Dignity Health Director of Medical Staff Services in SANTA CRUZ, California


About Us

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare.

Comprehensive Care

Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.

In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.


Ensures a high quality medical staff by thoroughly investigating and verifying the credentials of all applicants to the medical staff including Allied Health Professionals.

  • Evaluates the hospital practice and privileges of all members seeking reappointment to the medical staff/Allied Health categories.

  • Provides a vehicle to improve quality via the medical staff committee process and by maintaining records of all medical staff committees.

  • Contributes to efficient and cost-effective operation of the Medical Staff Service by monitoring and planning for budgets and expenses.

  • Promotes medical staff compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies by continuously monitoring the operations of the hospital Medical Staff Office and effectively initiating change when needed.

Medical Staff Office, Medical Staff Operations, Medical Staff Administration, Manager, Supervisor, Director, Hospital, CPCS, CPMSM


Minimum required:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Medical Staff office, with at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity, or a comparable combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related health or management field preferred or ability to obtain within a period of time agreed upon by supervisor.

  • Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) achieved within one (1) year of employment.


  • Direct responsibility for the operations of the Medical Staff Administration department and responsibility for selecting and directing the work of staff

  • CPCS and/or CPMSM certifications

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Job ID 2018-48966

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical Staff Administration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dominican Hospital-Santa Cruz

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8am - 5 pm