Credentialing Coordinator II
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager of Credentialing, the Credentialing Coordinator II is responsible for the maintenance of a streamlined Provider credentialing process as it relates to initial and/or re-credentialing, changes in privileges/specialty or demographic information, on-going maintenance and verifications of current documents, voluntary terminations, annual delegation audits, training of credentialing staff, and other duties required to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies and credentialing policies and procedures.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High school graduation required; Associate of Arts in Medical Staff Services Science degree and/or bachelor degree preferred. NAMSS Certification (CPCS or CPMSM) strongly preferred or eligibility to acquire within 12 months after date of hire
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Minimum of three (2-3) years of healthcare practitioner credentialing experience required.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None required
4. Equipment and Software Expertise: Computer, Fax, Copy Machines, Microsoft Office, Credentialing Software System, Scanners
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Bilingual Skills Required: No
Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )
2. Other Skills:
Analytical CRT Design Dictation/Transcription Mathematics
Medical Terms P.C. Research Statistical Word Proc
3. Work Schedule: Flexible Overtime