medical staff appointments for all credentialed faculty, fellows, and others, as needed. Interprets operating and university policies; exercises independent judgment in resolution of credentialing issues.
Oversees in conjunction with the manager, all aspects of appointments and credentialing for faculty, fellows, medical staff, and others.
Develop, implement and maintain appropriate departmental policies and procedures related to executing the credentialing processes in accordance with Columbia University (CU) and Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and the College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) policies, government regulations and guidelines.
Create credentials-related reports for Manager, Chairman, Administrator, departmental credentials personnel, committee chairs, division managers, division chiefs, search committees, etc.
Manage hospital credentialing and reappointment process.
Educates and informs faculty and division personnel about faculty affairs policies and procedures.
Create manuals, flow charts and other educational material related to the academic affairs efforts in the Department.
Maintain existing database.
Assists the Chair's Office with the Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP) and Tenure process.
Maintain the electronic faculty files, including licensure for compliance.
Maintain and create tracking processes for appointments, promotions and medical staff appointments.
Serve as liaison between the Department and New York Presbyterian Medical Staff Administration, the Office of Faculty Affairs and other external departmental academic offices.
Provide information to the Departmental Billing Office about prospective appointments to the compliance officer.
Aid the Education program by providing support to the program's coordinator relating to the fellowship and residency programs.
Track and ensure compliance with respect to I-9 processing, annual trainings, HIPPA, Conflict of Interest medical surveillance, visa status, etc.
Review editing and posting faculty and staff positions advertisements in the University "RAPS" system and other regulatory matters.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Ability to be extremely well organized, with careful attention to detail and follow up
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of faculty and staff.
Knowledge of computer programming, particularly in the development and implementation of databases.
Ability to manage a number of demanding projects simultaneously.
Word, Excel, Databases, and Power Point skills.
Copier, scanner, and printer.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502356
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