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CommonSpirit Health Ward Clerk in CENTERVILLE, Iowa


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.


Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the clerical and reception duties of the nursing unit. Interacts with patients, visitors, and staff of all ages. Presents a ready smile and pleasant demeanor in all interactions.

  2. Answers the telephone and call lights as soon as possible. Always pleasant and cordial in interactions with staff, visitors and patients.

  3. Daily refrigerator temperature and supply checks and orders.

  4. Schedules follow up appointments for patients with provider offices.

  5. Faxes essential records to providers.

  6. Scan’s EKGs into the electronic medical record

  7. An advocate for patients and their families

  8. Orders unit’s supplies.

  9. Updates daily assignment board, census sheet, Ascom phone assignments and Cerner patient lists for staff each shift.

  10. Orders forms for station and file cabinets. Works with safety as a first priority.

Other duties as assigned by management. Is a team player and assists staff as needed/requested.


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

HS diploma

Required Licensure and Certifications


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Mandatory Reporter

PREFERRED Qualifications

Secretarial classes or certificate.

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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 2020-135402

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical Acute

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne Centerville

Shift Evening

Standard Hours 2p-10:30p

Work Schedule 8 Hour