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Credentialing Coordinator
San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), the largest military hospital in our Nation, is designed to care for up to 425 in-patients. SAMMC provides safe, quality, evidence-based care for our military and civilian patients. As the sole verified Level I Trauma Center within the Department of Defense (DoD), SAMMC simultaneously provides emergency services during 80,000 Emergency Department visits annually and serves as the premier medical readiness training platform for both the Army and the Air Force.

We are seeking a qualified individual to assist the SAMMC Virtual Med Center Support Services with credentialing and privileging tasks and procedures.


  • Attend and participate in meetings and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: professional staff meetings, Department meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Commander, Virtual MEDCEN or his/her designated representative.
  • Participate in special event informational seminars as directed by the Commander VMEDCEN or his/her designated representative.
  • Process applications and reappointment paperwork, checking for full completeness and accuracy. They constantly collect and process significant amounts of verification and accreditation information, and thus must constantly maintain and update accurate databases for both practitioners and facilities. These databases include pertinent education, training, experience, and licensure content.
  • Perform qualitative analysis to ensure accuracy, internal consistency and correlation of recorded data. Determine that diagnostic and procedural terminology used is consistent with currently acceptable medical nomenclature. Contact appropriate medical staff members to rectify inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in medical documentation.
  • Provide office automation support and production to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of office operations.
  • Monitor and respond to electronic mail and maintain paper files of information for later retrieval as appropriate. Credentialing/ Privileging Coordinator integrates data from various types of software, including Microsoft Access, Excel, Work, PowerPoint, CCQAS, AHLTA, and CHCS
  • Serve as a point of contact regarding Credentials. Serve as advisor regarding credentialing issues and management of CCQAS and PCFs and NPP files. Interface with credentialing coordinators in Medical Staff Credentials Offices located within each Military Treatment Facility worldwide and with military units. Ensure continuity of credentialing processes between and appropriate external agencies
  • Maintain databases in support of the credentialing and privileging function to effectively and efficiently manage information. Initiate requests for renewal of privileges, update expired credentials, request missing information, etc. Make recommendations regarding database revisions. Type and proof reads correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes.

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, certifications or training, or work experience.
• 2-5 years of directly related experience as a credentialing coordinator
• Working knowledge of professional standards, ethics and medical terminology
• Excellent written and oral communication
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Knowledge of medical and quality assurance/risk management terminology to prepare official documents in final formats
• Knowledge of CCQAS (Centralized Credentials Quality Assurance System) and other systems as required to maintain and integrate medical credentialing information.
• Skilled in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Established in 2009, Cherokee Nation Healthcare Services (CNHS) provides medical supplies and a wide range of services, including financial recovery, patient appointing, recruiting, credentialing and placement of clinical, administrative and housekeeping personnel for numerous federal agencies and commercial clients. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNHS is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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