The Credentialing Coordinator helps to facilitate Initial and Reappointment credentialing and clinical privileging for all physicians and allied health professionals in collaboration with the Medical Staff Services team in a hospital setting. This position is directly responsible for processing and analyzing applications for completeness and accuracy, and verifying timely all required elements in accordance with Joint Commission Standards. The coordinator is expected to have or gain a clear working knowledge of the Medical Staff Bylaws, rules & regulations, TJC and CMS Standards, and other regulatory requirements associated with this role. The coordinator will be expected to remain focused at all times, and to regularly multi-task in a deadline-driven environment. The coordinator should possess the ability to reprioritize as needed and to work both unsupervised and as a member of a closely-knit team. The coordinator will communicate regularly with physicians, allied health providers, and hospital leadership. The coordinator will regularly contribute to the administration of Regional Credentials Committee meetings, other meetings, take minutes and prepare documents. The coordinator will keep the Director and/or Manager apprised of any critical issues, red flags, or other concerns which arise during the credentialing process or as regards members of the medical staff. The credentialing position will regularly enter data into the medical staff database (MSOW) and will ensure the critical integrity of the system at all times. This role does not involve payer enrollment credentialing.
A Bachelor’s degree in a business, journalism or healthcare related field or equivalent experience is desired. 3-5 years’ experience in a medical staff services role involving clinical privileging, preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing with physicians and other healthcare personnel. Experience with the MSOW database or other credentialing databases is preferred. Experience with Outlook Email, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat (PDFs), data entry, and web searches is required, as well as familiarity with office machinery (printing, copying, faxing and scanning). Willingness to maintain a flexible work schedule as needed. Other duties as assigned. CPCS and/or CPMSM certification by the National Association Medical Staff Services is preferred, but will be required within 4 years.
Additional Salary Information: Min. starts at $18.25
Increases based on years of relevant experience
Internal Number: 2019-R0244560
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