Intern- Credentialing

Partners Healthcare System Somerville , MA 02143

Posted 4 weeks ago

About Us:

As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

General Summary/ Overview Statement:

As part of a quality and efficiency initiative, Partners recently embarked on a project to convert all hospital medical staff offices to a single enterprise software system. The staff offices had previously all been working in separate systems. The new system is paperless; it includes automated tools to verify provider information, such as license and board certifications. It also allows the staff offices to send out applications to new providers via an online app, and track the applicants through the hospital approval process. Providers who will bill for services are run through a payer enrollment process using the software.

The Partners Information Systems Credentialing Team is responsible for the software deployment at each hospital. There will be a total of 8 "phases" or go-lives. The first go-live implementation was recently achieved, and there will be new hospital deployments every two months until completion of the project in 2020.

Project responsibilities:

  • Assist with configuration of the software for upcoming hospital implementations. This could include authorizing users, building system tables, creating forms and documents within the system, and other "build" tasks.

  • Help with software deployment go-lives, most notably the Newton-Wellesley hospital implementation in July 2019.

  • Act as a liaison between the hospital staff and the software vendor regarding any issues they are experiencing.

  • Contribute to overall project documentation.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

  • Highly organized; able to juggle multiple tasks

  • Attention to detail

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, most notably Excel

  • Data analysis and report-writing skills are a plus

Preferred level of student:

Preferred level of student:

Undergraduate

Preferred major or course of study:

Business, Communications, or Health Care


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