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Medical Assistant

Company: Boulder Community Health
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time, Days. 40 hours/week. $3,000 Sign-On Bonus Available! *not available for current BCH staff.

Pay Range is between $20.19-$27.32/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience.

Qualified locations may have potential for additional pay incentive of an extra $2/hr. Ask your recruiter!

Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.


Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of physicians.

Boulder Community Hospital (BCH) Primary Care Physician Clinics are guided by the philosophy of the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The medical home organizes care around patients, while engaging a multidisciplinary Care Team working proactively to coordinate and track care for each individual patient.


Education or Formal Training

  • Graduate from a Medical Assistant program preferred, or
  • Colorado LPN license in good standing preferred, or
  • Pass a national Medical Assistant Certification exam preferred. Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registrations, etc.)

    BLS certification required by the end of conditional period.

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability
  • Knowledge of medical assistant scope of practice to assist in assessing patient needs and administering and evaluating patient care.
  • Knowledge of human growth and development to inform and guide interaction with and care for patients ages newborn to geriatric.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of CLIA, OSHA and Joint Commission regulations.
  • Knowledge of Corporate Compliance regulations.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Skill in taking vital signs.
  • Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, physicians, and the public.
  • Ability to work within a Care Team
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Fluency in Spanish may be required by a physician.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply written guidelines and procedures to standard work practices. Experience

    One to two years experience in a clinic preferred.

    Essential functions
  • Performs selected nursing and administrative duties.
  • Prepares patients ages newborn to geriatric for examination and treatment. Takes patient histories, vital signs and thoroughly documents in patient chart.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms in orderly manner with necessary instruments and supplies.
  • Performs venipunctures and fingerstick phlebotomy, throat cultures, urinalysis, EKG's, and other laboratory procedures as directed.
  • Phones in patient prescriptions and documents accordingly in patient chart.
  • Screens telephone calls for appropriate referral/triage and documents accordingly.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licensure.
  • Administers immunizations and other injections (including IM, SQ, and intradermal).
    About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

    Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!

    EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

Keywords: Boulder Community Health, Boulder , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Boulder, Colorado

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