Mount Sinai Careers
Credentials Coordinator- Medical Staff Services
Strength Through Diversity
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Responsible for all aspects of the credentialing and/or re-credentialing process for the Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals, including:
a. Organizing and reviewing applications for completeness and accuracy.
b. Performing verifications of education, training, experience, certifications and boards. Ensures requests for privileges are in compliance with criteria outlined in the department’s delineation of privileges.
c. Identifying and escalating red-flag issues
d. Organizing documentation for department and committee review and approval.
e. Recording and maintaining practitioner information in electronic and hard copy filing systems. Includes data entry and accurate maintenance of the credentialing database and safeguarding private and confidential information.
Acts as customer service liaison and leads the credentialing process with medical staff personnel, department representatives, licensing agencies and insurance carriers.
Assesses and re-prioritizes work in accordance with shifting priorities and backlog.
a. Responsible for the coordination of credentialing activities that optimize best practices for physician and department satisfaction.
b. Ensures active communication with all external and internal constituencies to establish strong relationships that are complimentary and consistent with organizational goals and strategic needs.
c. Ensure that time is properly allocated in order to achieve credentialing deliverables and expectations of clients/physicians/providers, while adhering to credentialing standards.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
3 years hospital credentialing experience
Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures used in health care and physician credentialing.
NAMSS Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred