Job Description

Credentialing Coordinator

Business Office · Credentialing
Plantation, FL
Health Care
Full Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Bilingual: None
Bilingual Type: N/A
Posted 08/08/2018
Req # 1930
  • PRIMARY FUNCTION
    • Responsible for all aspects of the credentialing and privileging activities for the healthcare provider. Must provide consistent, accurate, and documented verification of the information provided by the provider.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
    • This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.
       
    • Obtains timely and accurate primary source verification for all credentialing functions. Maintains current database for all providers.
    • Demonstrate skills in attention to detail, organization, prioritizing and multi-tasking.
    • Must be resourceful and have basic research skills to do primary source verification.
    • Provides exceptional customer service to providers, administration, and executive staff, as well as external contacts.
    • Must be able to meet time-sensitive deadlines and handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
    • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective course.
    • Works independently and is self-directed.
  • PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Education:
      • Associate’s Degree from an accredited university or commiserates work experience.

    • Licensure:
      • None

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Should be familiar with NCQA standards and how to apply them. Proficiency with computer skills with a focus on Word and Excel. SyMed/One App Pro a plus.

    • Experience:
      • Two years of credentialing experience.
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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