Credentialing Specialist - Ophthalmology

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

High School graduate or GED and four (4) years of related experience required.

Responsible for timely processing of initial credentialing for new faculty ,volunteer faculty, fellows, residents and other practitioners as well as re-credentialing of existing faculty and practitioners as needed. Tracks and provides assistance to new faculty with licensing information.
Responsible for notification of changes and new developments within credenting processes to all necessary groups/individuals. Sends notification of terminating/retiring faculty to all departmental and hospital contacts.
Provides training to department administrators and informs them of all changes and new developments within credentialing process. Monitors and notifies faculty and administrators of expired or expiring certifications.
Communicates with hospitals concerning managed care credentialing and provider enrollment to ensure that new and re-credentialed physician's information is returned and updated in a timely manner. Tracks faculty, fellows, residents and other practitioners activity with government enrollment and managed care companies. Maintains database of all provider numbers.
Complete special projects as assigned, attends training offered by affiliate institutions as requested by department management.
Participates in and available for working the Education Office/ Department activities to include seminars, lectures and/or continuing education courses to faculty, fellows, residents and staff.
Participates in and available for recruitment activities for fellowship and resident program applicants.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..