Credentialing Associate

Managed Care Operations United States Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health 

Title: Associate, Credentialing

Company Description

The mission of Oak Street Health is to rebuild healthcare as it should be. 

We are a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare.

The Oak Street model integrates outstanding clinical expertise, technology, and teamwork to deliver improved care quality and cost savings. These cost savings are then reinvested into care in our communities, creating a virtuous cycle of improving community health. 

We are a national organization serving over 100,000 patients and we are growing rapidly. We are a diverse team of care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more -- all dedicated to our Oaky Values and motivated by our mission. We’re looking forward to getting to know you!

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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. 

Core Responsibilities:

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

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

  • Processing hospital privilege requests for healthcare facilities other than OSH locations.

  • Monitoring 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.

  • Other duties, as assigned. 

What are we looking for?

  • Associate’s degree or two years of related 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 delivering 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

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits

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