Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Job: Medical Assistant/EMT

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340 Printers Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80910
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Posted: 11/11/2015

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: a2j828v602vw

Job Type: Healthcare - Support Services Healthcare - ALL CATEGORIES

Jobing Description

ID: 4902
Title: Medical Assistant/EMT
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 28 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert, and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 800 employees and serves over 82,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Job-Specific Details

Clinic Type: Family Health

Job Summary

Direct support for patient care providers in the performance of routine and acute clinical functions pertinent to efficient, ambulatory patient care. Performs preliminary patient care, including vital signs, interviewing and documentation of the chief complaint. Collects lab specimens documents and routes to the lab with appropriate forms completed. Sterilizes and cleans instruments/equipment per agency protocols. Familiar with routine lab tests and procedures, able to recognize abnormal results and take appropriate action. Schedules appointments, and performs the necessary intake functions for arriving patients, assists in questions, and other patient service duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received: Clinical Team Manager
Supervision Exercised: N/A


Education: Graduated from a Medical Assistant Program. Registered/Certified Medical Assistant required. Certified EMT acceptable. Military applicant acceptable with equivalent training.

Work Experience: Externship completed. Previous ambulatory care experience preferred.

Cognitive Skills (Language, Math, Reasoning Ability): High language, math, reasoning and critical thinking abilities. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

Computer Skills: Basic computer knowledge required, keyboarding skills.

Certificates & Licenses: MA certificate/registered and current CPR (BCLS) certification required.

Physical Demands

Able to support/lift at least 50 pounds. Long periods of standing, moving, occasional periods of sitting. Hearing within normal range for telephone use. Must be able to get from one clinic site to related locations. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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