Medical Assistant

Boulder, CO
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Join our team at the University of Colorado Boulder as a Medical Assistant in the student health center! We are currently accepting applications for this position on our beautiful campus located just minutes from the mountains in sunny Boulder, Colorado.

Who we are:

Wardenburg Health Services staff understands and is committed to the unique health concerns of our student population, making us an unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness at CU Boulder. We provide a comprehensive range of health care services in several on-campus locations. The Wardenburg Medical Clinic provides a wide range of health care services for students including, but not limited to: primary care for illnesses and injuries, as well as chronic conditions, physicals, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, allergy shots, vaccinations, travel health care, and concussion care.

As a Medical Assistant at CU Boulder, you will receive excellent benefits including:
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • EcoPass for free RTD rides
  • An unparalleled retirement plan

This position assists the providers (Physician/APN) in the Wardenburg Medical Clinic to aide in clinic flow, productivity, and continuity of care to patients and the University of Colorado Boulder community.

As a Medical Assistant, you will be responsible for performing both front and back office duties. Duties may include obtaining patient's chief complaint, significant medical history, allergies, current medications, family medical history, and vital signs. You will also perform basic office procedures; referral placement and follow-up; ordering labs; ordering and stocking medical supplies; and implementing provider's plan of treatment through assisting in direct patient care procedures. In addition to clinical assisting, this position will be responsible for some admin duties such as answering phones and scheduling.

Our openings in the Wardenburg Medical Clinic are full-time (40 hours per week) during the academic year and part-time (up to 32 hours per week) in the summer. Hours are Monday-Friday; 8 hour shifts with an occasional Saturday rotation.

We are seeking customer-oriented people with a strong work ethic to reflect reliability, self-motivation, and a positive attitude. Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. You will need to be able to function with minimal supervision on a daily basis.

What we can offer:

Hourly Salary starting at: $16.40.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be engaged. Be supportive. Be impactful. Be Boulder.


What we require:
  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be certified or registered as a Medical Assistant in the State of Colorado
  • Must have a current BLS card/certification or ability to obtain one within 3 months of hire

What you will need:

The successful candidate will possess/demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
  • Reliability
  • Self-motivation
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of basic Medical Assisting duties
  • The position requires basic functional computer skills (experience of Windows based systems)

What we'd like you to have:
  • Professional experience with college student base health care
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record
  • Experience working in a fast paced medical clinic
  • Ability and the initiative to anticipate providers' needs for upcoming appointments

Special Instructions to Applicants:Please apply by June 6, 2017 for full consideration.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at

1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.

Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-09595.
Please do not upload references at this time.

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10450 - Wardenburg Health Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 16, 2017

Closing Date: Jun 6, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732721


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