Medical Assistant

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*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at*

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Advanced Reproductive Medicine

Medical Assistant (Health Care Tech I)

Position #729845 - Requisition 13108

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Advanced Reproductive Medicine has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Medical Assistant (Health Care Tech I) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

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Job Summary:
The Reproductive Endocriniology practice sees patients for a variety of infertility problems and also for various gynecologic disorders. This practice provides diagnosis and treatment for these patients at a practice location in Denver, CO.

The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is currently seeking applications for a Medical Assistant (Health Care Technician I). This full-time, University Staff (unclassified) position in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be responsible for assisting physicians and nurses in the Denver practice by setting up the patient rooms; clearing and preparing rooms; cleaning equipment; providing basic patient monitoring, education and counseling; obtaining vitals; conducting blood draws and using the blood analyzer machine; assisting during procedures; performing semen analyses and hormonal assays; answering phones, scheduling patients; checking in patients; collecting copays; registering patients; checking messages on front desk and nurse phones; and returning calls to patients.

This position will follow established work procedures and will operate within standard guidelines when setting up rooms, clearing and preparing equipment for procedures and running labs. This position is responsible for operating independently when assisting physicians and nurses with medical procedures.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Prepare exam rooms for procedures and exams including setting up sterile and non-sterile procedure trays and setting up the exam table.
  • Assist physicians during exams and procedures, including basic patient monitoring (e.g., blood pressure, pulse, etc) and handling non-sterile supplies.
  • Maintain clinic equipment including cleaning equipment after procedures and preparing instrument trays for sterilization.
  • Clean exam rooms and ultrasound rooms after exams and procedures, including disposal of non-hazardous materials (patient drapes, etc.)
  • Assist Practice Manager with chart set-up, equipment and supply monitoring and ordering and patient follow-up.
  • Perform hormonal tests; use of the analyzer machine.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program is required at the time of application.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Posses a current and valid CPR Certification, or be willing, able and eligible to secure certification within 30 days of hire. Failure to complete certification within 30 days may result in termination of employment.
  • Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program and posses a current and valid Medical Assistant Certification, OR be willing, able and eligible to obtain certification within six months of hire. Failure to complete certification within 6 months may result in termination of employment.

Must be willing and able to...
  • Lift, push, and/or pull up to 20 lbs.
  • Work in an environment that may expose you to fumes, chemicals, liquid nitrogen, extreme cold, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.
  • Sit and stand for long periods of time, frequently walk, and bend/stoop, as well as execute repetitive motions.
  • Work with complex and sharp laboratory equipment, and various chemical and biological solutions.
  • Wear appropriate safety equipment when handling biological samples and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work within a high-level secured facility.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience providing medical assistance in an OB/GYN and/or Reproductive medical office.
  • Experience scheduling patients for appointments using electronic software.
  • Experience taking blood pressure and pulse.
  • Experience performing blood draws.
  • Experience setting up sterile and non-sterile procedure trays and medical procedure rooms.
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and a fast learner.
  • Excellent time management, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to follow established work procedures and standard guidelines related to patient/practice support in the Reproductive Endocrinology Practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical chart preparation and set-up and lab form completion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to LuAnn Lacey at [email protected]

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Denver

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21583 - SOM-OB/GYN ARM

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 2, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: LuAnn Lacey

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00729845





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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 4/25/2018
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