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Credentialing Specialist

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:
POSITION SUMMARY -Area of Interest: -Physician Services and Medical Affairs;FTE/Hours per pay period: -1.0;Department: -Administration - CR;Shift: -Monday - Friday, daytime hours, -40 hours per week; -AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success. - -Abbe Center for Community Mental Health is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. -Why UnityPoint Health?Culture - -At UnityPoint Health, -you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience -aculture - guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.Benefits -Our competitive -Total Rewards - program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment- We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.Development- We believe equipping you with support and -development opportunities - is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.Community Involvement -- Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at -https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESIs aware of department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (eg. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of department or administrative staff.Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner in support of the organization's commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.At the time of the job offer of acceptance for licensed staff, the Credentialing Specialist will obtain necessary verification of credentials, degrees, licensures and certifications for designated positions.The Credentialing Specialist will do prime source verification with the appropriate state licensing board for licensed staff at the time of hiring and with each license renewal.The Credentialing Specialist will establish a credentialing file for all licensed staff that will include copies of certificates, licensures, specialty certifications, and transcripts.Participates in various Center organizational activities as assigned.Participates on scheduled contracting phone calls as requested.Performs data entry, scanning and answering phones as needed within the department.Demonstrates a positive cooperative attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to change to meet department goals.Performs additional duties as may be assigned to ensure complete service to all customers. -

Qualifications:
PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONSEducationAn educational minimum of an A.A. degree or equivalent experience in a health care or human services related field.Qualifications/ExperienceA minimum of one year of experience in a health care setting, mental health or substance use disorder treatment setting experience preferred. Valid Iowa Driver's License is required.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Cedar Rapids , Credentialing Specialist, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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