Are you passionate about providing high-quality reproductive health and family planning services, including abortion care, to patients from within Colorado as well as from across the United States? We are seeking an experienced Medical Assistant who embraces a spirit of continual improvement, maintains a high level of clinical quality, and possesses a relentless drive toward excellence to join our team. Our MAs are an essential member of our clinical care team and essential to delivering high-quality services to our patients.
Founded in 1973, Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center (BVWHC) is a leader in reproductive and sexual health care within our community. Our mission is to offer accessible, confidential, evidence-based, 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 unique barriers to access, such as people who are low-income or uninsured, monolingual Spanish speakers, youth, LGBTQIA+ persons and people with disabilities. BVWHC helps create an informed community of people who are empowered to make health-related choices that support vibrant, full lives.
Why work for BVWHC?
- We support each other. Our people are passionate about what we do, the services we provide, and the clients we serve. If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation, and dedication, we are the right organization for you.
- Our benefits package includes medical insurance, vision, and dental insurance, short-term disability coverage, critical care coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance and an Employee Assistance Program. We also offer a competitive annual time off policy which includes 9 paid holidays, 5 wellness days, and 3 weeks’ vacation.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assist clinicians in patient education, history, and care.
- Stock exam rooms, sterilize instruments, and set up for procedures.
- Perform on-site lab tests including urine analysis, vital signs, pregnancy tests, venipuncture.
- Run lab controls to maintain laboratory compliance.
- Assist in telehealth appointments.
- Assist in procedures pertaining to reproductive health visits and abortions.
- Provide health care information to patients in the areas of abortion, gynecology, and sexual health.
- Promote positive communication with patients, clinicians, and peers.
- Assist with administrative tasks including scheduling, prior authorizations, faxes, state statistics, and reporting results to the state and patients.
- Assisting with laboratory tasks including inventory, monthly controls, lab reports and processing specimen.
- Possess a high school diploma.
- Strong commitment to reproductive freedom, and an ability to demonstrate knowledge and passion for social justice.
- Strong work ethic and a proactive, self-directed work style.
- Technology and computer skills.
- Ability to perform vital signs.
- Current Medical Assistant certification strongly preferred.
- Experience working in a healthcare setting (reproductive and sexual health a plus!).
- Experience working with transgender and gender nonbinary patients.
- HR experience (NextGen a plus).
- Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Physical Activities & Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to speak, understand, and communicate in English effectively, in person and in writing.
- Ability to hear adequately in-person and by phone, in personal and group settings.
- Ability to sit or stand for up to 8 hours per day.
- Ability to reach for, move and/or lift up to 20 pounds and use your arms and hands to handle or move objects to prepare for a wide variety of meetings, and to perform a variety of tasks that involve standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, and twisting, climbing stairs or possibly reaching chest high and overhead for materials, with reasonable accommodation.
Diversity is at the core of the work that we do. BVHC is committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in the workplace, and we encourage people of all races, ethnicities, abilities, gender identities, and sexual orientations to apply.
To Apply: Please email your resume and a cover letter, specifically addressing the position’s responsibilities, your associated qualifications, and why you are excited to join this team to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
Hours: 40 hr./week [1.0 FTE] 8am – 5pm M – F
Compensation: Wage $20-25 commensurate to relevant experience
Start Date: ASAP
Supervisor: Clinical Nurse Manager