Credentialing Policy

Posted: March 4, 2024
Type of Credential Description Timeframe
Unencumbered license
Valid for state of practice
Valid for all dates of service
Primary Source Verification for all licensed professionals as required (e.g., RN, CNA, and RT) Honoring expiration date
Background Check SSN Trace, Federal Criminal Search, County Criminal Search, National Criminal Database and Sex Offender Registry, and Global Watchlist Search (including but not limited to OIG, OFAC, SAM, GSA EPLS, DEA Fugitives, GSEC, Money Laundering, US Terrorist List, and FBI Lists) During initial screening with CareRev then annually thereafter
Employment History Per Client’s request, CareRev will confirm that Healthcare Professionals who work at Client’s facilities have not been employees of Client within the last six (6) months. During initial screening with CareRev
Identification Government issued photo identification including driver's license, state identification, passport book/card, military identification, green card, or employment authorization card, and associated name change document(s) if necessary Honoring expiration date
Clinical Education,
per TJC guidelines
Educational modules (including but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Infection Control including Hand Hygiene, Cultural Diversity and Sensitivity, Patient Rights, and The Ethics of Care) During initial screening with CareRev then annually thereafter
Certification(s) Verified as required by specialty Honoring expiration date
ACLS AHA, verified as required by specialty Honoring expiration date
Basic Life Support AHA, verified for all specialties Honoring expiration date
Skills Self-Assessment Appropriate for unit and age-based population During initial screening with CareRev then annually thereafter
per CDC guidelines
Hepatitis B (3 vaccine series, 2 vaccine series, titer, or non-converter)
Varicella (2 vaccine series, titer, or clinical evidence of disease)
MMR (2 vaccine series or titer)
TDAP (vaccine)
Flu (seasonal)
COVID (vaccine, primary series and booster dose as applicable, subject to change according to CDC standards)

Flu and COVID may be exempted for medical or religious reasons. Hepatitis B, TDAP, and Flu (during Flu season) may be declined.
Hepatitis B/Varicella/MMR: no timeframe
TDAP: every ten (10) years
Flu: valid for current flu season
COVID: no timeframe, subject to change according to CDC standards
TB Test Negative skin PPD or Gold Quantiferon test, or negative chest x-ray
Annual questionnaire upon negative test per CDC guidelines
Negative test within one (1) year of submission to CareRev, or negative chest x-ray within five (5) years of submission to CareRev
Drug Screen 10 panel lab test Within thirty (30) days of submission to CareRev
Mask Fit Test If Client requires mask fit testing, Client shall provide mask fit testing, at no cost to CareRev or the Healthcare Professional, during Client’s onsite orientation or preceptor shifts. During Client’s onsite orientation or Healthcare Professional’s precepted shift

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