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Trinity Health Hospitalist Coordinator - Part-time - Evenings in Waterloo, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time



Position Purpose:

Serves as the primary contact for day-to-day operations, providing coordination, operational support and intervention for all functions related to the hospitalist department. Provides coordination and training to new hospitalist department colleagues and providers in conjunction with other department content specialists/trainers. Works jointly with various health system departments/operations to ensure coordinated workflow of patient admissions, consults, discharges throughout the health system. Coordinates monthly/quarterly physician schedules for two hospitals.

What you will Do:

  • Ensures efficient operation of the Hospitalist office.

  • Contributes feedback towards the selection, training, development, and assessment of providers.

  • Facilitates policies and procedures and maintains a consistent presence in the office and on nursing units to build positive relations with providers, nurses, case managers and other departments, gathering information to assist in workflows to reduce pages and duplicate workflows, etc.

  • Proactively partners with other departments/operations to streamline processes.

  • Works closely with administration, attends designated meetings, and participates in recording of minutes and attendance.

  • Answers telephones, directs calls, places pages and takes messages as needed.

  • Adheres to all safety, infection control and colleague health policies and procedures.


.5 FTE, 40 hour per pay period; typical hours are in the evenings 4:00pm to 7:30pm but may vary; this position may require some weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Performance requires ability to multitask, transition quickly and adapt to a constantly changing pace.

  • Must possess excellent & effective interpersonal communication skills - listening, verbal and written; required ability to work well in a very diverse environment.

  • Must possess excellent creative and positive problem-solving skills.

  • Projects positive behavior to department staff and guests as evidenced by direct observation and feedback from others.

  • Must be well organized and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision, which includes setting one's own priorities and actively seeking direction in case of conflict.

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