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Trinity Health Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency Department - Full-time - Days in Waterloo, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Position Purpose:

Performs clerical duties that support the daily activities of nursing units. Works cooperatively with the nursing staff and other health team members to enhance quality patient care and patient satisfaction. Adheres to MercyOne's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of MercyOne.

What you will Do:

  • Acts as receptionist and assists in-patient care delivery when appropriate.

  • Prepares and maintains patient charts.

  • Assists in admission, transfer, and discharge processing.

  • Schedules treatments, procedures and tests, and arranges for patient transport.

  • Maintains and distributes unit supplies and materials

  • Performs additional duties.

  • Adhere to all safety, infection control and employee health policies and procedures.


.9 FTE; 72 hours per bi-weekly pay period; 12 hour shifts; will include a weekend and holiday rotation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Secretary, Medical Administrative Secretary, or Medical Assistant degree preferred.

  • Without Medical Secretary, prefer 3 years experience in a medical office/hospital setting.

  • Mandatory Reporter. BLS required if working in ED. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training (NVCI) within 6 months of hire if working in ED or Mental Health Unit.

  • High language, intermediate math, intermediate reasoning ability.• Typing with knowledge of medical terminology; Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.• Personal computer; mainframe information systems experience preferred, database software.• Basic computer experience

Position Highlights and Benefits

 We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:  

  • Wellness programs 

  • Personalized health, dental & vision insurance plans  

  • Paid time off 

  • Long- and short-term leave 

  • Retirement planning 

  • Life insurance coverage 

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides expert health care to eight counties. MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides excellent, personalized care close to home to the communities in the Cedar Valley. With 491 licensed beds between the three medical centers, each providing 24-hour emergency lifesaving care, MercyOne is there for you in critical moments:

  • MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center ( , an Area Level III Trauma Center and an accredited chest pain center

  • MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, ( Community Level IV Trauma Designation

  • MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center ( , Community Level IV Trauma Designation

With more than 2,500 colleagues, MercyOne is one of the largest employers in Northeast Iowa.

MercyOne Medical Group – Northeast Iowa is made up of more than 30 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Benton, Butler, Fayette and Tama counties.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran