Southwest Health System, Inc.
  • Southwest Medical Group
  • Cortez, CO, USA
  • $12.03-$14.80/hr based on experience and qualifications
  • Hourly
  • Relief (PRN)

Not Eligible


Performs a variety of office duties in assisting the physician in office procedures, patient communication, completing necessary paperwork, and scheduling and referring patients for tests and treatments. Alternatively performs functions of a clinic assistant, functioning under the direction, guidance, and supervision of a licensed physician or nurse, assisting in planning, providing, and evaluating nursing care for patients in coordination with other health disciplines. Prepares patients and assists physician with minor surgical procedures. Takes vitals such as blood pressure, pulse, and temperature. Maintains inventory of supplies, sterilizes instruments and equipment. May complete lab tests and/or x-rays with the scope of CMA credentials. Requires certification from a nationally approved accreditation body.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certificate (required) within 3 months of hire.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • One year prior medical assisting preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret medical data and professional journals
  • Ability to understand and use electronic medical record software
  • Ability to listen and understand patient questions and communicate complex information accurately and understandably
  • Strong communication skills.

Critical Physical Demand Summary:

  • Lifting Combo Lift: Exert 1 to 30 lbs rarely.
  • Lifting Mid Range Lift: Exert 50 to 75 lbs rarely.
  • Carrying Preferred: Exert 1 to 30 lbs occasionally.
  • Push/Pull Push: Exert 110 to 110 lbs rarely.
  • Push/Pull Both push and pull: Exert 20 to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Grip Preferred: Exert 10 to 40 lbs rarely.
  • Grip Able to alternate: Exert 10 to 40 lbs frequently.

** If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use. **

** This position is subject to a post offer pre-work screening. ** 

** THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR A MINIMUM OF 5 DAYS. AFTER THAT DATE, THE POSITION WILL CLOSE WHEN A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS SELECTED. **

Southwest Health System, Inc.
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