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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant Lead - Iowa Heart (Carroll, IA) in CARROLL, Iowa


MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping individuals live their best life.

With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne’s Central Iowa Region includes 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 – 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.



Under supervision, assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management of Iowa Heart Center’s (IHC) clinic patients.


  • Provides close leadership for the Carroll Office staff – including PAR’s, Medical Assistants and RN’s..

  • Acts as liaison between office staff and Manager and liaison between Carroll Office and other departments, may need to travel to other Iowa Heart Center offices.

  • Attends committee meetings as requested.

  • Maintains equipment.

  • Insures that all staff are current with all Mandatory requirements.

  • Develops and maintains daily and weekly schedules, including work flow

  • Provides orientation to the Clinical area for newly hired staff.

  • Assists Office Manager with supervision of all staff, including performance evaluations, processing time cards, disciplinary actions, hiring, job training, counseling, and terminations in coordination with Human Resources.

  • Maintains current policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for IHC competency completion

  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.



  • Graduate from an accredited program (CMA or RN), with 2 years clinical experience preferred.

  • Current CMA/RMA or RN certificate, in good standing.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks.

  • Valid Iowa Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law.

  • Cardiovascular Medical Terminology class completion within 1 year of hire.

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Requisition ID 2021-167702

Employment Type Part Time

Department Cardiology Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 24

Shift Day

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

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action 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.