This position performs the department's credentialing work as outlined in the policies and procedures. Obtains all primary source information necessary for all organizational facilities and entities. The incumbent maintains records and the integrity of highly confidential information that is protected from discovery by applicable state statutes.
Performs the appropriate (applicable) credentialing processes in a timely and complete manner.
Performs analysis and appropriate follow-up. Works with many individuals to acquire necessary materials and information, including, but not limited to: physicians, facility staff, professional staff and physicians office staff.
Performs relevant data entry into the database to ensure consistency and integrity of the data.
Processes appropriate queries for expired licensure, or any appropriate regulatory credentialing requirement and maintains documentation in the database.
Must possess a strong knowledge of business and/or healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of an associates degree.
Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of healthcare planning as normally demonstrated through three years of credentialing and/or process management and operations experience. Requires a basic knowledge of medical terminology, medical staff organization and extensive knowledge of credentialing procedures. Must have experience in interacting with physicians and allied health professionals, their office credentialing representatives, and hospital personnel.
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with astute judgment in areas of human relations. Must demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines in a multi-functional task environment. Requires excellent organizational skills and operational knowledge working with work processing, spreadsheets, data entry, fax machines, and other computer related skills. Must, at all times, maintain efficiency and timeliness in all daily activities. Must be able to establish daily work priorities and work efficiently to contribute to the successful overall maintenance of the credentialing process. Provides optimal customer service to meet the organizations expectations.
National Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (NCPCS) certification preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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