Credentialing Asst

Good Shepherd Hospice Melville , NY 11747

Posted 2 months ago

Credentialing Asst

Facility: CHS Services Inc Location: Melville, NY Department: CHS MedStaff Cred App Proc Ctr Category: Administrative / Business Support Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 8am 4pm ReqNum: 6021904

Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. CHS includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, CHS serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity.

The Credentialing Assistant will assist in supporting the initial application and recredentialing process while responsible for creating the initial application packets / reappointment packets, tracking and mailing the packets.


  • Responsible for intake of initial applications which includes: Logging them into Cactus, setting up the initial application folder, scanning documents into Cactus, performing data entry into cactus and identifying missing information.

  • Scan documents into Cactus

  • Assisting in maintaining the expireable process by requesting, collecting, data entering, scanning and filing documents.

  • Provide administrative support in Medical Affairs by assisting in meeting coordination, answering telephones, opening and distribution of mail, payroll and filing.

  • With appropriate training, accepts additional related duties, as needed.

  • Devotes attention and resources to provide the best customer service possible.

  • Participates in Joint Commission preparation and NYS DOH Surveys

  • Adhere to Mercy Medical Center / Department policies and procedures and Joint Commission/regulatory agency requirements.

  • Demonstrate and promote service excellence at all times.

  • Participate in education programs, in-service meetings, workshops, conferences, and committees.

  • Keep abreast of current literature and professional trends

  • Review and understand the Medical Staff Bylaws of each CHS Facility

  • Review and understand the Joint Commission Standards

  • Review and understand the NCQA Standards


  • Credentialing and medical staff services experience in a hospital setting is preferred.

  • Must have the ability to prioritize, multi-task and have good listening, written and oral skills. Excellent customer service, oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are necessary.

  • Advanced knowledge of Word & Excel is necessary. Knowledge of Cactus Credentialing system a plus but not necessary.

  • Knowledge or experience with credentialing processes desirable.

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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Credentialing Asst

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