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Governance Unit: Surveyor Credentialing & Privileging

Surveyor Credentialing & Privileging administers surveyor management programs

Surveyor Credentialing & Privileging Committee (SCPC) aims to provide input to and oversee surveyor management programs, including new surveyor selection, credentialing and privileging.

Reports to Surveyor Administration

Activities & Responsibilities

  • Establish Surveyor Credentialing & Privileging policies that align with AAAHC quality and business requirements and strategic plan. Submit to the SAC for approval.
  • Determine requirements for Surveyors to achieve and maintain privileges and roles, including experience, background, credentials, training, type and number of surveys per year, and ongoing performance metrics.
  • Establish criteria for Mentor designation; identify Surveyors who fulfill these criteria.
  • In collaboration with Staff, administer the Surveyor Recruitment and Selection process including designating mentors and monitoring training progression.
  • Monitor Surveyor compliance to Surveyor Credentialing & Privileging policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all Governance Unit and AAAHC policies.
Authorities
  • None.
Composition, Expertise or Experience Required
  • Interest in promoting quality in ambulatory care with ability to think beyond a single specialty or ambulatory setting type.
  • Professional experience in an ambulatory health care setting. Technical or clinical expertise in a clinical specialty.
  • At least three years serving as an AAAHC surveyor within the past five years.

Benefits of Membership

  • Influence the selection and development of AAAHC surveyors for accreditation and certification programs.
  • Contribute to the improvement of ambulatory care quality and patient outcomes.

See our Governance Unit Application Process here


Annual Time Commitment Requirements

Activity# Per YearDurationDay/TimeLocation
Face-to-face meetings1-20.5-1.0 daysVariableVariable
Conference calls6-81.0-1.5 hrsEvenings
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings/calls10-20Additional travel or time commitmentsNone

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