Credentialing Assistant

Credentialing Assistant

Reports to Director of Credentialing

Salary: $10.00 – 18.00 per hour

Status: Full-Time / Exempt

Location: Houston

Position Summary

The credentialing assistant prepares and submits credentialing and re-credentialing applications. They also follow up on the status of applications for physicians and keep a detailed log of all pending and completed work.

We are a fast-paced office, currently maintaining the credentialing and re-credentialing applications for 1200+ physicians, mid-levels, and ancillary facilities. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience with physician, mid-level, and/or ancillary credentialing preferably in a healthcare environment. Must have outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities, excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook).

Job Duties:

1. Responsible for gathering and verifying provider information either through CAQH, fax, or mail. Compiling required documents, research erroneous information, and verifying all provider information through various online resources.

2. Follow set guidelines and time frames in order to scrutinize provider applications, resumes, licenses, etc. for consistency and accuracy.

3. Work with providers and medical office staff to gather expired licenses and insurance information to maintain compliant files.

4. Work closely with Provider Relations department.

5. Maintain electronic files for all providers in network.


1. A minimum of 1 year of credentialing or equivalent work experience.

2. Excellent time management skills with an ability to work consistently within and meet monthly deadlines.

3. Excellent written and verbal skills

4. Ability to work independently with little supervision but able to work and communicate well with others when required.

5. Able to follow concise directions and be well organized.

6. Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access and Adobe Acrobat

7. Ability to work fax and copy machines, including scanning.

8. Proofreading skills for auditing documents.

9. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all information within the department


1. High school diploma or equivalent.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $10.00 - $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Credentialing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$32,000.00 - 44,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Houston, TX 77092, US
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