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Credentialing Specialist

SEA MAR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, FEDERAL WAY, WA

Posting #18236 – Sea Mar CHC seeks an experienced Credentialing Specialist.  This position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the privileging and credentialing process for the licensed independent practitioners (LIPs) in accordance with Policies & Procedures, national standards and regulatory requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain regular cooperation and compliance with all regulatory, accrediting, and membership-based organizations.
  • Create and carry out various credentialing processes in relation to licensed providers in medical, dental and behavioral health departments.
  • Ensure that all credentialed providers adhere to facility and staff policies, department guidelines, regulations, and government laws.
  • Process applications and reappointment paperwork, checking for full completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform provider credentialing/qualifying process to ensure all requirements are met in accordance with credentialing requirements prior to presentation to Board of Directors.
  • Ensure that all credentials files are current and complete pursuant to expiration date of medical licenses, board certification, professional-liability insurance coverage, DEA and other pertinent information, per HPP and/or client facility policy and procedures.
  • Coordinate credentialing process by entering/logging/scanning information into MD Staff credentialing software for initial, updating, and add on applications and maintenance processes.
  • Collect and verify sensitive provider data through confidential sources.
  • Maintain timely updates to information systems and regular reports used to monitor completion of initial and reappointment credentialing applications.
  • Audit files based on internal standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and report application status and provide appropriate correspondence (form letters) to providers and department heads when necessary.
  • Provide complete and accurate credentialing files to Administration for inclusion in Board of Directors’ materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of Joint Commission, NCQA and CMS credentialing and privileging standards and experience with provider and health plan credentialing.
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft products and web based queries.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and meet multiple priorities and competing deadlines, problem solving and organization skills with attention to details.  Experience with credentialing software is desirable, MD Staff preferred.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Current NAMSS Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) or actively pursuing certification and certification obtained within 2 years of hire date.
  • Previous work experience in managed care, hospital or medical office environment required.
  • Experience with delegated health plan credentialing agreements preferred.

To apply for this position send a cover letter and a Sea Mar CHC application to JoLee Sankey, Credentialing and Provider Enrollment Supervisor at JoLeeSankey@seamarchc.org

(posted 9/27/2018)

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Medical Staff Credentialing Administrator

HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER, SEATTLE, WA

Req #:  160116

Department:  HMC MEDICAL DIRECTOR’S OFFICE

Posting Date:  09/19/2018

Closing Info:  Open Until Filled

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Shift:  First Shift

Notes:

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

As the region’s only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for Medical Staff Credentialing Administrator.

