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 has a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes discounted medical and dental insurance plans, retirement, 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 a 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.  

 

Clinic Assistant

Position Summary:   

Pay: $17/hr

The SCCC full time Clinic Assistant is responsible for assisting healthcare providers in the efficient and orderly delivery of medical services.  They provide quality, cost effective, and compassionate medical care and treatment of the defined patient population. The Clinic Assistant performs related duties as assigned by their supervisor and the healthcare provider they are paired with during their shift. 

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

Standards of Performance:

Promote the philosophy and mission of Summit Community Care Clinic;

Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for duties and tasks associated with the position;

Acquire, maintain and demonstrate appropriate knowledge level and competencies;

Demonstrate a commitment to service excellence and quality improvement;

Act as a representative of the clinic with patients, staff and the general public in a professional manner;

Essential Functions: 

Rooms patients prior to being seen by medical provider in a timely fashion.  This includes accurately taking and recording vital signs, patient’s chief medical complaint and a medical, surgical and social history. 

Assists medical provider with in-room patient care for requested procedures. Performs blood draws, specimen collection, wound care, ear washes, throat cultures, injections, pregnancy tests, electrocardiograph procedures and other lab duties as delegated.  Completes lab paperwork as dictated by current protocol.          

Keeps exam rooms cleaned, sterilized, and stocked between patients. Performs sterilization or disposal of contaminated supplies. Informs supervisor of need for supplies, repairs and equipment.  Performs all scheduled controls / tests on medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.  Performs cleaning and sterilization on all medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines. 

Consistently, accurately and objectively documents patient interactions and other information in Aprima.  Charting is accurate, timely, appropriate and understandable.

Completes lab tracking process in a timely and thorough manner as described in lab policy.  Complete lab call backs as delegated by provider.

Checks and documents calls to prescription refill line.  Processes  internal prescription dispensing according to protocol.

Maintains all aspects of patient confidentiality according to HIPAA requirements.

 Qualifications:    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to engage in each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:  Graduate of a medical assistant or certified nursing assistant school or completed EMT training preferred by not required.  At least one year of experience in a clinical setting.  Previous non-profit and/or volunteer experience preferred. 

Language Ability:  Ability to read, write and clearly speak the English and Spanish language.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with multiple variables. 

 Reasoning and Mental Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to exercise independent judgment. Self-directing and organized.  Ability to reason objectively.  Ability to assess, project and plan for patients needs.  Ability to interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.  Ability to document concisely, accurately and in timely manner.  Ability to handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.

Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, co-workers, administration, physicians and providers, community agencies, referral sources, regulators and other health team members.  Ability to enlist the cooperation of others.  High tolerance for stress.

 Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a solid knowledge of word processing software; spreadsheet software and database software. 

 Certificates and Licenses: Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician required.  Current Colorado licensure.  Current CPR card required. 

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Clinic Assistant - Part Time

Starting pay: $17/hr

The SCCC part time Clinic Assistant is responsible for assisting healthcare providers in the efficient and orderly delivery of medical services.  They provide quality, cost effective, and compassionate medical care and treatment of the defined patient population. The Clinic Assistant performs related duties as assigned by their supervisor and the healthcare provider they are paired with during their shift. This position requires some Saturdays.

Essential Functions: 

  • Rooms patients prior to being seen by medical provider in a timely fashion.  This includes accurately taking and recording vital signs, patient’s chief medical complaint and a medical, surgical and social history. 
  • Assists medical provider with in-room patient care for requested procedures. Performs blood draws, specimen collection, wound care, ear washes, throat cultures, injections, pregnancy tests, electrocardiograph procedures and other lab duties as delegated.  Completes lab paperwork as dictated by current protocol.          
  • Keeps exam rooms cleaned, sterilized, and stocked between patients. Performs sterilization or disposal of contaminated supplies. Informs supervisor of need for supplies, repairs and equipment.  Performs all scheduled controls / tests on medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.  Performs cleaning and sterilization on all medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines. 
  • Consistently, accurately and objectively documents patient interactions and other information in Aprima.  Charting is accurate, timely, appropriate and understandable.
  • Completes lab tracking process in a timely and thorough manner as described in lab policy.  Complete lab call backs as delegated by provider.
  • Checks and documents calls to prescription refill line.  Processes  internal prescription dispensing according to protocol. 
  • Maintains all aspects of patient confidentiality according to HIPAA requirements.
  • Maintains compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and provides medical assistance in accordance with those guidelines. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of such regulations and for the application of such guidelines in the workplace.
  • Maintains compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and provides medical assistance in accordance with those guidelines. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of such regulations and for the application of such guidelines in the workplace.

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Bilingual Patient Service Representative

Pay: $17/hr

The Patient Service 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. 

