As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Following departmental policies and procedures to collect data for the verification and evaluation of credentials of providers applying for initial appointment and reappointment. This position serves as the contact point for provider applicants. Individuals in this role also interact with medical staff members, medical staff leaders, hospital and practice administration and Nemours management. Through the work performed, individuals in this position assist the Department in complying with applicable accreditation standards. The individuals in this role are responsible for maintaining accurate and complete credentials files and databases, identifying potential issues, and bringing them to the attention of the appropriate leaders.
1. Follow departmental policies to collect data for the verification and evaluation of medical staff credentials. 2. Obtain primary source verification of professional credentials for applicants to the medical staffs and practices in accordance with departmental policy. 3. Collect data and prepare medical staff reappointment files for presentation to various committees and physicians. 4. Maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive practitioner-specific information 5. Maintain accurate, complete and timely information in the credentials software system 6. Assist in the maintenance of systems to track expiring documents 7. Assist in the preparation and update of all required documents 8. Use discretion in preparing reports and releasing such reports containing highly sensitive practitioner-specific information 9. Respond to queries regarding status of pending applications
1. Follows established policies and procedures 2. Time Management â“ meets deadlines 3. Organized - can manage multiple tasks 4. Good interpersonal relationship skills 5. Good customer service skills 6. Computer skills â“ database, Internet 7. Flexible â“ priorities change rapidly, must have ability to adapt to changes/interruptions
Education and Training:
Associates Degree preferred.
Minimum 3 - 5 years job related experience.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.