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Credentials Assistant in Woodbury, NJ at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

Job Overview

This position provides administrative, technical, and clerical support to the Director of Credentials, Credentials Coordinators, and other team members.


Essential Functions    

  • Carries out the process as outlined in the TeamHealth Coordination of Credentials Policies and Procedure Manual regarding Expiring Credentials Maintenance (CD08).
  • Coordination, receipt, and data entry of physician information via standardized processes in TeamWorks for the purpose of ensuring provider information is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Insures current documentation is on file for all contracted providers and all pertinent documentation is forwarded to appropriate hospitals.
  • Assists with special projects requested from facility Medical Staff Offices and Medical Directors.
  • Maintains personal adherence to professional confidentiality standards established within the Department and in accordance with legal, ethical, and hospital policies.
  • Interfacing with Human Resources, Information Technology, and other corporate departments on behalf of the team; and handling phone calls for team members as needed
  • Performs special projects and other duties as requested or assigned by management.
  • Provides administrative support to the Department as necessary
  • Attends meetings as required


  • Participates in an integrated work team as a responsible team member.
  • Assists in the facilitation of the team process at TeamHealth by serving as an active member of team. This includes attending all team related meetings; participating in developing and implementing center-wide and team goals; participating in problem-solving and decision making; supporting corporate and center management decisions; being flexible and adaptable to change; establishing trust and respect for other team members; placing team needs first; and by completing all necessary training.

Follows the norms and guidelines established by the team for communication, production, efficiency, conflict resolution, decision-making, problem-solving, and interpersonal relations.


Job Requirements

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical and environmental demands for this position are as follows:

  • Job performed in a well lighted, modern office setting
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (15 pounds or less)
  • Occasional standing/bending/stooping/reaching
  • Moderate to high stress levels
  • Moderate to prolonged use of the telephone
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Prolonged work on a PC/ Computer
  • Some overtime may be required 

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Assertive and confident communication skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills (preferably Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to rapid change
  • Ability to handle confidential data