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AMITA Health Credentialing Specialist - Part-Time - Days in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Job ID: 389609Credentialing Specialist - Part-Time - DaysGlendale Heights, IllinoisRegular / Day

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Credentialing Specialist - Credentialing 001 - Part-Time,Day - AGH - Glendale Heights,IL

Flexible on hours during the day

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health ( is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to

Coordinate processing of applications, appointments, and administrative support services for medical staff and health professionals.


  • Handle the billing, collection, and deposit of medical staff dues.

  • Schedule, coordinate and attend all assigned department and committee meetings, conferences and special events in support of medical staff credentialing activities.

  • Communicate with both internal and external customers concerning the credentialing activities and operation of the department, including verification requests regarding hospital privileges, past residencies, and fellowships.

  • Ensures data integrity. Maintain adequate documentation for analysis, data retrieval, and troubleshooting of systems and databases.

  • Maintain current credential files on all employed/contracted physicians for physician groups.

  • Develop, update, and maintain matrix of physician participation/enrollment with contracted payers and distributes to management, physicians and office staff.

  • Notify contracted payers of any physician changes or other pertinent information.

What You Will Need


  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Credentialing Specialist credentialed from the National Association Medical Staff Services.

  • Medical Services Management credentialed from the National Association Medical Staff Services.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:

  • Medical terminology and/or hospital experience preferred

  • Experience with Morrisey software preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.