Accountable for the computerized operations of the centralized credentials verification system by managing all components of the medical staff database, including data entry, creating reports, and maintaining software. Serves as team member in coordinating medical staff and allied health professional initial appointments and reappointments. Tracks the flow of credentialing information throughout the Scott & White System and to delegating credentialing entities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Oversee the system credentialing database
Develops a standardized system of database entry/attributes and trains staff on standardized data entry to the system.
Utilizes software functions to convert paper documents to electronic files where possible.
Works with IS on web-based links to help on-line privilege queries and directories.
Executes initial appointment and re-appointment application under departmental policy
Receives applications and enters data and requested privileges into the credentialing database. Prepares application packets for distribution to applicants.
Assigns applicants to appropriate facility(s) and communicate with appropriate facility representatives.
Scans and emails completed credentials files to appropriate facility(s) in a timely manner.
Maintains records of all changes to practitioner status and demographics and communicates to appropriate departments.
Plans and develops helping documentation (agendas, minutes, reports for Credentials Committee and others as assigned.
Monitors time-limited documents to assure continuous currency
Follows departmental expiring document policy to assure proper notification to practitioners of impending expirations.
Accesses primary verification sources to document renewed licenses and certifications, enters renewals into database and files hard copy in credentials file.
Notifies director of expiring documents.
Design reports and queries to help the functions of the department
Prepares scheduled and ad hoc reports for both internal and external customers according to established timelines and distribution lists.
Maintains current knowledge of the joint commission and NCQA Standards
Regularly participates in learning opportunities to keep current in the credentialing industry.
Perform other position duties as required
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Commitment to continuous learning and keeping abreast in the Medical Staff Services industry.
Experience in database management, medical staff and/or credentialing services required.
Exceptional organizational skills, independent work management skills, and proficiency in working with computerized databases required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
CPCS certification by the National Association of Medical Staff Services preferred.
Cactus experience preferred.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!