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Medical Assistant

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling career as a Medical Assistant? Medical Services at CU Boulder encourages applications for Medical Assistants! We have multiple positions available. Medical Assistants receive an excellent compensation package including paid vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement!

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Medical Services is the primary health care resource for CU Boulder students. Through comprehensive care and education, we seek to give students the skills and knowledge they need to develop healthy life-long habits.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Provider Support, Patient Care, and Customer Service
  • Interview patient for primary complaint, acquire appropriate vital signs, and detail pertinent medical history in the Electronic Medical Record during the patient intake process, including documenting previous allergies, medication list, significant medical history, and learning barriers.
  • Implement provider's plan of treatment for patients of all ages primarily late adolescent and early adulthood population.
  • Assist in direct patient care procedures and give prescribed medications and immunizations, including calling in prescriptions and completing prior authorizations.
  • Support nurses and providers during procedures and in code situations based upon proficiencies in Medical Services.
  • Assist with front office duties, stock exam rooms, and provide infection prevention and cleaning of rooms between patients.
  • Perform POC tests on patients on a regular basis.
EMR Documentation
  • Documents and charges the EMR of all procedures, POC, treatments, and administered medications.

What You Should Know

This is a limited-term appointment and is anticipated to last 12 months.

What We Can Offer

  • Starting salary is $20.00 per hour ($20.50 per hour if certified or registered).


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • High School diploma or GED. 
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program from an accredited institution by date of hire and eligibility to acquire a Medical Assistant registration/certification within six months of hire. 
  • BLS certificate (upon hire or can be acquired within three months of hire).

What You Will Need

  • Attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Motivated, adaptable, and accountable.
  • Basic digital literacy skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

Active Medical Assistant registration or certification such as: 
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT) 
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) 
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and proof of current membership from National Health career Association (NHA) 
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) and proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT)

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. You may optionally upload a cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by September 14, 2021 for full consideration. The advertisement will remain open until September 20, 2021. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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