Director, Medical Staff Services, Adventist Health, Hanford, CA

Posted on April 24th, 2024

Director, Medical Staff Services, Central California Network North Market

Hanford, CA, United States


Located in a tight-knit community in Kings County, Adventist Health Hanford has been serving the Central Valley since 1965. We are comprised of a 173-bed hospital and many outpatient clinics with primary and specialty care services. Hanford residents are proud of their city's historic charm and family-friendly atmosphere. Within an hour's travel time, Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks can be enjoyed.

Job Summary:

Directs the overall management of the medical staff organization and the medical staff services (MSS) department. Serves as liaison between medical staff services and other hospital departments and outside agencies. Oversees performance improvement efforts and compliance activities in the medical staff services arena. Assumes oversight for the department budget. Acts as a key advisor to senior management on the development of overall policy and long-term goals of the department. Conducts performance reviews and provides input on direct reports for human resource decisions such as hiring, promotions and disciplinary actions. Participates in the development of employees.

The estimated base pay for this position is $103,727 to $155,590. Additional individual compensation may be available for this role through years of experience, differentials, extra shift incentives, bonuses, etc. Base pay is only a portion of the total rewards package, and a comprehensive benefits program is available for qualifying positions. Please contact our Talent Acquisition team for more information.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
  • Master's Degree: Preferred
  • Seven years' management-related training and experience in an acute care hospital setting: Preferred
  • Five years' leadership experience: Preferred


  • Certified Professional in Medical Services Management (CPMSM) by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) or CPCS: Required

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees staffing, budgets, database administration, credentialing, privileging, bylaws, rules & regulations, policies, practitioner competence and general management of the medical staff organization. Administers personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, orientation, vacation schedules, payroll records and time reports.
  • Serves as liaison between administration, medical staff leadership, the general medical staff and hospital departments.
  • Collaborates with administration, quality department and medical staff leadership to effect performance improvement within the organization.
  • Assumes responsibility for continuous compliance with state and federal regulations including Joint Commission (TJC) standards and California Medical Association (CMA) guidelines as they relate to the organized medical staff and the medical staff services department.
  • Oversees medical staff performance improvement/peer review functions, ensuring findings are appropriately reviewed, communicated and documented.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Email Marcia Dean, System Director MSS, with any questions at

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