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CommonSpirit Health Surgery Scheduler - Vascular Iowa Heart in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Under supervision, schedules and coordinates all inpatient and outpatient procedures. Obtains insurance pre-certification for all insurances requiring pre-certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Schedules patients for testing, procedures, and admissions.

  • Notifies patients on upcoming procedures and tests.

  • Obtains the necessary pre-certification authorizations for all scheduled inpatient and outpatient procedures.

  • Notifies patient and appropriate personnel of the date, time, procedure and place, and answers questions.

  • Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information via the computer, to verify demographics and updates information as needed from hospital into Iowa Heart Center

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Accurate typing skills with high rate of speed as acquired at high-school level.

  • Minimum of three-years experience as Administrative Secretary/Assistant.

  • Computer and word processing skills required.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ 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 2020-134972

Employment Type Full Time

Department Adult Clinic

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-WEST DES MOINES

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