Under general guidance of the Medical Director, the Credentialing Administrator’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Planning, coordination and implementation of hospital-wide programs and processes facilitated by the Medical Director’s Office.
  • Provides oversight of the credentialing process for over 1900 medical staff members at Harborview Medical Center.
  • Maintains strict adherence to confidentiality and regulatory requirements with regards to sensitive credentialing matters.
  • Communicates professionally with Chiefs of Service, medical staff, UW Medicine departments, and outside entities as needed to facilitate credentialing, professional practice evaluations and supervisory plan follow-up.
  • Establishes credentialing schedules and adheres to rules and regulations to facilitate the credentialing of medical staff through required committee and board approvals.
  • Reviews credentialing files with stringent attention to detail assuring that all files are complete prior to submission to the credentialing committee for review and approval.
  • Manages the Ongoing Professional Practice evaluation process for all medical staff assuring completion to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains oversight of medical staff policies, procedures, medical staff orientation manual and bylaws to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, such as The Joint Commission, Department of Health, and the National Commission for Quality Assurance.
  • Serves as an administrative contact for the coordination and management of the Medical Director’s Office, including representing the office on various committees and teams developing partnerships with other administrators, physicians, and clinicians in order to achieve common goals and improving systems and coordination amongst the medical center, and UW Medicine.
  • Performs timely and accurate management of Payroll/Timekeeping functions, and coordinates recruitment, interviews, and facilitates selection of staff.
  • Provides oversight of the Medical Administration and Resident budgets.
  • Accurate and timely monthly reconciliation of all Medical Admin and Residency budgets.
  • Tracking and management of FTE’s allocated budgets, including proactive problem solving when discrepancies are noted.
  • Participates in annual budget planning, taking into account medical center restrictions and department needs/plans.
  • Makes responsible purchase decisions following established protocols, rules and regulations.
  • This position has high visibility throughout UW Medicine, requiring a superior level of professionalism, and must communicate confidentially and diplomatically, clearly and effectively. The incumbent must provide a high level of attention to detail in addition to possessing strong project management and organizational skills. REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Healthcare Administration, or related field AND five years of progressively responsible administrative/customer support experience to include overseeing and executing office operations, and project management experience in a large, complex organization.
  • Competitive candidates will have excellent demonstrated professional written and verbal communication skills. Experience working effectively with senior administrators and professionals, including sensitivity in handling confidential information and urgent matters in a thoroughly professional and timely manner.
  • Demonstrated effective and professional communication style.
  • Sophisticated project management experience, independent decision making, sensitivity to the needs of the Director’s constituents, organization and follow through so that every commitment is handled appropriately, meeting project deadlines and maintaining professionalism.
  • Ability to manage complex time-sensitive needs related to Harborview’s pillar goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient in the use of office technologies such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint with a technological aptitude for learning additional software used in the Office of the Medical Director.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply administrative policies and procedures.
  • Proven customer service orientation with demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication skills including diverse populations. Track record of efficient prioritization and organization of multiple requests.
  • Maintain high confidentiality around work processes and data.
  • Demonstrate leadership role in the development of department efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Highly organized and maintains high degree of flexibility to effectively manage rapidly changing priorities and demands.
  • Proven ability to work independently, manage priorities, handle multiple projects, problem solve and exercise judgment in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Able to independently determine appropriate communications and procedures.
  • Solid critical thinking skills and the ability to collaborate closely with others.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.

DESIRED:

  • Previous experience with provider credentialing preferred.
  • Credentialing certification CPCS, CPMSM preferred.
  • General knowledge of Harborview and UW Medicine policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with and desire to learn SharePoint, Kronos, eProcurement.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.

REQUIREMENTS:  See above

You can find the job posting online at http://bit.ly/2PUzKpl

(posted 9/27/2018)

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Medical Staff Specialist

MULTICARE HEALTH SYSTEM, TACOMA, WA

 Full Time, Day Shift, 7:30 am- 4 pm Monday – Friday

The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do.  Join us for the professional challenges you seek.  In the settings you prefer.  With schedules that fit your life.  Learn more at www.multicarejobs.org

Position Summary:
This individual is responsible for providing support in the credentialing process of all physicians and health care affiliates for privileges with MultiCare Health System hospitals, MultiCare Medical Group and Managed Care, and for coordinating and facilitating activities and special projects for the Medical Staff Organization, under the authority of the President of Medical Staff and the Vice President of Medical Affairs. He/she is also responsible for performing executive secretarial services and the day-to-day business of the medical staff.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years secretarial experience, three years’ experience in Medical Staff Support services or related medical staff setting.
  • Previous credentialing experience preferred.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:

  • Business school or college course work preferred.
  • Certified as a Medical Staff Coordinator or Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) by the National Association of Medical Staff Services; or agrees to challenge and has demonstrated the ability to pass the next Medical Staff Coordinator Certification/ CPCS examination.

Apply:

Please visit our website to apply for position #61803 online at: https://jobs.multicare.org/medstaff1

About MultiCare:

MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization committed to our mission of “partnering for healing and a healthy future.” Our 18,000 team members (employees, providers and volunteers) are united by MultiCare’s values of respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness. Since our founding more than a century ago, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Rockwood Clinic, Deaconess Hospital and Valley Hospital in the Spokane, WA, area.

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or age

(posted 9/27/2018)

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