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Cedars-Sinai Credentials Coordinator I in Los Angeles, California

Under the direction of the Credentialing Logistics and Information Manager, the incumbent is responsible for conduct of credentialing activities associated with application management. The Credentials Coordinator I (Intake) is responsible for pre-screening initial applicants and for all tasks associated with application management for both initial applicants, and applicants for renewal, including timely receipt of applications that meet established specifications. Responsible for data entry or import of application content in conformance with departmental data management expectations.

The Credentials Coordinator I works cooperatively with the Credentials Coordinator II (Verification) and Credentials Analysts to ensure the seamless and timely flow of application related information in order to meet initial and renewal applicant deadlines and qualitative requirements. The incumbent must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions, and underlying management structure of the Department and of the larger Health System in organizing and prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems, and ensuring the orderly and timely flow of business.

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Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required. 2 years of college coursework preferred

  • 1-2 years experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Licenses: Certification or eligibility for Certification by the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) as a Certified Medical Staff Coordinator (CMSC) or Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) is highly preferred within 2 years of initial hire date.

Experience:

  • Proficiency in software applications to include use of menu driven, word processing and spreadsheet applications. Extensive experience in Microsoft Word. Ability to word process at a minimum of 60 WPM.

  • Proven track record in an environment that requires accurate and consistent management of detailed data elements and management of discrete tasks to meet specific deadlines.

Physical Demands:

  • Routine office environment with prolonged sitting, telephone use, typing, and keyboarding.

  • Able to travel to various locations on campus to meet with other personnel as needed.

Why work here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of care we strive for.

Working Title: Credentials Coordinator I

Department: Medical Staff Services

Business Entity: Academic / Research

Job Category: ,Compliance/Quality,Compliance/Quality

Job Specialty: Credentialing & Licensure

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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