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Medical Assistant
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University of Colorado | Colorado Springs, CO
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Job Description

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report. Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.: http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com.

The Helen and Arthur E Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in collaboration with the City Employee Medical Clinic is seeking applications for a Medical Assistant.This is a full time, University Staff position that will be responsible for assisting with front and back office duties in our small family practice. Experience as a medical assistant is not necessary and new graduates are welcome.

Examples of Work Performed:

* Assist with patient check-in, exams, minor office procedures including set-up, clean-up, patient prep and documentation in the electronic medical record. Administer injections, specimen collection and point of care testing.
* Interview patients, measure vital signs, review medication lists and document care provided per established guidelines.
* Prepare and disinfect exam rooms for each patient's visit. Ensure adequate supplies and equipment is cleaned and maintained per protocol.
* Assist with scheduling patients, phone messages, keeping referral information up to date.
* Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Friendly, patient oriented
* Reliability, self-motivation, positive attitude
* Oral and written communication skills
* Strong knowledge of basic MA duties
* Basic functional computer skills and the ability/initiative to anticipate providers' needs for upcoming appointments

Salary Range: $31,200 - $34,000

This position has been determined to be non-exempt from (eligible for) overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigation include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for those with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Minimum Requirements:

* High School diploma or GED
* Certification or registered as a Medical Assistant in the State of Colorado
* Current BLS card/certification
* Able to work a set schedule of Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri 7:30 - 4:30, Wed 8:30 - 6:00

About University of Colorado

University of Colorado Hospital is the Rocky Mountain region's leading academic hospital, which means it is always among the first - and sometimes is the first - to bring new treatments to the bedside. UCH has long been recognized as one of the United States' best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and independent ratings agencies like HealthGrades, the American Nurse Credentialing Association and University HealthSystems Consortium. Though its practitioners provide care at many satellite clinics throughout Colorado, the hospital itself is based at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Co. It shares some of the most beautiful, advanced health care facilities anywhere with the physicians of the renowned, research-rich University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.