Healthcare Administration Jobs: Credentialing Specialist


healthcare administration jobs credentialing specialist

According to Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

Job Desciption

A Credentialing Specialist verifies the credentials of the medical staff in a healthcare facility. They make sure that the health facility is in compliance with state and federal regulations in regards to the licensure and certification of the healthcare professionals. Most employers require the job candidates to have some work experience in medical billing or medical staffing. In addition, some employers may also require candidates to have a two year associate degree or credentialing specialist certification.

More information about credentialing specialist certification can be found here: The National Association of Medical Staffing Services

Job Duties:

  • Act in compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Implement credentialing processes and procedures
  • Credentialing of physicians, allied health and other practitioners
  • Collect and maintain an accurate practitioner database and analyze verification information
  • Communicate with physicians and healthcare professionals

Skills

  • Time Management
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills, written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency
  • Analytic skills
Posted in Health Information Technology Jobs.