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Medical Staff Credentialing Specialist

Requisition ID:

21158435

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Corp.

Location:

Wethersfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.                     

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The story of Hartford HealthCare is the story of transformation – from a handful of disconnected organizations a decade ago to a unified system with a shared, value-based culture of accountability and innovation.  The healthcare landscape has become highly competitive, with new players and disruptive technology and we are working to expand and create our system’s organizational, leadership, cultural, and talent capabilities to ensure Hartford HealthCare will always be the first choice of the people we serve

The Medical Staff Credentialing Specialist carries out the credentialing function for providers to obtain medical staff membership status and clinical privileges with Hartford HealthCare Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:

  • Processes applications to the medical staff in accordance with hospital specific bylaws and regulatory standards.
  • Prioritizes applications in the queue to assure timely processing and approval by leadership groups.
  • Maintains the Medical Staff Credentialing database and interacts with external databases.
  • Secures documents for primary source verification. 
  • Produces and replies to general correspondence.  Prepares files for medical staff leadership review, identifying “flags” in the application.
  • Processes requests for temporary privileges and reappointment applications. 
  • Tracks all expirables (licenses, registrations, etc.) 
  • Notifies various departments and units of new providers. 
  • Responds to verification inquiries concerning current or previous medical staff members.  Interacts on a regular basis with applicants (physicians and allied health), medical staff leadership, regulatory agencies, and healthcare facilities.
  • Maintains and can communicate a thorough knowledge of the medical staff bylaws.

Qualifications

Education:

Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Experience: 

  • 3-5 years experience in a hospital administrative support role
  • 3+ years experience with medical staff credentialing strong preferred
  • Willing to obtain CPCS certification within one year
     

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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