Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    2018-12504
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    Cred/Med Staff Srvcs
    Facility
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    2500 W UTOPIA
    Work Hours (ex:M-F, 8am - 4pm)
    M-F 8am-4:30pm
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    1 year credentialing, medical staff or administrative assistant including data entry, in a hospital or healthcare environment resulting in knowledge of medical terminology and professional physician interface Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Under the general supervision, the Credentialing Specialist is responsible for providing credentialing and credentialing support to the Network Medical Staff through the processing of applications and reapplications to ensure that only qualified practitioners provide care within the network facilities. Provides credentialing support to the centralized appointment and reappointment process including reports and obtaining required data from Quality Assurance profiles and National Practitioner Data Bank reports, in accordance with the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), The Joint Commission, and the Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) standards.
    • Provides credentialing support to the credentialing manager. Maintains a sound working knowledge of credentialing and provides consultation to the medical staff regarding credentialing, to ensure all processes are in compliance with state statutes and regulatory agencies as demonstrated by observation.
    • Responsible for timely processing of initial applications and reappointment applications for completeness and in accordance with Medical Staff standards. Secures appropriate peer competency references and prepares credentials files. Obtains primary source and other verifications in accordance with established guidelines. Communicates with applicants during credentialing process to ensure timely and expeditious completion of process. Researches incidents, malpractice claims, advisory letters/letters of concern etc and request appropriate follow-up information from practitioner or other sources as indicated.
    • Maintains the credentialing database . Updates primary source data in the Midas database. Ensures data is accurately entered as evidenced by audit. Prepares reports in compliance with requests for information as demonstrated by documentation.
    • Maintains adherence to professional confidentiality standards established within the Department and in accordance with legal, ethical and hospital and medical staff policies. Assures data security and confidentiality by use of appropriate labeling of information and storage, and appropriately securing cabinets and drawers.



    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster.HonorHealth wants all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us at EmploymentOffice@HonorHealth.com . Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals with disabilities that are unable to use the online tools and is not intended for other purposes.

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