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.  

 

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.

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

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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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Dental Assistant

Position Summary:

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.

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

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $24.00

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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. 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 Supervisor

Position Summary: The Supervisor is responsible for the smooth operation and management of the Patient Services team of the main health clinic. The Patient Services Supervisor supports their team of Patient Services Representatives and Call Center Staff. The Supervisor is a champion for the patient experience while cultivating positive working relationships between the front office team and back of house. They carry the administrative, paperwork, and fill in need workload for the team. They purposely rotate time throughout the week to work both front desk and call center to keep a pulse on the growing needs and concerns to address with the Director.

Starting Salary: $48,825 - $61,031

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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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Medicaid Enrollment Specialist

Position Summary: This position was created to support continued participation of patients in the Medicaid program given policy changes arising from the end of the Public Health Emergency and the new availability of Medicaid benefits for some undocumented populations. The Medicaid Enrollment Specialist is responsible for supporting Medicaid enrollment and re-enrollment for current and potential Care Clinic patients and for conducting outreach related to Medicaid eligibility and services.

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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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.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $24.00

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Patient Services Representative - Summit School Based Health Center

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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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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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 - Frisco

Position Summary: The Frisco DA Lead is responsible for the DATP Tier 1 and Tier 2 trainees as well as doing high quality patient care to the top of their EDDA/Tier 3 level of skills. This position oversees the dental clinic performance of the dental assistant staff in the DATP program, identifying training needs, giving timely feedback regarding performance and conducts training as needed. He or she assists and mentors the trainees with proficiencies, textbook work, quizzes, procedures, room set-up, x-rays, language interpretation, and ensuring an organized and infection free environment. 

Starting Salary: $21.00 - $26.00

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Dental Assistant Lead - Lake County

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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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.

Starting Salary: $20.00 - $26.00

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Dental Schedule and Referral Coordinator

The Dental Schedule and Referral Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Dental Schedule for all Summit Community Care Clinics sites. Dental Schedule Referral Coordinator is responsible for the initiation and tracking of Dental Patient referrals internally and externally.

Starting Salary: $20.50 - $23.00

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Integrated Behavioral Health Provider

Position Summary: 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 psychoeducation 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 School-Based Health Centers are hired with the knowledge that their regular hours are commiserated 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 the 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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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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