NorthStar Anesthesia

  • Credentialing Specialist

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Irving
    Corporate Departments
  • Role Overview

    If you are looking for a career in one of healthcare’s best companies, then NorthStar Anesthesia is the right place for you. NorthStar Anesthesia is one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the country. The Credentialing Specialist is responsible for the processing and maintenance of applications for physicians and allied health professionals (i.e., Anesthesiologists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Pre-Operative Nurses) according to all regulatory, accrediting, and membership-based organizations. The credentialing specialist ensures that all personnel and services adhere to facility and staff policies, department guidelines, regulations, and government laws.


    Essential Functions:   

    • Process initial and re-appointment applications for completeness and accuracy.
    • Initiates and maintains contact with applicants and/or their designee throughout the credentialing process to provide updated application status and to elicit possible assistance as needed to meet established targets.
    • Data enter credentialing documentation and forms for initial and re-appointment applications.
    • Responsible for maintaining credentialing software with appointment/reappointment elements.
    • Maintain an organized electronic credential file for each provider.
    • Tracking of documentation.
    • Provide assistance to providers, hospital medical staff, fellow credentialing team members, and clinical/operational leaders.
    • Facilitate and track the escalation of outstanding expirables and communicates with both providers and hospital medical staff to ensure licenses and privileges are current.
    • Monitor credentialing files for accuracy.
    • Maintain knowledge of the Credentialing Department’s policies/procedures, regulatory standards, and state and federal laws.
    • Assist with special projects/assignments related to credentialing and re-credentialing.
    • Interact effectively with various interoffice personnel to assure the credentialing process/timeline are maintained.
    • Promote NorthStar’s Core Values: Give the most Compassionate Care; Be Accountable for every action in your community; Strive for Service Excellence; Foster a community full of Mutual Respect; Practice Leadership in some way, every day; and Together we can do anything.


    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of one to three years of work-related experience in the field of credentialing/MSO (preferably healthcare related).

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Proficient and accurate in data entry.
    • Ability to prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and fluid environment.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to prepare and write reports, summaries of work/work projects.
    • Strong personal motivation with ability to work with little supervision and attention to detail while working in a deadline driven environment.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across multiple levels within the company.
    • Ability to think creatively, highly driven, self-motivated, highly organized.
    • Ability to create and deliver presentations to clients, staff, and others.
    • The ability to maintain confidentiality in business interactions for improper disclosure would be contrary to professional ethics and would likely cause serious organizational conflict. 


    NorthStar Anesthesia is one of the largest anesthesia management companies in the United States. Founded by an anesthesiologist and a CRNA more than 10 years ago, we have built a foundation of anesthesia expertise unparalleled in the market. NorthStar delivers a transformational anesthesia model, emphasizing a culture of mutual respect and accountability. Our clinical leadership works in partnership with our providers to implement experience, efficiency, and leadership initiatives throughout the entire perioperative process. Today, we run successful anesthesia programs at over 150 facilities in more than 20 states with nearly 2,200 providers.


    Benefits Include Medical, Dental, Life, Long Term/Short Term, Malpractice, 401k and more.


    EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability Employer



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