University of Maryland Medical SystemUniversity of Maryland Medical System

Baltimore ,MD ,US
Job Description
Job Description

I. General Summary

  • Under general supervision, performs the administrative functions related to medical and house staff credentialing. Provides administrative support to related Credentialing Committees.

II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  • Performs reference checks on medical staff applicants by preparing and sending letters for verification to prior hospital affiliations, medical schools, National Practitioner Data Bank, MD Board of Physicians, etc.
  • Collects data directly from practitioners such as curriculum vitaes, copies of state licensure, D.E.A. information, and Insurance information. Requests information from other internal Hospital departments including Medical Records, Risk Management, and Quality Assurance that aid in the reappointment process.
Company Description

Renowned as the academic flagship of the University of Maryland Medical System, our Magnet®-designated facility is a nationally recognized, academic medical center with opportunities across the continuum of care.  Come join UMMC and discover the atmosphere where talents and ideas come together to enhance patient care and advance the science of nursing.  Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards, you won’t find a more vibrant place to work! 


III. Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required. Associate of Arts Degree in Health Sciences, Medical Records, or related is preferred.
  • Two years credentialing experience is required.

IV. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of The Joint Commission, NCQA, Federal, and State requirements regarding the credentialing process.
  • Knowledge of personal computers including work processing and spreadsheet software is required for logging and tracking credentials through the medical system. Knowledge of credentialing software is preferred.
  • Ability to gather and coordinate required information under strict time lines is required.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail is required in order to comply with credentialing requirements.
  • Highly effective verbal communication, presentation skills, and writing skills are necessary in order to work with medical or nursing staff.
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Employees enjoy a hybrid work environment. 

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