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Medical Staff Services at a Glance

Note: Medical Staff Services is a Continuing Education/non-credit program.

What does a medical staff services coordinator do?

  • Monitors the verification process for medical staff to ensure compliance with standard credentialing procedures
  • Performs administrative duties such as ensuring state medical licenses are up-to-date, checking status on new license applications, maintaining an information database for physicians and allied health professionals, managing credentialing and assisting with accreditation standards and regulatory compliance
  • Works in an office setting monitoring medical credentialing, which will benefit patients but has no hands-on or direct patient contact; generally reports to top management 

What is the career outlook?

  • Jobs available in health-care settings that include hospitals, managed care organizations, large physician groups and credentialing organizations
  • In Texas: median salaries of $13.77 per hour or $28,600 annually*
  • Dallas County: median salaries of $15.39 per hour or $32,000 annually*

Statistics are included only as guidelines and will vary with fluctuations in the economy and job market. More specific local hiring and salary information can be obtained at college information sessions.

Medical Staff Services Program

Awards and coursework El Centro Continuing Education contact hours
Medical Staff Services CertificationX250 
Additional Medical Staff Services coursesXvaried
For more information, visit the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) website

Who can help me decide which health science career is right for me?

Contact the Health Careers Resources Center.

What more do I need to know?

Learn more about Medical Staff Services.

*America's Career Infonet 2011 data for Medical Administrative Assistant.