Credentials Coordinator -Medical Staff Services

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 
Medical Staff Req # 80103
Credentials Coordinator
Roles & Responsibilities:
  •  Responsible for all aspects of the credentialing and/or re-credentialing process for the Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals, including:
  • Organizing and reviewing applications for completeness and accuracy.
    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.
    Identifying and escalating red-flag issues
  • Organizing documentation for department and committee review and approval.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years hospital credentialing experience minimum
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures used in health care and physician credentialing.
  • NAMSS Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Experience with Cactus or Morrisey Software systems, or similar credentialing system.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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