Medical Assistant

Job no: 494636
Work type: Classified Staff Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Student Life, Administrative/Office Support, Skilled Craft/Trade

Position Title: Medical Assistant
Residency Requirement: Applicants must be a Colorado resident.
Job Description:

The Coulter Student Health Center provides quality primary health care and information, health counseling and education to all eligible students at the Colorado School of Mines. It also monitors compliance with state requirements for immunizations.

The Medical Assistant provides comprehensive health care and education, primarily to the student population of Mines. This includes interviewing patients for primary complaint, obtaining vital signs, updating patient's medication list and documenting pertinent medical history in the Electronic Medical Record. The Medical Assistant also provides comprehensive administrative support to the department.

Responsibilities:

 Under the direction of the provider, the Medical Assistant is responsible for charging and charting all procedures, treatments and medications. Will call in prescriptions and complete prior authorizations, release of information, placement and follow-ups for referrals. Stocks and cleans exam rooms and treatment rooms, cleans and sterilizes equipment in emergency situations. Provides broad administrative support to the department that may include assisting with student inquiries and request, and managing and managing administrative tasks. Other duties include report writing, managing accounting associated with department activity, immunization compliance, managing departmental web presence, and assisting in supervision of student workers.

Provides broad administrative support to the department that may include assisting with student inquires and requests, and managing administrative tasks. Other duties include report writing, managing accounting associated with department activity, immunization compliance, and managing departmental web presence, assisting in supervision of student workers.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or GED and be a certified medical assistant. Please submit a copy of your certificate with your application. Daily interaction with a diverse population of students requires this position to possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills.  Must have excellent attention to detail in order to perform accurate charting and good interview and assessment skills in order to successfully gather information from patients.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a family practice or urgent care/ER facility
  • Experience in office-performed procedures such as phlebotomy, allergy shots and immunizations
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience working with college students in a campus health center
  • Front desk reception experience
How to Apply: To view the complete posting and apply online click here.
Other Compensation: Mines offers a comprehensive portfolio of benefits, including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability plans and retirement plans. Mines employees enjoy 12 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefit and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu
Background Investigation Required: Yes
Drug Screening Required: Yes
Physical Demands Screening Required: No

Advertised: Mountain Standard Time
Applications close: Mountain Standard Time

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