The Coordinator is responsible for preparing and submitting credentialing applications and supporting documentation for the purpose of medical staff and allied health professional credentialing and health plan credentialing. The Coordinator follows up on the status of applications, tracking progress on all pending and completed work. The Coordinator manages their own duties and functions independently, maintaining a high quality for detail and timeliness.
Education & Training: High school diploma or equivalency is required. Some college is preferred. Must have CPCS or CPOMSM certification or certification received within 12 months of hire.
Work Orientation & Experience: Three (3) years’ previous experience in medical staff administration is required. Must have knowledge of credentialing, Joint Commission regulations, and state requirements. Must have knowledge of medical terminology.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to: a) communicate effectively with medical staff and hospital personnel; b) adapt hours of availability to variable and changing needs of administration and the medical staff; c) computer/word processing skills; d) maintain confidentiality; e) exercise good judgment and f) demonstrate effective critical thinking and organizational skills, g) independent judgement and discretion, and h) strong composition and interpersonal communication skills
Internal Number: 16230
About Upper Chesapeake Health Center
Today, UM UCH is the leading health care system and second largest private employer in Harford County. Our 3,500 team members and over 650 medical staff physicians serve residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County.