Welcome to the Oregon Association of Medical Staff Services!
Click here for the OAMSS 2019 Membership Drive Application and Membership Brochure
Members having responsibilities in medical and/or healthcare provider staff activities.
Active members shall pay dues and shall be eligible to vote and hold office.
Active members are encouraged to join the National Association Medical Staff Services.
Members who are interested in the overall goals and objectives of the Association.
Associate members shall pay dues and are not eligible to vote or hold office.
Enrolled as a full time student (minimum of 4 unites or 12 hours) in a health-related field.
Student members shall pay dues at a reduced rate and are not eligible to vote or hold office.
Have contributed to the advancement of the goals and objectives of the Association.
Honorary members do not pay dues and are not eligible to vote or hold office.
601 SW 2dh Ave Ste 900
Portland, OR 97204
Lynn Deaver, CPCS, CPMS
Director of Professional Staff Services
Umpqua Community Health Center
150 Kenneth Ford Drive
Roseburg, OR 97470
Amanda Walker, CPCS
Legacy System Credentialing Verification Services
1650 Naito Parkway, Ste 185
Portland, OR 97209
If you have questions concerning the membership roster, please email our OAMSS Membership Chair Megan Veliquette, CPCS, at firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 OAMSS Membership Roster
Just a reminder that OAMSS awards a scholarship annually to members who wish to obtain their certification or attend an annual OAMSS or NAMSS conference!
To qualify for the scholarship all applicants must be active OAMSS members of at least twelve (12) months with attendance to at least one meeting, who are in good standing and whose institution is unable and/or unwilling to sponsor attendance/certification. Specific scholarship eligibility criteria can be found by clicking on scholarship information.
The items listed here are available to all OAMSS members on a first come, first served basis. Materials are available for 60 days unless arrangements with the Lending Librarian are made in advance. To borrow materials just complete the attached Lending Library Agreement and fax or mail it as indicated on the form. Available Books:
*NAMSS Professional Development for Medical Staff Services Reference Guide
*NAMSS Professional Development for Credentialing Specialists Reference Guide
*NAMSS Credentialing 101
*Blind Eye, by James B. Stewart
*Our Iceberg is Melting, by John Kotter
*Ready, Set, Credential! by Nancy B. Lian, CPCS, CPMSM *The Medical Staff Services Handbook Fundamentals and Beyond
*Fifth Edition: Verify and Comply, A Quick Reference Guide to the JCAHO and NCQA Standars for Credentialing, Carol Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS
*Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
*2007 Credentialing & Privileging Desk Reference
o Volume One – Physician Directory
o Volume Two – Allied Health Directory
Other Materials of Interest:
*Audio Conference on CD: "JCAHO's 2007 Medical Staff Standards: How to Prepare your Staff for the Changes" - September 2006.
*Audio Conference on CD: “Low and No Volume Practitioners: Changing Practice Pattern Lead to New Credentialing Challenges”
*Taking the Test: “A Study Group for NAMSS Cerfification Exams” Moderated by Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS
*Recording of NAMSS 31st Annual Conference, 9/29/07 – 10/3/07 “Setting the Stage for Excellence in Healthcare”
*Audio Conference on CD: "The Kadlec Appeal-Decision Against Hospital Reversed!" June 2008
*HCPro Audio Conference on CD : "Retool Your Reappointment Process: Strategies for OPPE Compliance"
Available materials are generally mailed within 2 days. If the requested item is not available, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.
If you have questions about material availability please contact our Librarian:
To borrow materials just download the Lending Library Agreement Form and fax or mail it as indicated on the form.
OAMSS Membership Drive Application and Membership Brochure
OAMSS 2019 Annual Conference
Organization: Willamette Dental
Location: Northern Oregon
Job Title: Credentialing Specialist
Click here for more information and to apply online.