Temporary Credentialist

Job description

University of California, Irvine

Temporary Credentialist

This recruitment is for Temporary Credentialist positions through UCI's internal temporary service.
UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) is continuously seeking applicants to assist in filling the temporary needs of the UC Irvine Campus in Irvine and the UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. We recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates.

UCI Temporary Employment Services assists in providing temporary staffing throughout the UCI campus, medical center and satellite facilities. There is no need to submit more than one application to temporary jobs within the calendar year. Any given application to UCI Temporary Employment Services will make you an applicant to all temporary recruitments.
We are seeking applicants with experience in implementing and monitoring health service provider credentialing. The Temporary Credentialist is responsible for all aspects of the credentialing, re-credentialing and privileging processes for assigned medical practitioners who provide patient care at UC Irvine Health.

Essential Job Functions:
The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

Administers the development, implementation and monitoring of credentialing procedures required by the Medical Staff Bylaws, state and federal laws, hospital accreditation and NCQA standards. Acts on behalf of the Medical Staff Administration Director as appropriate. Oversees daily review and spot-check of work, verifying accuracy and completeness. Provides direction for personnel, prioritizing and facilitating workflow to ensure efficient delivery of service. Serves as a resource and mentor to credentialing specialist.

Represents department, participates on and supports assigned committees and projects. Serves as the department representative for the Credentialing Committee including, presenting credentialing files, and providing effective resolution and follow up to identified issues. Provides department general administrative support as needed or assigned.

Ensures that credentials meet criteria set forth in the Medical Staff Bylaws as well as accrediting agency standards. Maintains up-to-date data for each practitioner in credentialing databases and online systems; ensure timely notification of renewal of licenses and certifications in assigned areas of responsibility. Reviews applications, prepares verification letters and maintains database. Verifies education, training, peer references, current licensure, and malpractice history through primary sources to complete credentialing and re-credentialing applications. Establishes and maintains effective filing systems.

Supervision: Assists in the evaluation of staff performance within the unit, functions as role model, oversees daily review and spot-check of work, verifying accuracy and completeness, provides effective training to staff as needed, serves as a resource person to resolve problems as they occur in the work unit, and oversees daily review and spot-check of work, verifying accuracy and completeness.

Required Qualifications:
Ability to apply sound judgment in ambiguous situations and effectively manage change
Ability to coordinate and resolve issues in a timely manner
Ability to persuade or influence people to take appropriate action
CPCS and/or CPMSM Certified
Demonstrated understanding of medical terminology
Minimum of 5 years' experience in credentialing medical staff
Strong Knowledge of Joint Commission JCAHO, NCQA, and Title 22 regulations
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to plan strategically
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Working knowledge of MS Office products

*This is a temporary employment recruitment reporting to the UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department

*To be a viable candidate for the temporary employment program, you must be able to start employment within 1 to 2 days after temporary employment is offered

*Interviewing and hiring is based on internal hiring needs and how well the candidate matches the requirements, and a fit to the assignment

*TES is constantly seeking applicants although there may not be the immediate need to interview or hire

*Comprehensive benefits options are also available for temporary employees, including paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave

Hourly rate: $28.56 per hour

Work Schedule: Typically, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, (hours may vary)

This is a Floater Position.

Please attach your resume.

Employment subject to criminal records background check.

Some temporary assignments may require clearance of health physical or require a valid California Driver's License for driving university vehicles.

As a Federal Contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

**Please note that we recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in employment with UCI Temporary Employment Services.

To apply, visit https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2019-0034

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Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 3/9/2019
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