Our commitment for excellence
We require the following information of our nursing / healthcare and anesthesia contracted specialists:
All professional licenses and credentials are verified (with copies).
Proof of Insurance
We require our anesthesia professionals to carry their own professional liability insurance ($1 million / $3 million malpractice coverage, or state-specific requirements). We (Coastal) also carry our own professional liability insurance.
Criminal Background Check
We verify and validate.
We require at least three completed professional reference forms. These are checked and verified.
We verify all past employment.
A National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) query is completed on each contracted professional to check for things like license revocation, reprimands, censure, suspensions, etc.
We require all contractors to sign an application and a contract agreement, which we keep on file.
We require a valid picture ID.
Updated / current Curriculum Vitae.
An initial anesthesia competency overview is completed and verified.
An annual facility competency evaluation is completed.
Eg, each contractor is required to have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number.
Joint Commission Competency
We provide each facility with Joint Commission-credentialed files for each professional.