Willamette Dental Group

  • Credentialing Specialist

    Job Locations OR-Hillsboro
    Pos. Type
    Full Time Regular
    5 8-Hour Days
    Job Req #
  • Company Overview

    With more than 400,000 patients throughout our 50+ practice locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and a built-in specialty referral network to more than 30 specialists, Willamette Dental Group has been a leader in preventive and proactive dental care since 1970. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes. As a member of the Willamette Dental Group team, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are a performance based culture and offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Among the many amenities we offer are medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a robust wellness program.


    Additionally, we offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, tuition assistance, discounted monthly Trimet pass, and much more. Our Hillsboro, Oregon Administrative Headquarters are conveniently located in the growing Orenco Station neighborhood, just blocks from the MAX stop and within easy walking distance to many local shops and restaurants.

    Job Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Credentialing Specialist to provide administrative support to dentist recruitment department and who enjoys a fast paced environment. Will be the liaison between Practitioners and related entities such as hospitals, malpractice insurance agencies, and billing companies in credentialing matters.


    Work closely with the Management Staff of each office to assist in answering questions and collecting outstanding items for Practitioners in the privileging process.

    Organize and facilitate the periodic re-credentialing process, as needed.

    Maintain current credentials for all active providers.

    Comply with all HIPAA/board of dentistry/CMS rules and regulations.

    When requested, coordinate, compile, and prepare reports pertaining to existing Practitioners. Preparation of all correspondence associated with the credentialing process.



    Job Qualifications

    Associate’s Degree or higher in related field preferred.

    Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) with 3 to 5 years experience is preferred. Knowledge of national credentialing standards based on NCQA guidelines.

    Prior experience in a related healthcare setting is highly desirable with knowledge of medical and dental terminology.

    Demonstrated skills in attention to detail, organization and prioritizing, multi-tasking and decision making a must.

    Excellent professional, communication skills both verbal and written with all levels of individuals in the organization.

    Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel. Knowledge of credentialing software, Great Plains (HRIS) and recruiting software is a plus.

    Must be resourceful and have basic research skills to do primary source verification.


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