Essential Functions: 

1.  Operations:  Transitioning the Patient from the point of contact to their appointment, through to Patient checkout.  Maximizing Patient scheduling opportunities with attention to operational flow and the needs of the Patient 

2.  Patient Appointment Preparation:  Prepare Patient records for appointment readiness and integrated services with demographics verification, appointment history, and accurate evaluation of records completion for retention in the Electronic Records system

3.  Support revenue cycle management with payment collection

4.  Participate in Team huddles

5.  Standard Operating Procedures:  Support Trainer for maintenance of standard operating procedures 

Requirements:

Associates or bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Bilingual speaker required (English and Spanish)

Proficient customer service skills preferably healthcare but not required

Basic knowledge of digital system (including Microsoft Office Suite) required

Critical level of attention to detail, organizational skills and time management

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Dental Hygienist

Starting pay: $38/hr

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 Lead Dental Hygienist 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. The Dental Hygienist performs related duties as assigned by the Dental Clinic Manager and the Chief Dental Officer.  Performs dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral disease.

Essential Functions: 
1.   Provides dental hygiene services, under the supervision of the Lead Dental Hygienist and Chief Dental Officer, following the established protocols, including but not limited to:  conducting daily dental hygiene clinic; establishing patient history through interview, and oral hygiene education. 
2.   Assists all Integrated Care Clinics by performing triage, screening dental radiographs and preparing the patient for the dentist.
3.   Ensures appropriate documentation and maintenance of dental records.
4.   Performs Case Management
5.  Maintains compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and provides assistance in accordance with those guidelines.  Responsible for maintaining knowledge of such regulations and for the application of such guidelines in the workplace.
6.  Acts as a representative of Summit Community Care Clinic with local dentists and their staffs, dental schools, dental laboratories, service clubs and organizations, patients, and the general public, acting in a professional and responsible manner.
7.   Understand and performs Case Management to ensure completed treatment planning.
8.   Performs other related job duties as determined by the Lead Dental Hygienist and Chief Dental Officer.
·    Clinic OSHA Leader
·    Cultural Competency Team
·    Maintains Emergency Kit

Requirements:
At least one (1) year experience as a Dental Hygienist in a dental office setting preferred.
Licensed in Colorado
Current CPR certification
Current Anesthesia certification by the State of Colorado or within one year of employment
Knowledge of Healthcare setting, preferably in a non-profit 
Knowledge of Federal, State, and institutional regulations and guidelines for the provision of dental outpatient services.
Ability to independently assess the nature and extent of dental, periodontic, and associated conditions and pathology in dental outpatients.

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Integrated Behavioral Health Provider

Starting pay $29-$36/hr

Position Summary:  
An Integrated Behavioral Health provider provides quality clinical mental health (behavioral health) counseling to adults, couples, and families. Also provides comprehensive diagnostic mental health services including: brief assessments, interventions, psycho education, referrals and consultations for patients in the mental health and primary care setting. Provision of services is through a Federally Qualified Health Center and takes place in an integrated care setting. Position is full time, 35-40 hours a week.

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Bilingual Patient Service Representative, Dental - Leadville & Frisco Offices

Pay: $17/hr

This position requires three days at our Leadville Dental Office and one day at our Frisco Dental Office.

Description:

The  Dental Patient Service 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 Dental Clinic.

Operations:  Transitioning the Patient from the point of contact to their appointment, through to Patient checkout.  Maximizing Patient scheduling opportunities with attention to operational flow and the needs of the Patient 

Patient Appointment Preparation:  Prepare Patient records for appointment readiness and integrated services with demographics verification, appointment history, and accurate evaluation of records completion for retention in the Electronic Records system

Support revenue cycle management with payment collection

Participate in Team huddles

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Covid-19 Services Coordinator

Starting Pay: $17/hour

We are currently recruiting for a Covid-19 Services Coordinator.  The Covid-19 Services Coordinator is the first point of contact between the Patient and our Clinic with responsibilities for assisting with COVID-19 vaccine operations and supporting the patient either in person or via the phone with a welcoming voice and offering a professional invitation into our clinic. This position is in a temporary capacity that could lead into a permanent role with the patient services team. We anticipate that this role will continue throughout the duration of the pandemic and remediation.

Essential Functions:  

  1. Operations:
    • Management of COVID-19 vaccination schedule, outreach calls to patients eligible for the vaccine or on the waitlist.
    • Assist Clinic Manager and Director of Operations with logistics of vaccine pods as assigned.
    • Receiving and making calls in relation to the Covid19 vaccine clinic. 
  2. When not managing Covid-19 related tasks, will assist with transitioning the patient from the point of welcoming the patient into the waiting room to readiness for their appointment start by gathering insurance information and more.
  3. Assisting with managing external and internal calls.  
  4. Patient Account Management:  Update and maintain accurate patient account records with updates received and document retention in the Electronic Records System.  Support patient with access to on-line portal.
  5. Support revenue cycle management with payment collection.
  6. Participate in Team huddles.
  7. Any other duties as assigned.

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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.

We couldn’t do what we do without the help of various highly-qualified Volunteer Medical Providers and committed individuals and other specialists with a desire to help patients and the community.

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       970-368-1532

 

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 6-week 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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Need help getting to an appointment? Our staff can assist those with disabilities in arranging transportation.

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