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Axis Health System

Medical Assistant

– Cortez, Colorado
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

Axis Health System is a private, nonprofit healthcare organization established in 1960, providing healthcare to residents of Montezuma, La Plata, Archuleta, Dolores and San Juan counties. Axis Health System provides the care people need when they need it. 

If you are a dedicated professional who aspires to be part of an innovative culture and are interested in mission-driven healthcare, Axis Health System is a great fit for you.

Job Purpose:

Health Support Team staff are responsible for all incoming phone calls and scheduling follow-up appointments after initial patient visit.  In addition, the position will require ensuring appropriate exam room set-up and managing appropriate patient flow to the exam rooms. Responsible for supporting Integrated Care Model and proper electronic medical record (EMR) documentation, while providing a high level of patient care in a fast-paced office environment.   Hours are a standard 40 hour workweek, Monday-Friday between 7:30 am – 7:30 pm, and may vary depending on clinic needs.

Position Qualifications:

  • B.A. degree or a HS diploma or equivalent plus minimum two (2) years’ experience in a medical setting. 
  • BLS certification required within 90 day orientation period.
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.  
  • Annual Flu immunization by Nov 1, annual TB screening, current CPI training required.

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

  • Require successful completion of medication administration class within one month of hire.
  • Ability to work with minimum direction in order to anticipate and perform tasks without being instructed
  • Ability to interact with people in a professional, friendly manner
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely through emails, memos, and manuals.
  • Proficient knowledge of basic office equipment including computer, fax, and copier.
  • Ability to travel within the service area of the Center
  • Ability to follow established universal precautions and report potential exposure to a communicable disease immediately
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    Cortez, Colorado
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