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Credentialing Coordinator in Foothill at Foothill Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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Job Description

Credentialing Coordinator

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

This position performs credentialing and re-credentialing activities according to Prospect Medical Credentialing Policies, contracted health plan policies, CMS, DMHC, and NCQA accreditation guidelines. This position acts as a liaison between our IPAs and contracted health plans.  

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Review all provider credentialing and re-credentialing applications for completeness.  
  • Review and analyze credentialing documents, including education, residency and fellowship training, board certification and eligibility, licensure, professional work history, liability insurance, requests for clinical privileges and malpractice history.  
  • Assess completeness of information and provider’s qualifications relative to established standards.
  • Determine appropriate verification and reference letters to be prepared for adequate processing of each individual application and reapplication.  
  • Identify and flag adverse information from provider application materials for the purpose of conducting special follow-up investigations.
  • Request facility site reviews from appropriate source (i.e. CalOptima) on applicable providers.
  • Responsible for the generating, mailing, tracking, and subsequent processing of provider re-credentialing applications. All re-credentialing files are to be completed within 36 month timeframe. Requires following Prospect Medical policy and compliance schedule for sending up to three (3) requests starting six (6) months prior to credentialing expiration and making follow up calls according to policy.
  • Maintain 80% accuracy rate on the number of files submitted for the credentialing committee(s).  


Minimum Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. Prefer minimum of AA degree from an accredited college. Demonstrated knowledge of medical staff issues and working knowledge of JCAHO, CMA and other regulatory agencies’ rules and regulations.

Minimum Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of Medical Staff Office experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Certification as Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS)  preferred. CPR desirable.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Credentialing, Credentials, Coordination, Coordinator, Medical Policy, Database Entry, Input Data.