UMSL Eye Care Credentialing and Outreach Specialist
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 45234
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
Support and facilitate all aspects of the system credentials verification process for optometric staff and other health professional appointments and re-appointments. Maintaining HIPAA compliance with medical record release and reports. Facilitate and communicate with community service constituents through the Mobile Eye Van and other community outreach.
Assist in the credentialing process and re-credentialing process for optometric staff and others as appropriate.
Ensure ongoing state licensure.
Assemble, prepare and verify credentialing information.
Identify questionable or highly sensitive information.
Assure accuracy of records and maintains a state of readiness for review/audit by delegated entities, licensing and accrediting agencies.
Enter credentialing data into systems and maintain/update databases as needed. Follow-up on data inconsistencies.
Utilize database to produce reports, lists and rosters.
Maintain and monitor all privilege lists as needed, including Compulink.
Maintain the permanent credentials files on all applicable faculty.
Assure the confidentiality and integrity of all aspects of the credentialing verification program and process.
Maintain documentation of malpractice insurance for faculty.
Maintain patient record release requests, communication and patient referral records.
Maintain reports to parents and school districts regarding the Pupil Project.
Communicate with community service constituents, largely through the school districts via facilitating Mobile Eye Van examinations and school screenings.
Assemble, prepare and maintain insurance agreements.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.
Monday - Friday, 7AM - 3:30PM
Pay commensurate with education and experience. Hiring Range: $15.75 - $18.90 hourly Grade: GGS-007 University Title: Senior Office Support Assistant
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Experience and at least three years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired are necessary
One-year experience with credentialing is highly recommended.
Knowledge of HIPAA privacy preferred.
Superior organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills are preferred.
Ability to work independently and to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and produces results.
Must maintain confidentiality of highly confidential information regarding sensitive personal/professional information.
Inclusive Excellence Statement
As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse campuses in Missouri, UMSL is committed to maintaining a climate where all students, faculty, staff and visitors can explore their interests, refine their talents and flourish. Inclusive excellence is embedded in our strategic plan which focuses on actions to recruit and retain diverse students and employees and promote activities that encourage civil and constructive discourse, reasoned thought and sustained dialogue in an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation.
The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit:
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
EEO IS THE LAW
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The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.