Credentialing Specialist at The Ohio State University

Credentialing Specialist at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
September 25, 2017
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Credentialing Specialist.  This position will facilitate the college credentialing and privileging-process.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in health-related or educational field and 5 years’ experience in a hospital setting and/or managed care setting or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical verbal and written communication skills are critical to position
  • Strong interpersonal organizational skills, teamwork and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of administration, clinical divisions, practitioners, leadership and internal/external customers
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to maintain confidentiality due to access to sensitive information
  • Ability to problem solve and think creatively
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Knowledge of NCQA and TJC as they relate to current credentialing and re-credentialing standards
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • CPMSM or CPCS certification preferred (Certified Professional Medical Staff Management or Certified Professional Credentials Specialist)
  • Maintains a positive demeanor, actively participates in team/department meetings and assists the department in identifying areas of opportunity


  • CPMSM or CPCS certification preferred
  • Experience with credentialing software (Cactus) preferred
  • Maintain current certification as CPMSM or CPCS
Required Experience

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The College of Dentistry’s atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated.  The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.