Make a Difference at the Care Clinic

The Care Clinic provides rewarding, mission-driven careers in the heart of the beautiful Colorado mountains. As a member of the Care Clinic team, you will make an important difference in the lives of the patients you serve.

The Care Clinic offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including discounted medical and dental insurance plans (see employee contribution rates here), a retirement plan, and up to 3 weeks of paid time off with paid holidays.

As a leader in worksite wellness, we support a healthy work-life balance through weekly onsite yoga, shared ski pass use, and discounted recreation center memberships. Continuing education, training, and scholarship opportunities are provided to help build knowledge and experience, and federal malpractice insurance (Federal Torts Claims Act) is included for providers.  

 

IT Director

Position Summary: The IT Director is responsible for: Leading the IT staff, overseeing, implementing, and upgrading the technical infrastructure of the organization to support the goals of the clinic. In addition, support the staff with the tools required to accomplish their job in an effective manner. Also, devising business continuity strategies, establishing technical policies and procedures as well as acting as the Summit Community Care Clinic’s Technology Security Officer.

Starting Salary: $86,312 - $98,000

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Dentist

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Dental Director, the Dentist is responsible for administering, maintaining, and expanding a program of primary (and in selected cases, secondary) care and preventive dental care in a community health center setting. The Dentist works in a close team with the Dental Coordinator to provide consistent supervisory guidance to dental staff, especially in clinical matters.

**New Dentists may be eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus**

Starting Salary: $140,000 - $175,000

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Dental Hygienist – Full Time or Part Time

Position Summary: The Care Clinic Dental Hygienist is responsible for the delivery of professional dental hygiene services to the patients of the Clinic Dental Program, working under the administrative supervision of the Dental Hygiene Director and Chief Dental Officer. The hygienist assumes responsibility for the goals of the hygiene program, monitoring progress and implementing changes that will help meet goals. Provides quality dental hygiene care to the patient population and makes appropriate referrals as needed. Performs dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral disease. Student loan repayment opportunities are available for full-time RDH employees. 

Salary: $45.00 - $50.00

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Patient Services Representative - Medical

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Patient Services Representative (PSR) is the first point of contact with our patients, from checking in through to checking out and/or rescheduling appointments. The PSR is the liaison between the Revenue Cycle partners: the patient, front desk, billing, and our clinical teams. They will ensure that appointments, patient demographics, accounts, and insurance verification is in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) accurately. Assist patients with paperwork, consent forms, payments, and other check in processes when they arrive for their appointment. They will be knowledgeable in all programs of the clinic.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $22.00

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Director of Finance

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Finance manages the daily operating activities of accounting, finance, and payroll processing. The individual plans, organizes and implements activities and procedures to effectively manage all finance functions for the Summit Community Care Clinic in relation to accounts payable, payroll processing, cash management, and financial statement preparation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. This individual effectively supervises the Accounting Staff, which includes staff hiring, training, performance evaluation, corrective action, motivation, and morale. The Director of Finance sets performance standards and implements monitoring mechanisms to ensure staff performance meets the Chief Financial Officer’s established expectations and provides support for analysis and information needed to make major operational, financial, and strategic decisions.

Starting Salary: $73,000 - $91,000

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Health Coach

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Health Coach (HCHN) will promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by supporting patients in adopting healthy behaviors. The Health Coach shall utilize clinic data to drive programmatic decision making. This person will be responsible for tracking quality assurance measures, reducing barriers to accessing care, and identifying needs of our patients and the clinic.

The Health Coach may assist in development and implementation of health education programs. They may research and develop health education materials. They will facilitate related support groups, implement health education courses, and conduct outreach programs. HCHN’s will coordinate publicity for programs, events, and related activities. They may facilitate projects or activities related to attaining or maintaining accreditation, conduct or participate in research projects related to health issues, and provide skill training related to health issues.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $26.00

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School Based Health Center – Clinic Associate

Position Summary: The Medical Assistant Service Representative position is the combination of a Medical Assistant and Patient Service Representative. This position is the first point of contact between the student, student’s family, and school district staff. The Medical Assistant Service Representative is responsible for supporting patients and assisting healthcare providers in the efficient, orderly delivery of healthcare services. This includes scheduling, patient outreach, and ensuring care is coordinated and integrated between all three service lines (medical, dental, and behavioral health). Furthermore, the Medical Assistant Service Representative performs related medical assistant duties as assigned by the SBHC Medical Assistant Supervisor and the healthcare provider they are paired with during their shift.

The Medical Assistant Service Representative must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients, staff, and volunteers.  They provide respectful and professional care focused on the patient's individual needs.  In addition, they sustain a safe and confidential environment.

This position is based at the Park County School Based Health Center located in the Park County School District Administration Building in Fairplay, CO. The location of this position can be changed due to the needs of Summit Community Care Clinic. Therefore, the Medical Assistant Service Representative may be asked to work at our main clinic, other SBHC locations, or any satellite locations. This position may be scheduled Monday through Saturday with occasional later shifts to accommodate our patient population.

Starting Salary: $24.00 - $26.00

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Patient Services Representative - Dental

Position Summary: The Patient Services Representative is the first point of contact between the Patient and our Clinic with responsibilities for supporting the Patient either in person or via the phone, a welcoming voice and offering a professional invitation into our Clinic.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $22.00

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Dental Assistant Lead - Lake County Dental

Position Summary: The Lake DA Lead is responsible for day-to-day operations at Lake County Dental as it pertains to the back of the house. This position is responsible for high quality patient care by assisting the doctor at the top of their Tier Training. The Lake DA Lead is also responsible for ordering, inventory, lab cases and maintenance for Lake County Dental including hygiene supplies and hygiene room maintenance in accordance with SCCC and OSHA’s best practices. Other duties include helping the front desk to keep the schedule full and a mentor to less experienced DAs scheduled to work at Lake County Dental. 

