At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Medical Staff Services Team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Medical Staff Credentialing Specialist will be responsible for:
Processing applications for appointments, re-appointments and clinical privileges.
Reviewing and evaluating applications, including evidence of education, training, experience & competency, to determine eligibility for membership and clinical privileges, in accordance with our policies, procedures and accreditation standards. Obtaining primary source verifications. Identifying discrepancies and obtaining clarification. Maintaining contact with stakeholders throughout the process in a customer-focused manner. Escalating any concerns and resolving issues throughout the process.
Maintaining confidential credentialing files. Enrolling & maintaining enrollment and terminating at members with the appropriate malpractice carrier.
Providing the highest level of service to all customers as demonstrated through the core values of the enterprise. Implementing office goals and objectives using continuous process improvement methods. Maintaining relationships and serves as liaison between Medical Staff Services & clinical departments & divisions, and their Chief(s), enterprise-wide to addressing questions and concerns. Teaching & providing expertise to managers, medical staff & staff on credentialing processes, requirements & regulations. Applying relevant Medical Staff Bylaws & Rules & Regulations and any other relevant regulatory standards.
Maintaining medical staff records as well as physician databases ensuring that all documentation is up-to-date and stored in accordance with policy.
To qualify, you must have:
An Associate’s Degree in Medical Staff Services Science, Health Care Admin or a closely related field, or 1 year of basic technical training and 1 plus years’ experience preferably with medical staff credentialing.
Strong organizational skills, detail-orientation, ability to prioritize and time management skills in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent Analytical skills to problem solve.
Strong communication and customer focus skills.
Commitment to professional growth and development, including: NAMSS certification attainment or preparations (certification is not required).
Nimbleness in adapting to the needs of the team and customers.
Commitment to accuracy through continuous assessments, goal creation and attainment to foster development & learning.
Commitment to continuous process improvement.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 56222BR
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement.
Boston Children's is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world's largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital.