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Credentialing Coordinator- Fort Sam Houston, TX (ID#15915)

When your mission depends on quality health care, rely on a team who can deliver results. From cutting-edge analysis to optimized health programs, Cherokee Nation Healthcare Services (CNHS) can manage any size federal project. Federal clients who partner with CNHS improve their access to care, medical readiness and program efficiency. Wherever the mission takes you, CNHS delivers world-class solutions, on time and on budget.

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SUMMARY

The Credentialing Coordinator will assist the SAMMC Virtual Med Center Support Services with credentialing and privileging tasks and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • 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.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

SUPERVISOR/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

No supervisory/management authority.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and 2-5 years of directly related experience as a credentialing coordinator.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work will be performed primarily in a climate controlled office environment

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

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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