Credentialing Associate

Managed Care Operations Chicago, Illinois United States


Company: Oak Street Health

Title: Credentialing Associate

Location: Remote 

Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers that provides higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs, and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in medically underserved communities. By providing holistic, comprehensive and integrated care right in our patient’s communities, we can keep our patients healthy and then reinvest cost savings in further care for those same communities and others. Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to tens of thousands of people in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. At 40 locations, and with an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about the mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.

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Role Description

The Credentialing Associate will work closely with our physicians and licensed providers to obtain credentials and/or EMR access with hospitals in all OSH markets. The role will include submission of credentialing forms to government agencies and insurance payers on behalf of our physicians and licensed providers. You will provide formal, detailed documentation of their professional histories to these groups, and thoroughly track the process to ensure follow-through from start to finish. Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining multiple databases with highly sensitive physician information while streamlining the paperwork process.

  • Assisting with physician onboarding to confirm receipt of required documents.

  • Process hospital privilege requests for healthcare facilities other than OSH locations

  • Monitor the renewal of insurance policies and board certifications

  • Ensuring physicians maintain necessary credentials, such as state licensure, DEA licenses and enrollment with CMS

  • Providing regular updates on credentialing progress to other teams within Oak Street Health.

What are we looking for?

  • Associate’s degree or two years’ work experience.

  • Computer proficiency.

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Sense of urgency.

  • Flexible and positive attitude.

  • Professional communication skills.

  • High level of integrity.

  • U.S. work authorization.

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky”

What does being “Oaky” look like?

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and driving for results

  • Being scrappy

Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

  • Collaborative and energetic culture

  • High levels of responsibility and rapid advancement

  • Headquarters (the “Treehouse”) located in the heart of Downtown, close to many public transit options and great restaurants

  • Competitive benefits; including paid vacation/sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, as well as health benefits

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to