Medical Staff Services Director in Huntington Park, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Community Hospital of Huntington Park

Job Title: Medical Staff Services Director 

City: Huntington Park / State: California    

Medical Staff

Day Shift

From 8:30 AM

To 5:00 PM


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title:  Medical Staff Services Director

Job Summary: 

Responsible for the functions which provide support to the Medical Staff and Hospital leadership that enables them to fulfill their duties and obligations as defined by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations. Reports to Chief Executive Officer.  

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Directs the operations of the Medical Staff Services Department; including Medical Staff meetings and credentialing.  Serves as a resource to the Medical Staff and Hospital leadership regarding compliance with regulatory agencies, Title 22 requirements, Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations, and associated policies.

  • Manages and coordinates the integration of services within the Department and with other Departments, including attending meetings, preparation of minutes, and completion of follow-up work from meetings.  Promotes staff participation in similar activities.

  • Manages the ongoing review and establishment of new Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations, policies, and privileging criteria.

  • Sustains an atmosphere of positive working relationships.  Learns from experiences, seeks out and constructively uses feedback from others.  Adapts to changing needs by acquiring new skills, knowledge and behavior.  Demonstrates respect and cooperation in all staff relationships and a genuine willingness to prevent and resolve interpersonal conflicts.

  • Provides education and training to peers and staff as needed and requested; and provides leadership, resources and coaching to members of the organization, encouraging achievement and self-development.

  • Participates in performance improvement programs designed to measure, assess, and improve the quality of care and/or services provided by Departments.  Communicates findings and problem solves for positive patient and/or staff outcomes.

  • Supports performance improvement process and assists in data collection to monitor the stability of existing process; and identify opportunities for improvement and changes that will lead to and/or sustain improvement.

  • Encourages staff views regarding decision processes and system issues.  Provides direction and example in utilizing risk management trending and promotes staff reporting.

Leadership Functions: 

  • Effectively manage financial resources within the area(s) of responsibility including labor management, productivity, supplies, and other resources.

  • Ensures optimal provision of services through sound personnel management.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills including the ability to plan, prioritize, organize, analyze, execute on multiple tasks and in collaboration with other hospital departments, providing direction and setting expectations consistent with the goals of the organization.

  • Demonstrates behaviors commensurate with the Vision, Mission and Values and Behavioral Standards of the organization.


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate with various individuals both inside and outside the organization; and able to understand and create reports/presentations/proposals.

  • Possesses strong leadership skills including the willingness to pursue roles with increasing levels of accountability, coaching, teaching, inspiring, forging alliances, and collaborating to negotiate resolution to issues.

  • Ability to work under stressful situations.

  • Proficient with computer systems including but not limited to MS Office.

Job Requirements


  • High school graduate or equivalency required.

  • Five years Medical Staff Services experience in an acute care setting required.  A minimum of three years as a Medical Staff Services Manager or Director required.


  • Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) or Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS); or obtain certification within 3 years of hire date, required.  Associate Degree preferred.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.