Sep 22, 2021

Care Tech 6177

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, Co

Job Description

Vail HealthVail, Co180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657Allied HealthFull-time (Year Around), DaysPosted 07/20/2021Req # 10937Min:$18.01 Max:$27.02To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.POSITION PURPOSE: The Care Technician performs patient care in support of the rest of the care team. Often is the first point-of-contact for the patient and the one who is available for regular check-in with the patient. This role is important in relaying information between the patient and the provider. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Assists with and performs patient care including collection of patient information, accurate reading and documentation of vital signs, and recording input and output activities and treatments on the EMR.
  • Responsible for coordination of the daily patient flow in order to optimize patient care, safety and patient satisfaction - includes preparing rooms for exams and procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with providers by accurately receiving and implementing instructions and orders.
  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge in all patient types and age groups to meet patient care needs/outcomes within the practice.
  • Performs various office procedures to assist providers and nursing staff.
  • Maintains diagnostic and medication logs as required by policy. Documents patient care services accurately in patient and department records.
  • Protects patients and employees by assisting in maintaining a clean, safe working environment, and adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
  • Displays cultural competency and ability to work with diverse patient populations.
  • Assists in maintain a clean, safe patient care environment.
  • Displays organizational stewardship in ordering supplies, timekeeping, and daily activities.
  • May be requested to assist in registration, scheduling, time of service collections, and insurance.
  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Experience: One year of experience as a care tech preferred. License(s):

One of the following is required:

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) certification by the state of Colorado

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification by the state of Colorado

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT)

National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association

Medical Assistant Certification (MAC) by the American Medical Certification Association

Certification(s): Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.
Education: For Medical Assistants: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training program for positions hired after 09/15/2018 required Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.