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.
Enters data and imports application
content in conformance with departmental data management expectations
Assists in verifying
application to practitioner.
Responsible for intake
and tracking of all applications and correspondence.
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.
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.
Two years college
coursework and two years minimum experience in related field, or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
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.
environment w/ prolonged sitting, telephone use, typing and keyboarding. Able
to travel to various locations on campus to meet with other personnel as
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.