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.  

Job Listings

 

Bilingual Patient Service Representative

Starting pay $17.00/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. Bilingual preferred.

 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. School Based Health Clinic (SBHC):  If located at a SBHC Clinic, support the School District Health Aid for basic triage of student medical needs

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

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Funding Program Coordinator

Starting pay: $22.00/hour

The Funding Program Coordinator will promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health outcomes through grant programs of the Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC).  They are responsible for assisting staff with the efficient and timely management of grant applications, deliverables, deadlines, reporting and spend downs.  They act as a member of the Grant Team, as a Grant Lead, and as a resource and liaison to other designated grant leads to assure that all deliverables are met. This position involves frequent collaboration with the Grant Accountant for invoice and timekeeping allocations, Grant Department Manager on writing and applying for grants, and with all Grant Leads and Department Managers to ensure compliance with grant requirements.  This position reports to the Grant Department Manager. 

Essential Functions: 

1.       Grant Management:  Works in close collaboration with the Grant Team (specifically the Accountant and the Grant Department Manager) to implement all aspects of the Grant Program.  Acts as a lead on designated grants and/or as a liaison to designated Grant Leads to assure the timely and accurate completion of all grant objectives including expenditure of funds and achievement of objectives in accordance with the Scope of Work for each project. Provides training for staff related to Scope of Work.  

2.       Funder Relationships:  Communicates as needed and maintains positive relationships with funders on designated grants.  

3.       Reports:  Collects and reports data related to grant deliverables.  Works with Grant Leads to complete reports, gathering information from Grant Leads and supporting the report submission process.  

4.       Grant Writing:  Assists with grant writing, editing and submissions.  

5.       Grant Database:  Maintains grant tracking database (Grant Hub, Raiser’s Edge or other).  

6.       Grant Systems:  Works in collaboration with the Grant Team to design and implement protocols to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of grant processes. Participates in QI/QA efforts and/or performance improvement projects as directed by supervisor, including data collection, reporting and/or review of quality data.  

7.       Other:  Attends staff meetings. Other duties as assigned.  

 

Education/Experience

  • Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health or related field preferred.  Two or more years’ experience with grant writing, coordination or and/or reporting preferred.  Knowledge of the healthcare setting, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • Language Ability:  Ability to read, write and clearly speak the English language.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions with multiple linguistic cultural 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.  Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.  High level of attention to detail, organizational skills, and time management
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with co-workers, administration, physicians and providers, community agencies, referral sources, funders and other health team members.  Ability to enlist the cooperation of others.  High tolerance for stress.
  • Computer Skills:  A solid knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, electronic health records, and database software.  Experience with grant tracking software preferred.
  • Certificates and Licenses:  Current Basic Life Support card preferred. 

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Dental Assistant

Starting Pay: $17/hour

The SCCC Dental Assistant is responsible for the delivery of professional dental care services.  They assist the dentists and hygienists with procedures, room set-up, x-rays, language interpretation, and ensuring an organized and infection free environment.  The Dental Assistant performs specific duties as assigned by the Lead Dental Assistant, Dental Clinic Manager and Dental Provider.

Essential Functions: 

  1. Receives patient for treatment, performs mouth mirror inspection, identifies oral anatomy, and charts existing restorations. Performs coronal polishing procedures, applies topical fluoride, places pit and fissure sealants and gives patients preventive education and oral hygiene instructions. Takes, records and monitors vital signs
  2. Using the concept of four handed dentistry, assists the  dentist in restorative and surgical dental procedures and maintains field of operation during dental procedures through use of retraction, suction, irrigation, drying and placing or removing cotton rolls, etc. Mixes dental materials, places and removes retraction cord and matrix bands, removes sutures, places and removes dental dam, and removes permanent cement from supragingival surfaces
  3. Maintains proper and accurate records for dental patients
  4. Case Management: Thorough and effective explanation of treatment plans including scheduling; Referral to Alliance Dental Practices;Follow through on Treatment Plans
  5. Organizes and maintains the dental operatories
  6. Orders and maintains the proper level of supplies
  7. Producing and preparing radiographic images for the dentist
  8. Applies effective communication techniques, demonstrates knowledge of ethics, jurisprudence and patient confidentiality. Recognizes, understands and responds to dental and medical emergencies
  9. Central Sterilization Area – Weekly Sterilization Testing
  10. Understand and complies with OSHA requirements as determined by the OSHA Officer

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:  

  • High School Diploma required
  • Onsite Dental Training Program offered

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 patient’s 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. 

 

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Behavioral Health Provider - Leadville

Starting pay $29-$36/hr

This job description in no way states that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Supervisors may request additional job related duties to performed by employee.

Position Summary:  This position is located at our Leadville, Colorado School Based Health Center locations.

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.Summit Community Care Clinic uses an integrated health treatment model and Behavioral Health (BH) Providers work closely with primary care providers, dental providers, psychiatry and health educators. Therapeutic modalities include individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, group therapy, short term and long term treatment, crisis response, outreach, and case management. BH providers work from a systems perspective and a community perspective to formulate treatment conceptualizations, interventions and case management. Clinical acuity in this population has a broad range and providers work with the interface of mental health and social determinants of health as well as the physical manifestations of health.

 

The Behavioral Health Provider, as part of the primary care treatment team identifies, triages and manages patients with medical, behavioral, and mental health problems within the primary care setting. The Behavioral Health Specialist provides psycho-education and patient education strategies and develops treatment plans for patients and their care team.

The 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.  The Behavioral Health Provider will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families and personnel.

 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. Additional hours may be available during periods when school is not in session. Due to the seasonality of these positions, 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.

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Bilingual Patient Service Representative - Dental

Starting Pay: $17/hr

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

Requirements:

Bilingual English/Spanish required
Associates or bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
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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Patient Service Representative -SBHC, Fairplay

The Patient Service Representative – SBHC 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.  During school hours, the Patient Service Representative - SBHC is based at the School Based Health Center, Fairplay, Park County.  Non-school hours, the Patient Service Representative - SBHC is based in Frisco, Summit County.

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. Screen all new and established patients for eligibility for all clinic services through securing information relative to patient’s financial status with established guidelines for the Sliding Fee Care Card and Medicaid/CHP

3. 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.  Establishing care for enrolled Students

4. Support revenue cycle management with payment collection

5. Participate in Team huddles

6. School Based Health Clinic (SBHC):  When located at a SBHC Clinic, support the School District Health Aid for basic triage of student medical needs. 

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


Education/Experience:  

· Associates or bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

· 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

· Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

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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       970-423-4004

 

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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