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CommonSpirit Health Executive Assistant in DES MOINES, Iowa


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.


Are you a great communicator and thrive on providing top notch customer service? Consider joining our team as an Executive Assistant at MercyOne!

What You'll Do:

  • Manages all physician templates within Practice Manager System.

  • Prepares weekly physician schedules and sends to appropriate individuals.

  • Manages call schedules and equalizing call responsibilities.

  • Communicates regularly with staff regarding physician schedules.

  • Coordinates physician staffing by location based on utilization of physician resources.

  • Compiles physician call pay and loads into Kronos time system. Coordinates arrangements for meeting, conferences and personal travel for physicians and administration.

  • Coordinates student rotations with physicians from various academic programs.

  • Reconciles various monthly billing statements.

  • Answers telephone, screens calls and either personally handles or refers to appropriate individuals.

  • Performs all secretarial functions.

  • Processes incoming/outgoing mail and materials to facilitate reply by managers and providers.

MercyOne Des Moines provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

We invite you to join us today!


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of four-years experience as Administrative Secretary/Assistant preferably in a health care setting. Computer and word processing skills required.

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Requisition ID 2021-171970

Employment Type Full Time

Department Administration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours standarda

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne


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.