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Credentialing Coordinator - Medical Staff Office

Company: University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The Credentialing Coordinator is responsible for the credentialing process for clinical providers to assure compliance with institutional, state, federal, legal and regulatory requirements, to include but not limited to The Joint Commission (TJC), CMS and NCQA. In addition this position will be responsible for assistance with data management, including auditing and integration of the electronic application process into institutional processes for credentialing of providers.


Credentialing Responsibilties

  • Responsible for credentialing activities related to any required provider according to institutional and regulatory standards by conducting primary source verification and outside agency queries.
  • This includes the data entry portion of the process. This includes but is not limited to initial credentialing, recredentialing, additional privileges, modification of privileges, change of departmental assignment or other credentialing/privileging activities.
  • This includes responsibility for data entry of all information in practitioner's profile/database record related to credentialing activities.

Committee Support

  • Provides administrative support for assigned Medical Staff Committees of the Medical Staff.

Serves as Departmental Liaison

  • Serves as MSCS liaison to administrative support staff and providers associated with clinical department for coordinating credentialing of potential candidates/recredentialing for clinical staff regarding membership and/or privileges.
  • Effectively coordinate, integrate and communicate information and services within the department and with other departments such as practitioner privileges, privileging criteria and other content surrounding credentialing activities.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Associate's Degree or higher.


Required: Three years office experience in medical staff services or credentialing position with working knowledge of credentialing, privileging and/or licensing processes.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 139526
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Day/Evening
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 38,800
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 60,200
  • Science Jobs: No

Keywords: University of Texas M.D. Anderson, Houston , Credentialing Coordinator - Medical Staff Office, Other , Houston, Texas

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