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Credentialing Manager in Houston at Parallon

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – This position will support and assist with management of a regional Credentials Processing Center (CPC). This position works closely with the Director and supports HCA’s quality department, shared services, and other company leaders to implement HCA’s credentialing initiative. The Manger will be responsible assisting with ensuring a timely, effective credentialing process for initial appointments, reappointments, and privileging for select HCA hospitals within established service levels.
SUPERVISOR – Director Credentialing Processing Center
SUPERVISES - Credentialing and Operations support staff
  • Assist in planning, developing, implementing process and documentation of processes as related to migration.
  • Assist in establishing, reviewing, and implementing quality controls and reviews as related to operations.
  • Assist in managing credentialing processes for multiple facilities.
  • Provide input for process design and other implementation activities.
  • Manage effective day-to-day operations of the credentialing functions through maintaining appropriate staffing levels and productivity to meet targeted service levels, turn around times, and satisfaction/quality levels.
  • Provide leadership that creates and maintains effective and efficient credentialing processes that meet standards set forth by Joint Commission and Federal and State Regulations.
  • Provide leadership and direction to maintain the integrity of the provider database for accurate display of information and accurate reports regarding credentialed providers.
  • Provider leadership and direction for network reporting utilizing CACTUS software.
  • Ensure high quality, timely and accurate credentialing processes and implement process standardization.
  • Manage departmental human resources, including recruitment, hiring, process and application training, performance evaluations, coaching/counseling, and terminations.
  • Maintain departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure staff is thoroughly trained on an ongoing basis.
  • Support functions of CPC fiscal responsibility, including budget creation and management, A/R for application processing fees received, and A/P management including approve invoices/check requests to verification entities that do not accept American Express.
  • Manage administration of HCA-selected credentialing and privileging software applications.
  • Ensure CPC compliance with HCA facilities policy and procedures, state and federal regulatory entities (e.g. Joint Commission, CMS, AHCA) and participate/assist with facility audits/surveys.
  • Provide status reports to Director, including candidate progress through request for information and consideration process.
  • Provide advanced customer service for difficult clients/providers.
  • Assist with participation/assistance with surveys and audits and analyze performance, financial, and quality reports/statistics.
  • Report regularly to CPC Director to confirm status of operations and compliance with all requirements as related to operations.
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
  • Leadership – guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services
  • Customer orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Tactical execution – oversees the development, deployment, and direction of complex programs and processes
  • Policies & Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
  • PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word) applications and other as required
  • Financial management – applies tools and processes to successfully manage the budget
  • Project Management – assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately
  • Credentialing & Privileging technical skills – extensive credentialing process and primary source verification knowledge
  • BA/BS degree required
  • At least 2 years in credentialing management required, Centralized credentialing/primary source verification office experience preferred. The successful candidate will have acquired these skills in the Human Resource Arena, Insurance Provider File or Credentialing Arena, or Practice Management Arena.
  • Experience with Credentialing Accreditation by Joint Commission or National Committee for Quality Assurance preferred.
  • Detailed working knowledge of the health care and credentialing industry, including medical-legal issues and laws, regulatory agencies, and other national standards preferred.
  • CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - NAMSS certified at CPMSM level preferred