Health Care Tech I

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine – The Barbara David Center

Health Care Technician I

Position #00778793 – Requisition #19237

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Barbara Davis Center – Pediatric Clinic  has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Health Care Technician I position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Positions in this series provide support in delivering psychiatric, developmentally disabled, special education, or nursing care and therapeutic treatment to an assigned client population. Duties include supervising clients in a variety of settings; observing and reporting client behavior, physical condition, reactions to medications; participating as a team member in group therapy sessions; performing preventative and practical nursing procedures, such as taking and recording client’s vital signs; teaching basic living skills, hygiene, and social skills and explaining various routines and expectations; providing immediate crisis intervention when required; and maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment. Those positions with required licensure may administer prescribed treatments and medications under the supervision of a registered nurse. Some positions may work in security settings where the positions follow policies and procedures to ensure the safety of themselves and others.

Nature of Work

This is an opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) position at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes. The person hired will be responsible for providing clinical and administrative support at the BDC and as assigned, at outreach clinics.

Supervision Received

This position reports to the Quality Improvement manager and the Assistant Medical Director, Dr. Alonso. Supervision will include training and oversight for the position’s responsibilities. The position is part of the Pediatric clinic team and the employee will be expected to assist the staff members within that section.

Supervision Provided

No supervision of others is required of this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is position requires interest in patient care and administrative tasks, the ability to be self-directed, detail-oriented, and adaptable in a high-intensity environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required as well. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Function as MA at BDC Pediatric clinic by doing height, weight, blood pressure and device downloads.
  • Help blood draws as needed
  • Give flu shots per provider’s order
  • Administer depression screen as needed
  • Order pump supplies as needed
  • Entering lab results from outside labs and BDC 4th floor lab into EPIC
  • Practicing good HIPAA compliance
  • Other duties as assigned
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or the hiring range) for this position starts at $35,652 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

This position may be 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:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].


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.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications

Minimum of a high school diploma required

Preferred Qualifications 

1-year work experience in a medical setting preferred.

Experience working with medical professionals is desirable.

Medical Assistant experience required

Electronic Medical Record and medical terminology knowledge highly desirable

Working Conditions

Position requires Monday-Friday hours based on clinic appointment schedule. The position will be located at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes on the University of Colorado at Denver Anschutz campus in Aurora, Colorado.

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

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Job Category: Health Care
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 18, 2020
Unposting Date: Oct 2, 2020, 1:59:00 AM




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Posted: 9/20/2020
Application Due: 10/3/2020
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