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.  

 

Nurse Manager

Position Summary: The Nurse Manager position is responsible for overseeing the nursing department clinical activities at Summit Community Care Clinic medical sites. The Nurse Manager provides leadership and nursing services to patients in a community/rural health setting and works with the health care team to coordinate with the medical providers to provide health care services.  The Nurse Manager role encompasses that of the Case Management Nurse with lead responsibilities. The Nurse Manager works closely with the Chief Medical Director, exercises frequent independent judgment in monitoring the day-to-day operation of the nursing staff with minimal administrative assistance/supervision.

The Nurse Manager 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 Manager is responsible for overseeing the nursing team in all Care Clinic locations. 

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

Starting Salary: $75,000 - $80,000

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Patient Services Manager

Position Summary: The Manager is responsible for the smooth operation and management of the Patient Services team at the main health clinic. The Patient Services Manager supports their team of Patient Services Representatives and Call Center Staff. The manager leads projects to improve efficiencies and the patient experience while cultivating positive working relationships between the front office team and back of house.

Starting Salary: $55,000.00 - $69,000.00

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Registered Nurse

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Registered Nurse will promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by supporting patients in adopting healthy behaviors. The Registered Nurse 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 Registered Nurse is responsible for assisting medical providers and clinic assistants in the efficient and orderly delivery of medical services as well as performs related duties as assigned by the chief nursing officer. The Registered Nurse acts as a resource to the clinic assistants, front desk staff, health educators, and providers.

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

Salary: $30.62 - $34.00

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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: $19.00 - $24.00

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Medical Assistant

Position Summary: The Medical 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 Medical Assistant performs related duties as assigned by their supervisor and the healthcare provider they are paired with during their shift.

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

Salary: $19.38 - $22.00

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

Salary: $45.00 - $50.00

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Behavioral Health Navigator

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Behavioral Health Navigator (BHN) will promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by supporting the behavioral health and medical providers and their patients in adopting healthy behaviors and safety planning.    

The BHN may assist in development and implementation of health education programs, brief interventions, and research. The BHN may develop health education materials related to stress management and behavioral wellbeing. The BHN will serve as case managers for the behavioral health team managing 15-20 clients at a time. The BHN will assist in reducing barriers to care and increasing access to resources for the patients’ daily living needs.

Case management will be provided in a solution focused brief intervention model. BHN will conduct high level warm referrals to the Behavioral Health team when a clinician is not available and refer clients to the appropriate level of care.  They will facilitate related support groups, implement health education courses, and conduct outreach programs.  BHNs 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.  Other tasks may be performed as required.

BHNs must demonstrate clinical knowledge and sound judgment to assess, plan, implement, provide, and evaluate each patient's educational care.  They must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients and provide respectful and considerate care focused on the patient's individual health and mental educational needs.  BHNs will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families, and personnel.

Starting Salary: $19.38 - $24.00

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Integrated Behavioral Health Provider

Position Summary: The Integrated Behavioral Health Provider acts as an independent clinician who provides behavioral health counseling to children, adults, couples, and families in an integrated care setting. The integrated behavioral health provider works closely with primary care providers, dental providers, psychiatry, and health educators in treating behavioral health and substance use conditions to promote health behavior change. 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, psychoeducation, referrals and consultations for patients in primary care and 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 and care teams. They will utilize evidence-based psychosocial interventions to achieve treatment goals, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Problem-Solving Therapy. Integrated Behavioral Health providers may engage in several types of therapeutic modalities in this clinical setting, which may include play therapy, individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy and case management.

Starting Salary: $29.00 - $36.00

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Outreach & Communications Specialist

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Outreach and Communications Specialist is responsible for initiating, developing, and implementing Outreach, Marketing and Communications strategies to meet the annual and long-term needs of the organization. This individual is responsible for designing and overseeing all Public Relations (PR) and Marketing efforts, including but not limited to: Community and patient outreach; event marketing; website development and maintenance; social media posts; PR outreach to local media; coordination of creative work including photo shoots and video production; production of collateral and promotional materials including Annual Report; and completion of staff, donor, and patient newsletters. This indvidual works closely with the HR Department to support recruitment and retention efforts and to ensure consistent branding of the organization.

Starting Salary: $25.00 - $28.00

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Lead Patient Services Representative

Position Summary: The Lead Patient Services Representative is responsible for the training, and implementation of all Call Center and Patient Services Representative Functions including but not limited to medical software, customer service, financial resources, and schedule management.

