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Credentialing Coordinator - Hybrid

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Temple
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**JOB SUMMARY**Responsible 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**OVERSEES THE SYSTEM CREDENTIALING DATABASE.*Develops 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 facilitate on-line privilege queries and directories.EXECUTES INITIAL APPOINTMENT AND RE-APPOINTMENT APPLICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENTAL POLICY.*Receives applications and enters data and requested privileges into the credentialing database. Prepares application packets for distribution to applicant.*Assigns applicants to appropriate facility(s) and communicates 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 supporting 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.DESIGNS REPORTS AND QUERIES TO SUPPORT 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.PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.**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.Strong 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.**BENEFITS**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%- Tuition Reimbursement- PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level**QUALIFICATIONS**- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of ExperienceAs a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple , Credentialing Coordinator - Hybrid, Other , Temple, Texas

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