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CommonSpirit Health Department Support Assistant in DES MOINES, 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.


  • 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


  • 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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Requisition ID 2021-181782

Employment Type Per Diem

Department CT Scanner

Hours / Pay Period .01

Shift Weekend

Standard Hours weekends

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ 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.