Job Description

Job Title: Credentialing Specialist - Lock Haven
Job ID: 731072
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: Administration
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

Facilitates the physician and allied health credentialing, privileging and monitoring process, including application management and primary source verification. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of the credentialing and clinical privileging database system.


Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates privileges process including preparation and presentation of requested privileges with validated qualifications to the Medical Staff Credentials Committee.
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of the credentialing and clinical privileging database system.
  • Establishes and ensures effective monitoring process of new physicians as prescribed by the departmental bylaws.
  • Establishes and tracks data related to Medical Staff recruitment and resignations.
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Leads the Medical Staff Leadership towards the successful completion of all credentialing including primary source verification and other application data validation.
  • Make appropriate arrangements for meeting rooms and food services.
  • Participates in developing strategies to improve on the attainment, development and consistency of the credentialing process.
  • Prepares agendas, attends assigned meetings and authors minutes.
  • Provides office support for the department and the medical staff.
  • Provides support for the reappointment process.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in secretarial science or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Three years of progressively responsible administrative support experience required.
  • Three years of credentialing experience preferred.
  • Strong critical thinking experience preferred.
  • Experience in Health Care/Medical Terminology strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $18 to $27.01

Union Position: No

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