Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
40 hours per week
Hybrid remote and in office
The Credentialing Specialist coordinates the credentialing process for all applicants and members of Children's Hospital Medical Staff.
Responsibilities: 1.Performs a detailed analysis of a medical staff applicant's profile by adhering to established standards as mandated by CMS, Joint Commission and NCQA.
2.Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves issues related to credentialing, privileging and on-boarding of medical staff providers.
3.Coordinates the credentialing process for all applicants and members of Children's Hospital Medical Staff.
4.Works with Medical Staff leaders and assists them in the work of the organized Medical Staff, exercising independent judgment and initiative in carrying out activities often of a very confidential nature.
5.Responsible for the maintenance and confidentiality of information relative to the Medical Staff.
6.Promotes on-going communication and positive relationships between applicants, primary sources, medical staff member offices, hospital departments, managed care organizations and other hospitals.
7.Ensures completion of the day-to-day, periodic, and ongoing tasks in the Medical Staff Office.
8.Works with the human resources, physician recruitment, and the advanced practice center for efficient on-boarding of advanced practice providers.
9.Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise 1.Experience in credentialing, is required.
2.Experience in accreditation standards for CMS, Joint Commission, and NCQA is required.
3.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
4.Experience in healthcare is required.
5.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Practitioner database/credentialing software (Midas Seeker) is preferred.
Education and Experience 1.Education: Bachelor's degree in related field is required.
2.Certification: Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) certification is required within five years of hire.
3.Years of relevant experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years is preferred.
4.Years of experience supervising: None.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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