• Full Time
  • Madison, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Pay based on experience. Contact us for details.
Job ID: 136104


Are you a Credentialing Specialist who is familiar with basic medical and legal terminology? Are you a Credentialing Specialist who is looking for a direct hire opportunity with a company that offers great benefits?

Our client is a newer company in the Madison area who is passionate about helping and giving back to the community.


As a Credentialing Specialist, you will review credentialing applications and follow up with providers as necessary to obtain required information or documentation as well as manage the re-credentialing process.

  • Enter and/or update provider demographic, practice and credentialing data and documents in the database as well as accurately document credentialing approval/denial decisions
  • Perform primary source verification of provider credentials in accordance with the quality assurance standards
  • Identify, investigate and validate discrepancies and adverse information related to providers’ credentials, professional conduct or competence as obtained from provider applications, primary source verifications or other sources
  • Perform ongoing monitoring and investigation of professional sanctions, member complaints and quality of care concerns regarding participating providers
  • Prepare and present completed credentialing information and recommend appropriate action based on the circumstances of a provider’s application, regulatory requirements and plan policies
  • Participate in fair hearings as subject matter expert
  • Collaborate with internal staff to ensure plan credentialing requirements are met as well as respond to provider and internal staff inquiries
  • Assist with administrative and clerical support as well as help out wherever else needed


  • 3-5 years of provider credentialing experience in either a hospital, health system or managed care environment
  • Must have knowledge of basic medical and legal terminology
  • Must have knowledge of industry-standard credentialing practices and state and federal government credentialing requirements
  • Familiarity with the provider community in Wisconsin and the surrounding states is a plus
  • An Associate degree in Business, Communication, Legal Studies, Health Care Administration or a related field is a plus
  • Computer savvy with the ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Basic skillset in MSWD, Outlook and Excel
  • Any intermediate knowledge of Excel is a plus
  • Ability to preserve and maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to remain composed and adaptive in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times and multiple competing priorities
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision but also be able to work within a team environment

Hours: 40 hours between 7:30am – 5:00pm

Length: Direct Hire

Pay for the Credentialing Specialist position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Madison, WI

Job I.D. 136104


  • Union environment
  • Benefits effective first day of employment
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flex spending
  • HSA
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Employee assistance programs

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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