Credentialing Coordinator

Cambridge, MA 02138

Posted: 02/08/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Healthcare Job Number: 83028

A hospital in Cambridge, MA is seeking a Credentialing Coordinator to join their team. In this role, you will report directly to the Chair, Department of Quality and Safety. You will facilitate all aspects of credentialing, including initial applications, reappointments, and competencies. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Credentialing Coordinator:
  • Provide administrative support and act as a liaison to committees, physicians and other medical staff department members
  • Interface with physicians and hospital management staff in a positive and professional manner
  • Provide credentialing support to the Medical Staff Manager
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current medical staff standards as related to deemed agencies and other regulations as appropriate to medical staff and medical education
  • Oversee preparation and accuracy of credentialing reports
  • Maintain confidential credentials files on all members of the medical staff and allied health professionals
  • Transcribe minutes of assigned medical staff meetings assuring timeliness and accuracy
  • Secure appropriate peer competency references and prepares credentials files
  • Work closely with centralized verification organization to facilitate primary source and other verifications in accordance with established guidelines
  • Work with team members to track status of applicants and staff members
  • Communicate with applicants during credentialing process to ensure timely and expeditious completion of process
  • Resource to new medical staff members regarding the credentialing and privileging process throughout the members’ term on staff
  • Research incidents, malpractice claims, advisory letters/letters of concern etc. and request appropriate follow-up information from practitioner or other sources as indicated
  • Utilize credentialing software and ancillary software to ensure the credentialing process and privileging process are electronic to its fullest capability
Requirements for the Credentialing Coordinator:
  • Associate’ s degree preferred or equivalent education/experience
  • Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) and/or CPMSM preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience Medical Staff Services Department and/or acute care hospital credentialing experience required
  • Must have strong computer, communication, and writing skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience with Cactus Credentialing software preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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