Credentialing Assistant - Full Time

Baltimore, MD
May 15, 2018
Jun 01, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What You Will Do:

Under general supervision, performs administrative support to the Medical Staff Services department and exercises judgement and initiative in arranging activities of a confidential nature. Assists with all matters pertaining to the credentialing and privileging of medical staff, residents, and allied health professionals.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  • Provides general receptionist support by performing administrative tasks, daily processing of mail, answering telephone calls and referring when appropriate. Performs daily delivery/pick up of confidential credentials files. Greets visitors in a positive, professional manner in accordance with UMMC behavioral standards.
  • Researches, prepares, and responds to letters of inquiry from other health care entities relative to UMMC medical staff, residents, and allied health professional staff. Utilizes software system to identify medical staff members and their clinical privileges.
  • Assists with coordination and preparation of standing and ad-hoc meetings, including meeting notification, preparation of agendas and meeting packets and arranging for catering.
  • Tracks compliance regarding required educational attendance for credentialed practitioners.
  • Types letters, reports or other documents often of a confidential nature. Deals discretely with confidential practitioner information including meetings, correspondence, quality documentation and credentialing issues.
  • Maintains office records, credentials files, database, and equipment. Prepares files for archiving at predetermined time periods.
  • Assists in preparation of notices, rosters, and monthly reports, including licensure and insurance expiration. Performs primary source verifications as assigned.
  • Assists in plans and preparations for special departmental functions. Conducts special assignments as requested by Director and Senior Medical Staff Coordinator.
  • Performs numerous clerical duties as required.
  • What You Need to Be Successful:

    High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution/program preferred.
    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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