To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.Vail Health has become the world's most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.$3,000 sign on bonus and housing assistance available!About the opportunity: The Clinical Assistant performs patient care and is often the first point-of-contact for the patient. This role is important in relaying information between the patient and the provider. We're looking for someone who is interested in helping us with our mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care in a safe, convenient and comfortable environment.This full-time position will support our Dermatology Practice. They will primarily office out of Avon but will be required to travel between Clinics in Eagle County (Eagle, Avon, Vail) based on business needs and on which provider or team they are supporting.What you will do:Follows established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, OSHA Rules andRegulations, environmental and infection control standards.Obtains, monitors, and records vital signs, patient history, and invasive procedures;ensuring accuracy and proper documentation in the patient's Electronic Health Record(EHR).Fields patient phone calls promptly and in a professional manner.Assists providers and other clinical staff with examinations, procedures, and otherprocesses related to direct patient care.Prepares patient for scheduled procedures.Performs venipunctures, administers injections, and initiates intravenous therapy.Monitors medical condition of patient and report change to appropriate provider.Maintains patient documentation and communicates plan of care with provider.Arranges for provider ordered diagnostics or therapeutic services.Ensures cleanliness, adequate stock of supplies and functioning equipment inexamination rooms. Replaces supplies depleted on a daily basis.Cleans and sterilizes equipment and tools.Completes shift opening and closing procedures.Assists all providers and other clinical staff as needed and assigned.Completes other tasks/duties as assigned. This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.What you will need:Experience:Minimum of 2 years experience with applicable patient care and administrative duties preferredAbility to perform venipunctures, administer injections, and initiate intravenous therapy preferredBasic knowledge of medical terminology, medical equipment, HIPAA compliance and OSHA rules and regulations.License(s):One of the following is required:Medical Assistant:Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT)National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency TestingCertified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare AssociationMedical Assistant Certification (MAC) by the American Medical Certification AssociationNationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant by the National Association for Health ProfessionalsState of Colorado Emergency Medical Technician licenseState of Colorado Licensed Practical Nurse or valid compact state licenseState of Colorado Certified Nurse Aide licenseCertification(s):Basic Life Support (BLS) requiredComputer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Education: N/APay is based upon relevant education and experience. Pay Range:$23.20—$30.80 USD Benefits at Vail Health (Full and Part Time) Include:Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wagesParental leave (4 weeks paid)Housing programsChildcare reimbursement Comprehensive Health Benefits: MedicalDental VisionEducational Programs: Tuition Assistance Existing Student Loan RepaymentSpecialty Certification ReimbursementAnnual Supplemental Educational FundsPaid Time Off: Up to five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching Life insuranceShort and long-term disabilityRecreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Up to $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursementRecreation discountsPet insurancePRN (POOL) benefits include: Wellbeing reimbursement funds and 403(b) contribution eligibility
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.