Medical Assistant

Job description

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Medical Assistant

Position #00002428 - Requisition #14884

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Medical Assistant position with the University Of Colorado College Of Nursing at its Campus Health Center clinic, on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. This position will provide quality care to patients and provide some front desk operations; 40 hours per week (will include weekend hours). Applicants should be educated and trained to perform clinical, administrative, and financial skills in a health care environment.

Clinic Description:

The Campus Health Center, with both physical and behavioral health care delivered by varied health disciplines through CU Health Partners, is designed to meet CU Anschutz student health and wellness needs. In addition, surrounding community members are welcome to access health services at this clinic.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Upholds strict compliance with University and professional policies/procedures
  • Greets patients
  • Measures and records vital signs
  • Records patient interview, history, and chief complaint
  • Provides patient education with regard to office policies, medications, diagnoses, treatment, plan of care, and follow-up
  • Prepares patients for examinations and performs routine screening tests
  • Assists providers with examinations and procedures
  • Performs phlebotomy and collection of other lab specimens
  • Performs basic lab tests
  • Prepares and administers medications with providers authorization
  • Changes dressings, applies bandages, removes sutures, and other first aid
  • Answers phone and schedules appointments
  • Inputs computer data and maintains electronic health record (EHR)
  • Completes paperwork for health and financial purposes, as needed
  • Uses CPR skills when required
  • Maintains supplies, equipment, stocking, and sterilizing instruments
  • Disposes of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards
  • Practices OSHA safety standards
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Performs accurate, legal, and ethical documentation (electronic/hard-copy) at all times

Salary and Benefits:

Hiring salary starts at $34,956 and is commensurate with skills and experience

This position is eligible for overtime compensation

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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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.

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. To ensure ARTS program integrity, prospective employees may be required to submit to pre-employment urine testing.


Minimum Requirements
  • Graduate from an accredited medical/nursing assistant school/program
  • Current Medical/Nursing Assistant Diploma
  • Prior medical office experience, this includes student externship

Conditions of Employment
  • Must possess a current BLS/CPR certification
  • Availability to work weekends on an as-needed basis

Preferred Requirements
  • Current Medical/Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Prior EHR (electronic health record) experience, this includes student externship
  • BS in health-related field
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Considerable degree of independent judgment and work priorities
  • Exemplary organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Unconditional ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Proficient in computer use and clinic software
  • Knowledge of current medical procedures and understanding of basic medical terminology
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients, their families, and other members of the health care team
  • HIPPA and OSHA compliance
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/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 Emily Hawker 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:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20468 - College of Nursing

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 29, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Hilary Hawker

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00002428





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Job No:
Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/29/2019
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