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Medical Assistant / Technician - Snowmass Clinic (Seasonal)

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.

This Position Offers:

Highly competitive pay, 24-32 hours per week, being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep, and much more.

Seasonal Benefits:

  • Affordable, clean, well-maintained and private seasonal employee housing located in Aspen. All housing is fully furnished and move in ready.
  • Ski Pass Stipend
  • End of season bonus potential
  • Discounted meal options at the hospital's Castle Creek Café
  • Quick access via a free bus ride to downtown Aspen, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
  • EMT-B and BLS required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as an EMT (or Medical Assistant/Tech) in an ER/Urgent Care/EMS setting is required
  • Most have local housing secured prior to applying (required)
  • IV Certification, ACLS and PALS (preferred)

Job Overview:

Working at The Snowmass Clinic, under the direction of physician or nursing staff and according to established policies and procedures, provides medical/nursing assistance within their certified capabilities. In addition, functions as receptionist including complete and accurate registering of patients, completion of consent for treatment form, obtaining of insurance information, scanning, and charging responsibilities including collection of payment at time of service as appropriate. Practices exceptional customer service, answers phone, assists in maintaining office supplies, and assists with the daily operations of the clinic. Communicates and coordinates information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with staff, patients, and families. Maintains confidentiality with patients, staff, and guests.

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assists MD and RN as needed with patient care including transfer from ski patrol sled to SMC cart, vital signs, meeting basic needs of patient, patient positioning, splint and brace application, casting, crutch training; notifies MD or RN of change in patient condition.

  • Always ensures accurate documentation including completion of all required forms, sign, date, time, and legibility of all documentation; Scans all documents as needed/required.

  • Sets up for procedures (i.e. suturing; wound care) and assists when requested.

  • Updates patient flow board when new patient walks in or is brought in by ski patrol.

  • Allows patients the opportunity to be involved in decision-making as appropriate.

  • Answers telephone calls promptly and courteously and responds to requests and messages in a timely manner.

  • Greets patients/families by introducing self and maintaining eye contact. Obtains an interpreter as needed.

  • Takes accurate messages, relays/forwards messages to appropriate personnel, and refers callers to appropriate personnel as needed.

  • Performs accurate registration ensuring that information is 100% accurate and complete. Ensures all compliance requirements have been met and the registration is properly created for anticipated billing including the copying/scanning of insurance cards and other forms of identification.

  • Performs cash collections at time of service as needed/required properly entering information into computerized billing system. Confers with RN/MD as needed to clarify charges and accurately collects payment at time of service as appropriate. Handles money competently and properly balances received payment and returned change. Balances and reconciles cash drawer.


Hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition team can help you understand how your direct experience will be considered.

Minimum = $23.00/hr

Mid-Point = $25.11/hr

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Medical Assistant / Technician - Snowmass Clinic (Seasonal), Other , Aspen, Colorado

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