JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager, Medical Staff Credentialing Services, incumbent performs as part of a healthcare practitioner credentialing team in support of the Harris Health System credentialed practitioners. Credentialing processes address initial and reappointment requirements, changes in privileges, on-going maintenance and verifications of current required documents, staff resignations and other duties to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies and the Harris Health System Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations.
1.Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:High school graduation required; Associate degree and/or bachelor degree preferred. NAMSS Certification (CPCS or CPMSM) strongly preferred 2.Work Experience (Years and Area):2 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; Required Testing: MS Word, MS Excel
1. Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract) Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)
2. Other Skills: Analytical, CRT, Dictation/Transcription, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical, MS Word, MS Excel
3. Work Schedule: Flexible, Overtime, Eligible for Telecommute
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.