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Medical Assistant

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Assistant
Requisition Number: 48269
Location: Boulder Colorado
Employment Type: University Staff
Schedule: Full Time
Posting Close Date: 31-May-2023
Date Posted:
Job Summary
Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling career as a Medical Assistant? Wardenburg Health Services at CU Boulder encourages applications for a Medical Assistant!
Medical Assistants receive excellent benefits including 22 vacation days, access to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 10% employer contribution retirement plan, and more!
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Medical Services staff understand and are committed to the unique health concerns of our student population, making us an unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness! The Medical Clinic provides a wide range of health care services for students including: primary care for illnesses and injuries, as well as chronic conditions, physicals, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, allergy shots, vaccinations, travel health care, and concussion care.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Medical Assistance

  • Interview patient for primary complaint, acquire appropriate vital signs and document pertinent medical history in the Electronic Medical Record during the patient intake process:

  • Historical data collection of previous allergies; updating patients medication list, significant medical history, patient's family medical history and learning barriers.

  • Responsible for charging and charting for all procedures, treatments and medications given.

  • Implement provider's plan of treatment for patients of all ages primarily late adolescent and early adulthood population.

  • Assist in direct patient care procedures, gives prescribed medications and immunizations.

  • Call in prescriptions and complete prior authorizations.

  • Assist nurses and providers during procedures based upon competencies in Medical Services. Once oriented to the front office, may also be asked to be responsible for front office duties on a rotating basis.

  • Assist the RN and Provider staff in code situations as delegated by an RN or provider.

  • Stock the exam rooms including infection, prevention, and cleaning of the rooms between patients.

    Point of Care

    • Perform POC tests on patients on a regular basis, detailing tests in the EMR to reflect accurate charting and charging for any POC test performed.

    • Proficiency tests will be done once a year to keep compliance with CLIA regulations.

      EMR Documentation and CIIS (Colorado Immunization Information System) Documentation

      • Document and charge all procedures, POC, treatments and medications given in the EMR.

      • Perform charting and charging at the time of care.

      • To keep in compliance with AAAHC, there will be periodic audits of the medical assistant charts two times per year. All COVID vaccine administration will need to be detailed in CIIS.

        What You Should Know

        • This position will be on-campus.

        • This is a full-time position with the following work schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

          What We Can Offer

          • $20.50 per hour for certified MA's and $20.00 per hour for non-certified MA's.

          • Our outstanding benefits include:

          • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days, and 11 holidays per year.

          • Access to medical, vision, dental, and life insurance.

          • Tuition reimbursement.

          • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.

          • EcoPass for free RTD rides.

          • Opportunity for career growth!

            The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits ( , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder ( .
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            What We Require

            • High School diploma or GED.

            • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution by date of hire and eligibility to obtain and Medical Assistant registration/certification within six months of hire.

            • BLS certificate (upon hire or can be obtained within three months of hire).

              What You Will Need

              • Social skills.

              • Attention to detail and organization skills.

              • Motivated, adaptable, and accountable.

              • Digital literacy skills.

                Special Instructions
                To apply, please submit the following materials:

              • A current resume.

              • Optional: A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

                We may request references at a later time.
                Please apply by May 31, 2023 for consideration.
                Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs ( .
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