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Washington University of St. Louis Credentialing Assistant - Surgery - 50581 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Surgery. The position is located at the Maternity Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position supports and facilitates all aspects of the system credentials verification process for medical staff and managed care provider appointments and re-appointments. Includes credentials verification of allied health providers as required.


  1. Accountable for initial and continuous verification of credentials of medical staff members, health care/allied health providers for medical staff and managed care providers. Accountable for ensuring ongoing state and federal licensure, compliance with JCAHO and NCQA standards and observance of applicable hospital medical staff by laws and managed care provider contracts and agreements.
  2. Ensures maintenance of current and accurate data/information in system credentials database. Appropriately utilizes the database to produce reports, lists, rosters, etc., assisting BJC facilities as needed.
  3. Maintains the permanent credentials files on all applicable medical staff members, managed care and allied health providers. Assures accuracy of records and maintains a state of readiness at all time for review/audit by delegated entities, licensing and accrediting agencies.
  4. Participates in training and development of HMP personnel on credentialing verification issues.
  5. Assures the confidentiality and integrity of all aspects of the credentialing verification program and process.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with three to five years’ experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer past medical staff office or credentialing verification experience.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $18.81 - $23.52 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Credentialing Assistant - Surgery - 50581

Job ID: 50581

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular