Catholic Health Initiatives Credentialing Specialist- CredentiaSource- Mercy Medical Center FT (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Credentialing Specialist- CredentiaSource- Mercy Medical Center FT (Days)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Primary

source verification of documents related to medical staff applications and/or reappointments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Accountable for processing and verification of documents related tomedical staff applications, reappointment of members (every 2 years), andongoing maintenance of the credentials files for current licensure,certification, liability coverage, controlled substance and drug enforcementcertification. Facilitates process asstated above with appropriate primary source verification.

  • Responsible for timely and thorough completion of credentialingverification process, according to the Medical Staff Bylaws, Joint Commission,and other regulatory bodies.

  • Assists the Credentialing Coordinator in maintaining and updating thecredentialing database as needed.

  • Maintains confidentiality of both verbal and written communicationregarding credential files and other documentation related to medical peerreview, quality improvement and medico-legal issues.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Assists with special projects as requested.

  • Responsible for executing provider mailings as needed.

  • Provides administrative support for Credentialing Coordinator.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Working knowledge of computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Previous medical office experience preferred.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, organization values and professionalism through appropriateconduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits ourcore values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers cbchi

Job Administrative and Clerical

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0116808