• Credentialing Specialist

    Job ID 2019-30278
    Area of Interest
    Regulatory Compliance
    Location Name
    Roosevelt Commons
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Medical Staff Services
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Coordinate and perform functions related to medical and allied health professional staff credentialing, reappointment, and privileging. Assures credentialing, reappointment, and privileging is completed in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws, policies and procedures, Joint Commission, NCQA, and federal and state standards/requirements. Organize and support medical staff meetings and communication activities.


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    1) Ability to critically analyze and apply standards to information submitted by the providers
    2) Ability to communicate appropriate and effectively with providers, including sensitive and confidential information 
    3) Management of multiple deadlines on a weekly and monthly basis. Must be able to prioritize and meet deadlines on an ongoing basis to ensure timely completion according to process requirements 
    4) Management of initial application process during several high volume times of year 
    5) Ability to manage work flow in a complex and dynamic environment through the use of technology 
    6) Detail oriented and highly accurate 
    7) Demonstrates strong work ethic and maintains high expectation of individual work product. 
    Required Education/Experience: 
    - High School graduate or equivalent.
    - Minimum two years of experience in the areas of customer service, office and/or project management.
    - Minimum one year of experience in a medical/healthcare office setting.
    - Experience in coordinating meetings and taking minutes.

    - Associate degree in healthcare related field.
    - Experience working as a credentialing assistant or analyst (can be in a medical staff office, health plan or medical group).
    - Working knowledge of medical terminology.
    - Certification as a CMSC (Certified Medical Staff Coordinator) or CPCS (Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist).


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