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Medical Assistant Limited Scope

Location: Steamboat Springs, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 175129
Date Posted: May 3, 2024

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Location: UCHealth YVMC Urgent Care and Occ Med Clinic, US:CO:Steamboat Springs

Department: YVMC UC OP

FTE: Full Time, 0.8, 64.00 hours per pay period (2 weeks)

Shift: Days 

Pay: $20.87 - $27.13 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience

Long-term employee housing available

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center is pleased to offer long-term employee housing at Creek’s End, a 42-unit development consisting of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom pet-friendly condos located just over a mile from the hospital campus. Amenities include all major appliances including in-unit washer and dryer, private patio or balcony, unit-controlled heating and air conditioning, and onsite parking. Please email [email protected]for more information. 

Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area or office. Completes limited diagnostics x-rays.


  • Performs skilled clinical tasks and procedures, reports findings and documents outcomes. Manages patient flow from check inthrough the discharge process.
  • Collects patient health information according to clinic guidelines. Prepares patients and rooms for exams and procedures.
  • Sets up equipment and supplies and assists with procedures as directed. Collects and processes laboratory specimens based on written order. Collects blood samples, throat cultures, urine and stool samples, tracking results per guidelines. Performs Point of Care testing.
  • Administers medications, injections and nebulizer treatments. Follows guidelines to document prescription refill requests.
  • Provides information to patients and families. Integrates safe body mechanics and patient transfer techniques. Performsadditional skills as delegated and verified by competency.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • High school diploma or GED. Medical Assistant program through an accredited school or program that meets the criteria of a medical assistant program such as military prepared corpsman or medic; or Limited Scope X-Ray Tech program through an accredited school.
  •  Limited Scope X-ray Operator’s certification from the State of Colorado. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire.
  • Completion of formal medical assistant or limited scope clinical program and 6 months of experience as a medical assistant and limited scope x-ray machine operator. 

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  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching
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  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

  • UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program! UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

UCHealth always welcomes talent. This position will be open for a minimum of three days and until a top applicant is identified.

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