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Online Medical Staff Orientation

Online Medical Staff Orientation was designed with convenience in mind, and is your opportunity to complete requirements linked to the initial application process.

There are 12 elements required in order to complete the orientation process. The links below will take you to the required documents.

Medical Staff Orientation

  1. New Physician Orientation
  2. Antimicrobial Stewardship
  3. CHRISTUS Code of Ethics Spanish Version -Code of Ethics (Spanish)
  4. HIPAA and Patient Privacy
  5. Medication Ordering Policy
  6. Pain Management Policy, Pain Medication Algorithm
  7. National Patient Safety Goals
  8. Emergency Situations and Code Announcement
  9. Mission, Vision and Values
  10. Ethical and Religious Directives
  11. Restraint Policy


Once you have reviewed all this material, please fill out the Certification of Completion. This form must be completed by indicating the dates of completion for each element.

Sign and present the form to Medical Staff Services prior to your appointment date.

Certification of Completion

Print, sign and date this form and return via fax to the Medical Staff Services Department at 409-924-6623.

Additional training:

Computer Training - Call to schedule your training.

St. Elizabeth 409-236-7109

HPF and Dictation System - Call the Health Information Management Department at 409-892-7171, extension 4319, to schedule training.


Failure to return the signed Orientation Certification of Completion to Medical Staff Services will result in a delay in the appointment process, which may include being unable to complete your application.

In addition, your CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System identification and parking badges will only be issued following receipt of the signed orientation certification form.

Thank you for your participation. Please contact Medical Staff Services at 409-236-7109 if you have any questions or problems accessing any of the online links.


Waqar Ahmad, MD, VPMA
CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System