Swedish Medical Center Credentialing Coordinator - Medical Staff Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Credentialing Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work Medical Staff Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Credentials Coordinator position is responsible for facilitating all requests for initial appointment and/or clinical privileges, re-appointments, and annual reviews for approximately 500 physicians and allied health practitioners in accordance with Medical Staff Bylaws and Policies, JCAHO and NCQA Accreditation Standards, Federal and State requirements and defined time lines.

In this position you will:

  • Interface with medical staff leadership and administration in the evaluation and approval process for physicians and allied health practitioners.

  • Conduct primary source verification and data collection on all assigned applicants for medical staff membership and/or clinical privileges and bi-annual or annual reappointment/re-appraisals for medical and allied health staff practitioners in accordance with all requirements and time lines.

  • Advise medical staff leaders of any potential credentialing or other issues that may require further investigation and makes additional inquiries as requested.

  • Facilitate review of completed files with individual medical staff leaders prior to files going to committees and to the Board for approval.

  • Establish and maintain a credentials file for each assigned practitioner, filing information in the appropriate section and maintaining file in good order.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma

  • Two to five years’ credentialing experience in acute care, CVO (centralized verification organization), and/or managed care environment

  • One to two years’ experience in medical staff database management (Access or credentialing software)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • CPCS (Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist) or CPMSM (Certified Professional Medical Services Management) or actively seek and obtain CPCS within two years of hire into position

About Swedish Shared Services

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 209842