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Position supports and facilitates all aspects of the hospital system credentials verification process for medical staff and allied health provider appointments and re-appointments for the Department of Radiology.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accountable for initial and continuous verification of credentials of medical staff members and health care/allied health providers for radiologists and physicians assistants. Accountable for ensuring ongoing state and federal licensure, compliance with JCAHO and NCQA standards and observance of applicable hospital medical staff by laws.
Works closely with department insurance/managed care credentialing assistant to ensure seamless and efficient process for providers.
Ensures maintenance of current and accurate data/information in system credentials database. Appropriately utilizes the database to produce reports, lists, rosters, etc., assisting BJC facilities as needed.
Maintains the permanent credentials files on all applicable medical staff and allied health members. Assures accuracy of records and maintains a state of readiness at all time for review/audit by delegated entities, licensing and accrediting agencies.
Coordinates communication of credentialing status to various areas such as division and section chiefs, IT, training coordinators and radiology human resources, along with the provider applicants.
Ensures specific privileges needed for each provider applicant are identified properly.
Participates in training and development as needed on credentialing verification issues.
Assures the confidentiality and integrity of all aspects of the credentialing verification program and process.
Provides administrative support to leaders of Radiology as needed.
Equivalent of a high school diploma.
Three to five years of relevant experience.
Past medical staff office or credentialing verification experience.
Excellent attention to details, organization and computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Ability to effectively work with all levels of the organization.
Ability to be professional and maintain sensitive information in a confidential manner.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology. The position is located at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $18.81 - $23.52 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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