Cedars-Sinai Administrative Credentials Coordinator in Los Angeles, California

Under the direction of the Credentialing Logistics andInformation Manager, the incumbent is responsible for conduct of credentialingactivities associated with application management. The Credentials Coordinator I (Intake) isresponsible for pre-screening initial applicants and for all tasks associatedwith application management for both initial applicants, and applicants forrenewal, including timely receipt of applications that meet establishedspecifications. Responsible for dataentry or import of application content in conformance with departmental datamanagement expectations. The CredentialsCoordinator I works cooperatively with the Credentials Coordinator II (Verification)and Credentials Analysts to ensure the seamless and timely flow of applicationrelated information in order to meet initial and renewal applicant deadlinesand qualitative requirements.

The incumbent must demonstrate initiative,resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge ofthe responsibilities, functions, and underlying management structure of theDepartment and of the larger Health System in organizing and prioritizing work,establishing procedures and systems, and ensuring the orderly and timely flowof business.

Experience:

Enters data and imports application

content in conformance with departmental data management expectations

Reviews practitioner

data.

Assists in verifying

initial dataset.

Sends electronic

application to practitioner.

Responsible for intake

and tracking of all applications and correspondence.

Maintains documentation

as requested.

Assists in the

credentialing process by data entry of information into credentialing system

for initial, updated, add-on applications and maintenance processes.

Accurately performs a

variety of administrative duties such as placing calls, processing incoming

mail, processing facsimile verifications, scanning, sending written inquires,

filing, copying, and other duties as needed.

Reviews for completeness

of information, identifies basic deficiencies.

Pursues incomplete

information

Processes and maintains

basic credentialing and re-credentialing in accordance with CPC policy and

procedure, Joint Commission standards, State and Federal Regulatory regulations

Proficiency in software

applications to include use of menu driven, word processing and spreadsheet

applications. Extensive experience in Microsoft Word. Ability to word

process at a minimum of 60 WPM. Ability to edit material and ensure

correct punctuation, spelling and grammar. Ability to perform

simple mathematical calculations.

Proven track record in

an environment that requires accurate and consistent management of detailed

data elements and management of discrete tasks to meet specific deadlines.

Educational

Requirements:

Two years college

coursework and two years minimum experience in related field, or equivalent

combination of education and experience.

License/Certification/Registration

Requirements:

Certification or

eligibility for Certification by the National Association of Medical Staff

Services (NAMSS) as a Certified Medical Staff Coordinator (CMSC) or Certified

Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) is highly preferred within 2 years of

initial hire date.

Physical Demands:

Routine office

environment w/ prolonged sitting, telephone use, typing and keyboarding. Able

to travel to various locations on campus to meet with other personnel as

needed.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.