HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers.
Under the general supervision, the Credentialing Specialist is responsible for providing credentialing and credentialing support to the Network Medical Staff through the processing of applications and reapplications to ensure that only qualified practitioners provide care within the network facilities. Provides credentialing support to the centralized appointment and reappointment process including reports and obtaining required data from Quality Assurance profiles and National Practitioner Data Bank reports, in accordance with the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), The Joint Commission, and the Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) standards.
Provides credentialing support to the credentialing manager. Maintains a sound working knowledge of credentialing and provides consultation to the medical staff regarding credentialing, to ensure all processes are in compliance with state statutes and regulatory agencies as demonstrated by observation.
Responsible for timely processing of initial applications and reappointment applications for completeness and in accordance with Medical Staff standards. Secures appropriate peer competency references and prepares credentials files. Obtains primary source and other verifications in accordance with established guidelines. Communicates with applicants during credentialing process to ensure timely and expeditious completion of process. Researches incidents, malpractice claims, advisory letters/letters of concern etc and request appropriate follow-up information from practitioner or other sources as indicated.
Maintains the credentialing database . Updates primary source data in the Midas database. Ensures data is accurately entered as evidenced by audit. Prepares reports in compliance with requests for information as demonstrated by documentation.
Maintains adherence to professional confidentiality standards established within the Department and in accordance with legal, ethical and hospital and medical staff policies. Assures data security and confidentiality by use of appropriate labeling of information and storage, and appropriately securing cabinets and drawers.
Tuition assistance up to $5,250* per year
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance with domestic partner coverage
403(b) retirement savings plan that provides immediate vesting and dollar-dollar match up to 4%
On-site child and elder care centers
Employee assistance program
Free parking, discounted bus passes, fitness facilities
15 Virginia G. Piper Cancer Care Network locations
Medical group with 70+ primary, specialty and urgent care locations
500+ ongoing clinical trials and studies at the HonorHealth Research Institute
System-wide, fully integrated Epic EMR
Five Magnet® recognized hospitals
Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2019
Recognized by Forbes, Best Employers 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
All HonorHealth Medical Centers achieved B or higher rating in the spring 2019 The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
Learn more and apply online: Jobs.HonorHealth.com
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It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
High School Diploma or GED
1 year credentialing, medical staff or administrative assistant including data entry, in a hospital or healthcare environment resulting in knowledge of medical terminology and professional physician interface