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CommonSpirit Health DEPARTMENT SUPPORT ASSISTANT in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Performs administrative duties for the department. Greets patients and visitors. Checks in each patient, and announces arrival to the appropriate area of the hospital. Completes patient registration as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Operates PC, fax machine, copy machine and other office equipment as necessary.

  • Demonstrates proper phone etiquette and utilization of computers, including completion of exam, data entry, charting during procedure and prior to imaging.

  • Checks surgery and imaging records for completeness and follows up with appropriate personnel to ensure records are completed.

  • Collects and stickers patient charts.

  • Greets patient/visitors, check in each patient, and announces their arrival to appropriate area(s).

  • Acts as a liaison for patients and their families in the waiting room.

  • Communicates appropriately with staff, physicians, and other departments with the ability to prioritize in an environment that is often hectic and subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Performs registration functions as needed. Must maintain a high degree of accuracy in collecting patient demographics and insurance information from various sources.

  • Escort/transport patients as needed.

  • Manages office supply inventory

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.

  • Typing ability and basic computer skills.

  • One-year administrative experience preferred.

  • Medical terminology preferred.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-110878

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Radiology

Hours Per Pay Period 0

Facility MercyOne West Des Moines

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Varied

Work Schedule Varies

Location IA-DES MOINES

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