Loyal Source Government Services is seeking a Credentialing Specialist to join our team in Orlando, FL.
The roll of Credentialing Specialist is a critical position for the credentialing department. The purpose of this position is to facilitate the timely completion and delivery of credentialing files as well as maintaining the databases used for the tracking and storage of credentials. The roll of Credentialing Specialist requires an extreme attention to detail, dedication to purpose, and an appropriate sense of urgency. A person succeeding in this roll will bring a desire to enhance and improve existing systems and procedures through unique problem solving and time management techniques.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
The Credentialing Specialist is responsible for maintaining active status for all providers by successfully completing initial and subsequent credentialing packages as required by our customers. File completion to include, but not limited to:
- Primary Source Verifications
- Employment Verifications
- Reference Verifications
- Maintain all credentialing tracking logs for providers currently working on assignment or in between assignments.
- Request and pursue obtaining copies of all required renewable credentials prior to their expiration.
- Reminders will be sent to providers at 90, 60 , and 30-day intervals and then weekly within the last 30 days prior to expiration.
- If a renewable credential cannot be obtained prior to expiration, specialist will communicate the deficit to the appropriate Program/Account Manager so that appropriate action can take place.
- Send copies of updated credentials to customers as directed, prior to expiration.
- All required records are up-to-date, accurate, and in compliance with company policy.
- Credentialing functions are conducted in accordance with established Company policies and legal requirements.
- Clinicians are treated professionally and well informed of their status of credentialing file.
- Good coordination and effective working relations exist with other departments. Assistance is provided as needed.
- Management is well informed of area activities and of any significant problems.
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Associate Degree or equivalent with Healthcare Admin experience.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Basic understanding of healthcare terminology processes and strategies.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One year or more of administrative experience, preferably in healthcare.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Communicates and works well with others in a team environment. Good customer service and public relations. Knowledge of related computer applications including database entry. Excellent phone skills.
Able to work well independently and in a team environment. Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.
MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables.
TECHNOLOGICAL ABILITY: Competent in the use of MS Word and Excel.
INTENT AND FUNCTION OF JOB DESCRIPTIONS
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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide. With a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare, Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employers and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.
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Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor
This contractor and subcontractor abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.