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Credential Guide

Credentials and Descriptions

CREDENTIAL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION
 BACKGROUND CHECK (BY VCS) A national “felony” background check and sex offender watch list check will be done by VCS. We cannot accept an attestation letter from your company. Done by VCS annually.
HHS, OIG, EPLS CHECKS (BY VCS) A national government watch list check. VCS checks to ensure that you and your company are not on these lists. This check is performed quarterly by VCS.
SUPPLIER CREDENTIALING
(BY VCS)
Once registered with VCS as a representative, your fee also covers the credentialing of your company. VCS provides product/service, financial, business, and legal data to your hospitals.
GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

Proof of your company’s general liability insurance which includes limits and dates. “Vendor Credentialing Service 616 Cypress Creek Pkwy Suite 800 Houston, TX 77090” has to be named as the “Certificate Holder.”

 

CREDENTIAL IMMUNIZATION CREDENTIALS
TUBERCULOSIS SKIN TEST (PPD) Annual documentation of a negative TB Skin Test. Date, negative result, clinic contact information, and a signature is needed. All TB tests must be signed by a DO, MD, NP, RN, and/or PA. VCS will not accept LVN, LPN, MA, RMA, and/or CMA.
INFLUENZA Documentation of an annual flu vaccine. Date of vaccine and clinic contact information is needed. If you would like to opt out of receiving the vaccine, you may sign the VCS Influenza Declination form under the Instructions tab.
HEPATITIS B

Documentation of the 3-shot Hepatitis B series. Date of vaccine(s) and clinic contact information is needed. You may opt out of receiving the vaccine by signing the VCS Hepatitis B Declination form under the Instructions tab. Clinics and/or doctor offices may draw blood to test for positive antibodies. All blood titers are to be signed by a DO, MD, NP, RN, and/or PA. VCS will not accept LVN, LPN, MA, RMA, and/or CMA.

MEASLES, MUMPS, & RUBELLA (MMR) Documentation of MMR vaccine(s) and/or MMR Booster. Date of vaccine(s) and clinic contact information is needed. Clinics and/or doctor offices may draw blood to test for positive antibodies. All
blood titers are to be signed by a DO, MD, NP, RN, and/or PA. VCS will not accept LVN, LPN, MA, RMA, and/or CMA.
VARICELLA (CHICKENPOX) Documentation of disease history and/or vaccination proof of Varicella. Date of vaccine(s) and clinic contact information is needed along with a signature from a DO, MD, NP, RN, and/or PA for disease history. Clinics and/or doctor offices may draw blood to test for positive antibodies. All blood titers are to be signed by a DO, MD, NP, RN, and/or PA. VCS will not accept LVN, LPN, MA, RMA, and/or CMA.

 

CREDENTIAL TRAINING / COMPETENCY
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS & HOSPITAL SAFETY This training is provided by VCS through your account at no cost. Log into your VCS account and click on Online Training?BEGIN. When the course has been completed and passed, a “Certificate of Completion” is automatically uploaded to your account.
HIPAA TRAINING This training is provided by VCS through your account at no cost. Log into your VCS account and click on Online Training?BEGIN. When the course has been completed and passed, a “Certificate of Completion” is automatically uploaded to your account.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING Proof of Bloodborne Pathogen training. This training can be provided by VCS, your company, or other sources. OSHA has an “annual” training requirement. A date is needed on your document. Letter head dates are not acceptable for training dates.
OR PROTOCOL/ ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE Proof of OR Protocol and/or Aseptic Technique training. This training can be provided by VCS, your company, or other sources. This training does not expire.
PRODUCT/SERVICE TRAINING Proof of product and/or service training. Please provide a letter from your training or compliance officer with their contact information and description of the training you’ve received.

 

CREDENTIAL HOSPTIAL POLICIES
VENDOR AND/OR RELATED HOSPITAL POLICIES Please log into your VCS account to electronically sign these required hospital policies. Signing them electronically will provide proof that you have read and agree with their specific policies.


 

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