Medical Assistant

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has an opening for a

Medical Assistant

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.


The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU's compensation plan. RVU's full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.

RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.

RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Purpose

The Medical Assistant is responsible to perform a variety of health care functions to prepare patients and assist physicians in providing health care to patients.

Essential Job Functions
  1. Provide Direct Patient Services
    • Verify patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history into EMR; confirming purpose of visit.
    • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.
    • Perform office procedures such as IM/SQ injections of medications, including vaccination. Spirometry, EKG, phlebotomy, urine tests, throat and nasal cultures and others as needed.
    • Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  2. Assist Health Center Physicians
    • Help physicians with office procedures and minor surgeries.
    • Perform simple wound management.
    • Schedule patients for tests, follow up appointments.
    • Triage patient calls and counsel patients by transmitting physician's orders and answering questions.
  3. Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
    • Clean and sterilize materials and instruments following universal precautions.
    • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
    • Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
    • Prepare examination rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures.
  4. Greet patients at the front desk and verifying demographic and insurance information.
    • Scan insurance card.
    • Review all appropriate registration boxes to ensure all boxes are marked according to policy.
    • Verify insurance information 1 day prior to appointment.
    • Address any insurance issues with the patient prior to their arrival at the clinic.
    • Collect copays and balances due.
    • Monitor student shadow experience scheduling.
    • Complete the monthly on call attending physician scheduling with the attending physician and answering service.
    • Mark missed appointments as no-shows.
    • Ensure all new patient paperwork is completed and inputted into the computer.
    • Complete all medical records requests within 5 business days of receipt.
    • Scan and import all patient records into the charts weekly.
    • Review and work task box daily for practice and medical records.
    • Ability to multi-task.
    • Answer the phones, schedule appointments and route calls appropriately.
  5. Review quality assurance reports
    • Manage quality assurance reports from various insurances
    • Work quality metric work flow in Athena for compliance
    • Provide education and training to physicians and staff
Marginal Job Functions
  1. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  2. Serve and protect the practice by adhering to professional standard, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  3. Enhance practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  4. Perform other duties as assigned, including helping or substituting for the front desk secretary as needed
  5. Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
  6. Perform job responsibilities as part of the team; interact well with other members of the team.
  7. Participate in team and staff meetings as requested.
  8. Participate in staff development programs and promote team cohesiveness.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  1. Knowledge of common office procedures.
  2. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  3. Ability to learn a state of the art electronic medical records program.
  4. Ability to interview patients and to obtain necessary medical information.
  5. Ability to work efficiently.
  6. Analytical and problem solving skills
  7. Attention to details and high level of accuracy
  8. Ability to work with confidential medical records and maintain HIPAA policy and procedure.
  9. Ability to multi-task and problem solve innovatively.
  10. Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  11. Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  12. Willingness and ability to learn new skills as needed in the medical office environment.
  13. Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
  14. Proficiency in the use of computers and office equipment.
  15. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  16. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. High School diploma
  2. Diploma for completion of a medical assistant school or equivalent education
  3. 1 year plus previous medical assistant experience (not to include externship)
Preferred Qualifications
  1. 1 year plus previous medical assistant experience (not to include externship)
  2. 1 year plus experience in a primary care or internal medicine office
  3. 1 year plus experience with electronic medical records.
  4. Medical assistant state certification

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.

Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021.

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all position at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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