Medical Assistant Opportunity in a Reproductive Health & Family Planning Clinic in Boulder, CO


Boulder Valley Women's Health Center
2855 Valmont Rd.
Boulder, CO 80301
United States

Job Start Date
9/16/2022
Experience Required
Yes
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Pay
From $18 To $21.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Founded in 1973, Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center (BVWHC) is a leader in reproductive and sexual health care in our community. Our mission is to offer accessible and compassionate health care, including abortion, family planning, gynecology, gender-affirming care, community education and sexual health support. We strive to make quality health care available to all, particularly those who experience barriers to access, and to empower individuals to make health-related choices that support vibrant, full lives. 

The Medical Assistant performs a variety of medical and clinic support functions in a reproductive and sexual health setting, including assisting medical providers with patient education and consent, preparing patients and rooms for examination, maintaining patient charts and performing on-site lab tests.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Rooms patients, collects vitals and obtains patient medical history.

  • Maintains confidential, accurate patient charts in electronic health record

  • Stocks exam rooms, sterilizes instruments, sets up for procedures.

  • Performs on-site lab tests including urine analysis, pregnancy tests and venipunctures.

  • May assist providers in exams and direct patient care procedures, including abortion services.

  • Assists in telehealth appointments

  • Provides health care information to patients in the areas of abortion, gynecology, sexual health and family planning.

  • Promotes positive communication with patients, clinicians and peers.

  • Assists with administrative tasks including scheduling appointments and prior authorizations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Requires full range of body motion including the ability to bend, squat, stoop and kneel, support the weight of a patient as necessary and stand for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employment at BVWHC is contingent upon satisfactory references, eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check.

WHY BVWHC?

  • We make a real impact. As the first abortion provider to open in Colorado, we remain innovative and locally focused, honoring the legacy of our founders. We aim to create access for those who need it the most by breaking down barriers that exist in our community.

  • We support each other. The culture at BVWHC is built around trust, collaboration, and respect. Diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued here.

  • Our benefits include: nine paid holidays (including Presidents’ Day, Juneteenth and the day after Thanksgiving); 3 weeks PTO; health, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term disability insurance; employee assistance plan; 403(b) retirement plan.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our mission, and we are passionate about creating a workplace that fosters and reflects these values. As an equal opportunity employer, we will never discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or ability.

 

 
Job Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Strong commitment to reproductive freedom, including access to quality abortion care, and an ability to demonstrate knowledge and passion for social justice.
Strong work ethic and a proactive, self-directed work style.
Solid technology and computer skills.
Knowledge of how to perform vital signs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
At least one year of clinical experience; reproductive and sexual healthcare experience a plus.
Experience working with transgender and gender nonbinary patients.
Familiarity with Electronic Medical Records (NextGen preferred).
Bilingual in English and Spanish. 4% pay differential for bilingual applicants.