Thank you for your interest in applying to the medical staff of Page Hospital. We hope you will find the resources on this site useful and informative.
This Orientation Program has been developed to provide you with valuable information regarding how to navigate through our facility and find the people who can assist you. Please review the valuable information provided below as well as the following:
Completion of both the system and the Page Hospital orientation module is required prior to approval of privileges and can be completed anytime while your medical staff application is in process. If you have questions or need assistance in completing this orientation module, please call Medical Staff Services directly at (928) 645-0112.
Identification Badges Required on campus
Stop by the Patient Financial Services office to obtain your ID badge. You will need to provide a legible government-issued ID card (current driver’s license, military ID or passport).
Providers, allied health practitioners, residents and students must wear a Banner identification badge while on campus for:
Parking for providers is located on the east side of campus.
We want to make it as easy as possible for you to admit your patients to Banner Page Hospital.
A physician order is required for all patient admissions to Banner Page Hospital.
Patients may be treated only by providers who have submitted proper credentials and have been duly appointed to membership on the medical staff.
The attending/admitting physician or designee shall call the hospitalist or case manager with the provisional diagnosis prior to their patient’s admission. Providers will be required to submit the following information:
Contact numbers for attending physician or his/her representative
In certain situations insurance information is necessary to ensure prior authorization is received.
Banner Page Hospital provides in-house hospitalist coverage for most patients, excluding obstetrical. Hospitalists provide acute inpatient care 24/7, assisting providers on admission and discharge, as well as coordinate care for inpatients during their hospital stay.
Talk with a hospitalist direct by contacting the Banner Page operator at (928) 645-2424 and asking for the hospitalist on call.
Consultation is encouraged for those patients whose medical issue is not within the scope of the attending physician. To verify that providers are contacted in a timely manner and information is shared after consultation, the following process is expected:
To facilitate physician to physician communication, the Medical Executive committee recommends that physicians share their cell phone numbers and indicate their preference for texting or phoning. Medical Staff Services can assist with this. Please contact Medical Staff Services at (928)645-0112 for a list of consulting physicians and their contact preferences.
Consultation must be rendered and electronically recorded or dictated within 24 hours of notification.
In each case, the attending physician is responsible for making sure the consultant is contacted in a timely manner, with appropriate patient information including reason, urgency, and contact information for the attending physician. The attending physician should directly communicate with the consultant whenever possible.
When the consultation has been performed, the consultant must directly communicate with the attending physician, as well as document the consultation in the electronic medical record.
Medical Records (Health Information Management Services
Because Page Hospital is an all electronic medical records facility, Medical Records, or Health Information Management Services, can be reached by telephone.
You can contact HIMS direct at (928) 645-0142.
Other services offered by HIMS include:
Clinical Documentation Specialists
Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP) assists the physician, via the documentation clarification and coding process, to provide the most accurate and compliant documentation for each patient.
Page provides Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDSs) to assist physicians by providing the most up-to-date clinical knowledge and Medicare requirements to all documentation options. CDSs also can provide physicians with the impact these options can have on severity ratings.
CDSs can be utilized concurrently on the floors and will assist the physicians in using compliant language in addition to helping with communication to the hospital coders.
You can reach the Clinical Documentation Specialists at (928) 645-0178.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you observe suspicious conduct or behavior while on hospital property or if you or someone else is the victim of a crime, call the hospital operator at (928) 645-2424. Here are some top Security questions for providers.
What is a provider's role in a fire emergency?
We ask all our associates, support staff and providers to utilize the RACE acronym when confronted by a fire situation. RACE stands for:
In addition, it's important that all providers know how to use a fire extinguisher. Think the PASS acronym:
Medical gas shutoff valve locations vary depending on department, but are labeled and typically located in corridors/hallways. Under authorization of the House Supervisor, Facilities and Respiratory Services are the only departments permitted to shut off medical gas valves. Contact the House Supervisor to call a Code RED as soon as you are alerted to a fire in your area.
What is a provider's role during disasters?
The medical staff leaders assist with identifying volunteer providers as necessary, and provide oversight of the professional performance of volunteer practitioners who receive disaster privileges through: