Medical Staff Office (MSO) - VA Northern California Health Care System
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Medical Staff Office (MSO)

The Medical Staff is responsible for the quality of care delivered by its members for all aspects of care. The Medical Staff practicing in the VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) at various sites (Redding, Chico, Martinez, Sacramento, McClellan, Mare Island, Fairfield, Oakland, Oakland Behavioral Health, Yreka, Oroville, and Yuba City) hereby organize themselves for self governance in conformity with the following principles:

  • That the best interests of the patient must be protected by the joint effort of administrative and professional personnel;
  • That all eligible patients are entitled to Medical, Neurological, Surgical, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatric (Mental Health Service including Substance Abuse), and Dental care of the highest possible quality;
  • That such are enhanced by an environment in which teaching is an integral part of the program;
  • That the development of new knowledge through constant study of disease, preventative health measures and education, and the process of delivering health care is essential to the creation and maintenance of a high quality patient care environment. Learn More... 

New Hire Forms

The credentialing process will take approximately 30 days, so your timely submission of documents will assist in meeting your target start date. The following forms must be completed and returned using the preaddressed UPS mailing label provided to you within 5 business days to be credentialed and privileged with VANCHCS.

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