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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Credentialing & Benefits Leader – Part Time, Remote Option

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Human Resource Director, the Credentialing and Benefits Leader will ensure compliance and maintain up to date records and files for all employees at SCCC as well as support and assist in all other human resources programs, policies, and issues. Areas of responsibility include overseeing the credentialing of all providers and clinical staff within SCCC as well as the accurate retention of employee files, benefit administration and assisting with the daily activities of the Human Resources Department. The Credentialing and Benefits Leader is a positive and self-motivated individual who can drive SCCC’s compliance programs. This is a part time position offering 10-15 hours per week in a flexible schedule with option of being remote.           

Starting Salary: $22.00 - $25.00

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Development Associate

Position Summary: The Development Associate is responsible for coordination of fundraising activities associated with annual campaigns, events, grants, and individual or business donor relations.  This position reports directly to the Development Director and works closely with the Outreach and Communications Specialist and other Development Department staff.  Extensive training is provided with the goal of achieving certification in the Raiser’s Edge database.

Starting Salary: $23.00 - $26.00

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Development Intern

Position Summary: Summit Community Care Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) whose mission is to provide exceptional, integrated, patient-centered care that is available to all. With facilities located in Summit, Lake, and Park Counties, the Care Clinic serves 7,500+ patients annually with more than 30,000 visits. The Care Clinic relies heavily on grants and fundraising to ensure that its services are available to all, regardless of ability to pay, given that many of patients are living with low-income levels and/or have no health insurance coverage. 

The Development Department oversees all grants, fundraising efforts, and events.  Revenues generated through this department account for about half of Care Clinic revenues, or more than $6 million annually. 

The Development Intern position was created to provide experience in the development sector for young professionals who are interested in supporting the work of the Care Clinic. Interns will be supervised by the Chief Strategy Officer and will work closely with the Development Director and the Community Outreach Specialist.  Hours and dates are flexible, with a minimum of 10 hours per week required. Intern positions are planned in 3-4 month increments but may be extended. The initial intern period will begin in June 2022. The Development Intern position will offer a great opportunity to gain experience in donor management, grant writing, and event management. 

Starting Salary: $18.36

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Lead Dental Billing

Position Summary: The Summit Community Care Clinic (SCCC) Lead Dental Billing will promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by supporting patients in adopting healthy behaviors. This individual will provide a full range of billing services for the SCCC Dental department as the point of contact for all contracted dental billing entities. This person must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients and provide respectful and considerate care focused on the patient's individual needs. They will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families, and personnel.

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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Insurance Verification Specialist

Position Summary: The Summit community Care Clinic (SCCC Insurance Verification specialist is the liaison between Revenue Cycle partners: the patient, front desk, and billing.  They will ensure that appointment, patient demographics, accounts, and insurance verification is in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) accurately before the patient arrives for the appointment.  They will assist in preparing claims and statements for both insurance and self-pay.  They will be able to answer questions from patients, providers, and other interested parties regarding billing for Behavioral Health, Medical and Dental services.  They will be knowledgeable in all the programs that affect billing (Title X, Sliding Fee, etc.).

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $24.00

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Patient Referral Coordinator

Position Summary: The Patient Referral Coordinator is responsible for the smooth operation of the Clinic’s patient referrals and prior authorizations internally and externally. In addition to assisting providers with obtaining patients records and prior authorization, the coordinator will answer questions from outside providers and directing calls; patient scheduling; patient processing; patient chart maintenance; filing and typing. They provide professional services under stressful conditions, and acts as a Care Clinic representative to patients, volunteers, community partners as well as the public. The coordinator performs other related job duties as assigned by supervisor. They will ensure patient satisfaction by providing timely and accurate information when responding to inquiries and provide thorough proper documentation in the EHR to ensure that paperwork coordinates with other departments as required. The Patient Referral Coordinator must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients, staff, and volunteers.  

Starting Salary: $20.00 – $21.00

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Patient Service 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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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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School Based Health Center – Patient Service Representative (Park)

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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School Based Health Center – Patient Service Representative (Summit)

Position Summary: The Summit SBHC Patient Service Representative 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 Summit SBHC Patient Service Representative will be based at the main clinic in Frisco but may also be asked to work at any SBHC.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $22.00

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School Based Health Center – Program Coordinator

Position Summary: The SBHC Program Coordinator will provide administrative support to the SBHC Director. This person will support the SBHC Patient Service Representatives (PSRs) in all schools, acting as the point of contact for PSRs and assist with daily needs. This position requires coordinating with staff at all SBHCs and managing schedules to ensure sites run smoothly and needs are being met. The SBHC Program Coordinator will bring tasks that need additional support to the SBHC Director and work together to fix issues as they arise. Assisting with outreach efforts, ensuring provider schedules are filled at each site, and coordinating events and project tasks will also be a part of this role.

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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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 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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