Work in Iowa Healthcare Jobs

Job Information

Catholic Health Initiatives Dept. Support Assistant (Days) in NEWTON, Iowa

Dept. Support Assistant (Days)



Requisition #: 2019-R0255669

Post Date: 2 days ago

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72 (Days)


JOB SUMMARY: Provides secretarial and clerical services which facilitate smooth unit operation and patient care. Functions under direct supervision of Director Nursing Unit.


  • Initiates and assembles the medical record forpatients on the assigned unit.

  • Assists nursing staff with maintenance ofmedical record.

  • Transcribes physician orders in anaccurate/timely manner.

  • Double checks Physician orders throughout theshift and at the end of the shift.

  • Maintains / updates patient computer profile andcare area.

  • Posts results of diagnostic studies on medicalrecord.

  • Reports abnormal results to patient’s primarynurse as results are received.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • Facilitates patient discharge or transfer anddisbursement of the medical record.

  • Facilitates monitoring and ordering of papersupplies and chart packets.

  • Demonstrates commitment to customer service.

  • Demonstrates appropriate communication skills:i.e. telephone, computer, nurse-com, fax

  • Ordersand maintains and adequate number of supplies and charge items

  • Attendsat least 80% of the unit meetings, reads 100% of unit meeting notes,attends the majority of Town Hall meetings, and attends all mandatory in-services.


  • Ability to read, write, and follow written andoral instruction in English.

  • Ability to comprehend basic medical terminologyand radiology tests.

  • Ability to operate a computer efficiently.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Medical Secretarial course highly recommended.

EXPERIENCE: Prior secretarial/clerical experience helpful.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0255669

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Market: Skiff Medical Center

About Us

We are excited to share that CHI was named as one of America’s Best Employers 2019, by Forbes. Clickhereto learn more.

Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic