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Medical Staff Services

The RRH health system currently consists of medical staff members and advance practice professionals, offering multi-specialty healthcare and state-of-the-art facilities, including Gastroenterology Lab, Cardiology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics and an accredited Sleep Lab, to name a few.

Medical Staff Services is responsible for coordinating the hiring and reappointment of physicians and healthcare professionals at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, providing physicians with assistance in completing the credentialing and reappointment process quickly and efficiently.

We ensure that our providers have their correct privileges to practice at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Medical Staff Services also coordinates physician-oriented events and activities, including welcome brunches, recognition events such as the Doctors’ Day Luncheon and other meetings. We are required to keep record of our doctors’ Continuing Medical Education courses (CMEs), required for physician license renewal.

Our services include:
  • Credentialing and re-credentialing members of the Medical Staff and other health care professionals as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws;
  • Informs hospital departments of current/new Medical Staff members and their clinical privileges;
  • Support for Medical Staff Committees & Departments;
  • Credentialing of Residents/Fellows
  • Providing Accredited Continuing Medical Education Units
  • Assist with Provider Enrollment
Our team:
  • Susan Reynolds, M.D., PhD - Chief Medical Officer
  • Sharon Britz, MHA, Medical Staff Services Manager
  • Laura Partlet – Medical Staff Services Office Assistant
  • Melissa Salcido, Credentialing Specialist


Medical Staff Office
Phone: (760) 499-3786
Fax: (760) 499-3072