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Medical Assistant - Developmental Disabilities Health Center

Company: Peak Vista Community Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. We provide integrated health care services to include medical, dental and behavioral health throughout 24 outpatient health centers within El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong "Hospitality" culture. Our organization has over 800 employees and serves more than 89,000 patients annually in the Pikes Peak and East Central regions of Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Compensation (Pay): $16.43 to $23.83/per hour based on experience.

A $1000 sign on bonus will be paid in the following manner: $300 payout upon 30 days of employment, $300 payout upon 90 days of employment, and $400 payout upon one year of employment*.

* Current employees are not eligible for the sign on bonus.

Loyalty Bonus - $1200 upon 1 year of service and then a $300 payout for every additional 3 months worked. This applies to only FT employees. The amount will be prorated for PT employees.

Summary of Benefits:

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD
* 403(b) Retirement with Company Match
* Paid Time Off
* Tuition Assistance
* Perks Rewards
* Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary: Provides patient care under the direction of a licensed healthcare provider. Schedules appointments and performs the necessary intake functions for arriving patients, assists in questions, directs telephone calls, and other patient service duties. Performs routine clinical and administrative duties in support of provider, patient and assigned area. The Medical Assistant contributes to the success of the clinic by ensuring the quality of care provided to the patient.


Education, Certification, Licensure:

Registered/Certified Medical Assistant or Colorado EMT; current CPR (BLS) certification.

Work Experience:

Relevant healthcare experience preferred.

* Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes but is not limited to, a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit:

In order to protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, Peak Vista Community Health Centers (PVCHC) now requires all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or apply for and be granted a medical and/or religious exemption. For more information on PVCHC's response to COVID-19, please visit our website at

Keywords: Peak Vista Community Health, Colorado Springs , Medical Assistant - Developmental Disabilities Health Center, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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