Based on 332 responses, the job of Credentialing Specialist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Credentialing Specialists are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Credentialing Specialist?
Credentialing Specialist in Peoria:
Learn all you can about the credentialing field. Attend seminars and the national meetings. Ask early in your career to make sure this is part of your track.
"I love my job and responsibilities."
Credentialing Specialist in Jacksonville:
Pros: Having a great employer that is concerned about the cares of his employees.
Cons: Honestly, there is nothing to say. I love it here, the hot weather.
"I find every day a challenge, & a new adventure in my job."
Pros: Assisting the staff, and providers in maintaining all expirable documentation. This is a challenge, I have come to address it as part of my daily and weekly tasks. I feel gratitude when I receive approval letters from the health plans for our Urgent Care Locations.
Cons: At this time we do not have benefits, and a credentials software program.
"You must be very thorough & detail oriented."
This is a very intense job, you must be very thorough, detail oriented, work with constant deadlines, good with follow up, very organized, multi tasking is a must and have a great ability to work successfully with people in all walk of life. Everything thing is highly confidential in this position.
Pros: Fast paced, exciting.
Cons: Pressure, stress, low pay, not appreciated.
"I like the investagating part."
Pros: The people I work with, the Doctors I work with.
Cons: The commute and the low pay.
Make sure you get experience in a hospital background. Managed care credentialing will not help you move up professionally.