LOCATION: Syracuse, NY
The Department of Medical Staff Service at Upstate is currently looking for a Credentialing Coordinator to join their team. The Credentialing Coordinator is responsible for credentialing, recredentialing, and privileging of practitioners in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. The Credentialing Coordinator performs all assigned activities associated with initial and re-appointments, including verification, peer recommendations, and follow-up on concerns that may delay completion of the credentialing or privileging process. The position also includes tracking and updating database to reflect current compliance with credentialing and privileging elements. Must be able to demonstrate independent judgment, as well as the ability to seek guidance / support from appropriate sources. Must be able to complete multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner, adhere to documentation requirements and deadlines, and maintain confidentiality at all times.
This position requires an Associate’s degree and one year of experience in a related field (such as human resources recruiting, credentialing, privileging, or enrollment) or other investigative and interpretive tasks similar in nature to those a credentialing coordinator performs or equivalent combination. Excellent customer service skills, computer database skills, and word processing required. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people in written, oral, and electronic forms required. Knowledge of managed care enrollment desirable. Certification as either Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) or Professional in Medical Services Management (CPMSM) from the National Association of Medical Staff Services preferred, but not required.
Please visit job#047949 at www.upstate.edu/jobs to view our complete posting and apply.
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