Credentialing Specialist
Job ID: R0039808 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Credentialing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the initial credentialing, recredentialing, and privileging, as well as overseeing the onboarding processes for all incoming physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants and, in the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office, all incoming residents, fellows, externs, visitors, and observers at the Medical Center. Overseeing the application process includes maintenance of the online application site and forms repository, intake review, and appropriate routing of all credentialing documents. This position liaises with both internal and external agencies involved in the credentialing process (Human Resources, Employee Health, Board of Medicine, etc.). Also liaises with programs, hospitals, and applicants regarding any required follow-up or notification.
  • Maintains credentialing and competency files in an orderly and current manner.
  • Prepares information for Credentials Committee review.
  • Assists with projects related to credentialing and privileging functions and maintains institutional tracking system of privileges for attendings, allied health professionals, and/or graduate medical education trainees as required for regulatory purposes.
  • Maintains confidentiality of credentialing information.
  • Improves professional growth and knowledge related to job-specific competencies.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $20.28 - $31.43 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience: 3 years minimum of credentialing experience required without preferred bachelor's degree.
  • Licensure: CPCS or CPMSM certification preferred.



This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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