Under general supervision, the Credentialing Coordinator is responsible and accountable for all functions relating to credentialing and re-credentialing of the medical staff and allied health professionals as appropriate for the Baylor Scott & White Health. The Credentialing Coordinator is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the credentialing database system. The Credentialing Coordinator assures optimum performance of the department and is knowledgeable of Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (TJC), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulatory agencies as they pertain to medical staff and allied health professionals.
The Credentialing Coordinator job duties include, but are not limited to:
Coordinating the credentialing, re-credentialing and clinical privileging process of new applications and reappointment for allied/medical health professionals in compliance with the medical staff bylaws, medical staff policies and procedures, AHP policies, JCAHO, CMS standards and other regulatory agencies.
Processes confidential medical staff and allied health professional files requests
Confirms correct TSCA application (as applicable) is being utilized and is accurate and complete.
Confirms receipt of appropriate privilege cards and supporting documentation for accuracy and completion (as applicable).
Obtains primary source information through utilization of verification software/ databases as well as approved verification sites via the Internet for online and electronic verifications.
Maintains data integrity of the credentialing and software system according to established policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate for the Credentialing Coordinator role will possess knowledge of Health Line System (Medical Staff Line and/or Echo) or other credentialing systems, and have advanced computer skills in word processing, spread sheets and databases.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!