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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SBHC Integrated Behavioral Health Provider

Position Summary: The Integrated Behavioral Health Provider acts as an independent clinician who provides behavioral health counseling to children, adults, and families in a school-based health care setting. The integrated behavioral health provider works closely with primary care providers, dental providers, psychiatry, and school systems in treating behavioral health conditions. As a part of the primary care team, the Integrated Behavioral Health Provider will provide comprehensive diagnostic and behavioral health services including brief assessments, interventions, psycho education, referrals, and consultations for patients in school-based health clinic settings. Integrated Behavioral Health Providers work from a systems and community perspective to formulate treatment conceptualizations, interventions, and case management goals.

Integrated Behavioral Health Providers will develop treatment plans with their patients/family system and care teams and utilize evidence based psychosocial interventions to achieve treatment goals. Integrated Behavioral Health providers may engage in several types of therapeutic modalities in this clinical setting, which may include play therapy, individual therapy, group therapy and case management The Integrated Behavioral Health Provider must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients and provide respectful and considerate care focused on the patient's individual needs. 

Integrated Behavioral Health Providers who work in the School Based Health Centers are hired with the knowledge that their regular hours are commiserate with the academic calendar year. Due to the seasonality of these positions this position will maintain a yearly contract, renewed annually in commiseration with the academic school year. The intent of the contract is to establish an agreed upon prorated payment and time off schedule that is reflective of the school schedule in which you work. It is also intended to establish clear expectations for days worked and days not worked throughout the academic school year and summer breaks. This contract will be established upon hire. SCCC and the employee agree that full-time benefits will be maintained during periods of extended leave due to school closure. Documentation by employee and SCCC may be required to maintain benefit eligibility.

Starting Salary: $32.00 - $40.00

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Staff Physician

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Staff Physician is responsible for the delivery of professional medical services, supervision of staff, residents, and students. The Staff Physician plays an active role in Quality Improvement activities within the clinic. 

The Physician must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients and provides respectful and considerate care focused on the patient's individual needs. The Physician will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families, and personnel. This position will start at the Care Clinic on July 1, 2023. 

Starting Salary: $195,000 - $205,000

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Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary: The Nurse Practitioner will provide safe, effective, and quality primary, preventive, and evidence-based health care to patients in a culturally competent manner, focusing on health promotion and disease prevention.

The Nurse Practitioner must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients and provide respectful and considerate care focused on the patient's individual needs. The Nurse Practitioner will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families, and personnel.

Starting Salary: $94,500 - $118,000

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Patient Services Representative – School Based Health Center (Park County)

Position Summary: The Park SBHC Patient Service Representative (PSR) is the first point of contact between the student and their families and our School Based Health Center with responsibilities for supporting the student and their families either in person or via the phone, a welcoming voice and offering a professional invitation into our clinic. This will include scheduling, patient outreach, and ensuring care is coordinated and integrated between all three service lines (medical, dental, and behavioral health). The Park SBHC PSR is located at the School Based Health Center in the school’s administration building in Fairplay, CO. The Park County School District holds classes Monday – Thursday each week. During non-school hours, the PSR may be asked to work at the administration offices at the main Care Clinic in Frisco.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $22.00

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Work Locations

The Care Clinic is located in Frisco, Colorado but has satellite clinics throughout Summit County and in Lake and Park Counties. Any direct patient care position may be required to work in any location of the operations at any time if business needs arise. All efforts to accommodate employee restrictions and schedule requests will be made, but emergent needs may override primary work schedules and locations.

Thank you for considering volunteering at our Clinic.

Specialty providers donate more than 1000 hours annually at the Care Clinic and play a vital role in assuring access to care for our patient population.  

Residents, Volunteers, Interns & Job Shadows

Students, interns, and trainees are encouraged to send their cover letter and introduction letter to careers@summitclinic.org. Students of all levels who are interested in rotations, job shadows, and internships will need to complete all necessary paperwork prior to beginning any clinical work. If you are interested in becoming involved in community health or have questions, please submit all details about your interest, program, and requirements to Human Resources at: 

careers@summitclinic.org

 

Rural Rotation Site for Family Medicine Residents

The Care Clinic is a recognized rural rotation site for family medicine residents through the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies. Residents serve 4-week rotations, gaining experience in all aspects of primary care service delivery including obstetrics, pediatrics, chronic care management and office-based procedures.   Program supervision is provided by the Chief Medical Officer and board-certified Family Medicine physicians.

 

Dental Assistant Training

The Care Clinic’s dental program provides training program for dental assistants. Training is based on a textbook, lectures and on-the-job experience.

 

NIMAA

The Care Clinic is a training site for the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA). Scholarships are available for the program - contact mshell@summitclinic.org. Its innovative training model combines in-clinic experience with concurrent flexible on-line learning at an affordable cost. Students complete an 8-month post-secondary program prepared for meaningful entry-level employment in team-based primary care settings. For more information about the NIMAA training program go to https://nimaa.org/

 

Volunteer Specialty Care Providers

Specialty care providers donate more than 1,000 hours of service to Care Clinic patients annually.  Services currently provided include dermatology, endocrinology, orthopedics, rheumatology, neurology, behavioral health, and dietary counseling.  

 

American Psychological Association

The Care Clinic is a site for the American Psychological Association Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship in Psychology via the Colorado Psychology Internship Consortium (CO-PIC).

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Behavioral Health Advanced Practicum and Master’s Internship Training Program

The Care Clinic is a training site for Advanced Practicum students and Master’s Internship placements.  Placements are typically either in the school or clinic setting, with supervision provided by the Chief Behavioral Health Officer. All positions are unpaid. 

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