Employment Opportunities

Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics is a non-profit health care organization and an equal opportunity employer. See below for employment opportunities:

Centralized Schedule Representative-Per Diem

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Position Overview  Working from a centralized telephone/communications center, maintains responsibility for the timely, professional and accurate scheduling of patients for medical appointments and procedures at each of RMYC’s clinics, located in the Thornton, Denver and Aurora, CO areas. Ensures adherence to RMYC’s scheduling protocols when entering patient and scheduling data into RMYC’s Central Scheduling System. Provides patients with accurate, detailed information as may be required for the scheduled service(s).

Essential Job Functions 1. Customer Service

  • Answer all telephone calls promptly and courteously
  • Maintain a calm and professional tone of voice at all times; seek out assistance for calls that may be difficult to handle.
  • Uses customer service principles and techniques to deal with patients calmly and pleasantly.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful manner at all times with patients, families, staff, co-workers and the public.

2. Patient Scheduling

  • Follow clinic scheduling guidelines to ensure that patients are scheduled in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Uses EHR system to match provider availability with patient’s preferences in terms of date and time.
  • Schedule patients with goal to achieve continuity of care by making the appointment with their primary/preferred provider and with a consistent Medical Assistant to the extent possible.
  • Aim to fill schedule with some overflow to account for cancellations.
  • Communicates as needed with physicians/clinicians and other staff about any patient concerns/issues related to scheduling. Consults with Centralized Scheduling Lead about any system problems.
  • Seek assistance from Centralized Scheduling Lead to determine additional alternatives for filling the schedule.

3. Additional Duties

  • May perform other clerical duties as call volume allows and as assigned.

Special Skills and Knowledge include:

  • Ability to project a professional, competent and composed demeanor over the telephone, while efficiently and accurately handling a high volume of calls.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately verbally and in writing — both in English and Spanish
  • Ability to multi-task, demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills
  • Computer literate with ability to learn and master the registration and scheduling system(s)
  • Knowledge of medical practice protocols related to scheduling appointments.
  • Ability to analyze situations and respond appropriately.

Requirements

  • HS diploma/GED required
  • Minimum of 1 year telephone reception, call center or office practice experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

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Medical Assistant- Per Diem

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Employment type: Per-Diem

Clinic Location:      9197 Grant Street, Suite 200, Thornton CO 80229, 1550 S. Potomac Suite 130, Aurora CO 80012, 1601 19th Ave. Suite 6600, Denver CO 80218

Position Summary:

The RMYC Medical Assistant (MA) has the primary responsibility for providing direct patient care services for which they have been trained and for assisting providers with their patient care needs and requests. The MA has responsibility for checking patients into the clinic and for performing health care procedures as requested/ordered by the provider. The MA functions under the direct supervision of the provider and according to clinical policies and procedures established by RMYC.

Special Skills and Knowledge include:

  • Ability to perform tasks and clinical skills necessary for the care of the pediatric patient including but not limited to: Vital signs, immunizations, blood and urine specimen collections
  • Ability to use medical testing devices including but not limited to:   pulse oximetry, glucose monitoring, Hgb monitoring, nebulizers, blood testing and oxygen delivery
  • Record and monitor refrigerator temperatures for VFC and private vaccines and implements emergency procedures as required
  • Knows the emergency cart and “code blue” procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately verbally and in writing in English
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Computer knowledgeable; able to learn EMR utilization
  • Mentor and assist in the training of new M.A.’s
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • May be requested to interpret for bilingual speaking families.

Requirements

  • HS diploma/GED required
  • MA Certification
  • Minimum of one year of MA experience
  • BLS/CPR Certification or ability to be certified by RMYC
  • Prior work and knowledge in pediatrics preferred

Registered Nurse (Bilingual)-Full-Time

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Employment type:   Part-Time

Clinic Location:   Denver Metro Area

Position Overview

The RMYC Registered Nurse (RN) has the primary responsibility for patient management via telephone triage at all clinics. The RN participates in direct patient care providing services that fall within the professional scope of practice and as determined by patient and provider need. The RN provides clinical education, orientation and training to Medical Assistants and other staff as appropriate and assists with coordinating care for complex patients and families.

Special Skills and Knowledge include:

  • Ability to perform clinical skills necessary for treatment of the pediatric patient including but not limited to blood draws, catheterizations, injections and suture removal
  • Ability to use medical testing devise including but not limited to pulse oximetry, glucose monitoring, Hgb monitoring, nebulizers
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately verbally and in writing
  • Sound organizational and time management skills
  • Telephone etiquette; computer proficiency

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Minimum of 1 year nursing experience preferred
  • Current Colorado RN license
  • BLS/CPR certification
  • Spanish speaking preferred

Pediatrician-Full-Time

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Employment type:    Full Time

Clinic Location:         1601 E. 19th Avenue Suite 6600, Denver CO 80218

Position Overview

The pediatrician functions under the general Physician Role Description approved by Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC). They will work effectively with patients, patient families, departmental staff, non-physician providers, dental staff, mental health staff, and nursing/MA staff to provide high quality health care. Specific functions pertaining to the service or clinic are established by the physician(s), and are approved by the Medical Director and RMYC Board of Directors.

Essential Job Functions

Supervision of Non-physician Providers:

Supervision is provided by the attending physician(s) in the Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics. The supervising physician has continuing responsibility to follow the progress of the patient and to make sure that the non-physician provider does not function autonomously, and is responsible for all medical services provided by a non-physician provider under his or her supervision. A physician may not supervise more than four non-physician providers. The specific mechanisms of supervision used are:

Inpatients:

  • A supervising physician shall be available in person or by electronic communication at all times when the non-physician provider is caring for patients.
  • Orders transmitted by the non-physician provider are signed and dated by a supervising physician during rounds within 48 hours.
  • Notes written by the non-physician provider shall be signed and dated by a supervising physician during rounds or in the Medical Records Department within fourteen (14) days.

Outpatients:

  • A supervising physician shall be available in person at all times when the non-physician provider is caring for patients.
  • Orders and notes written by a non-physician provider who is no longer under interim approval must be signed and dated by a supervising physician within 24 hours.
  • Patient management issues not covered in the above references will be discussed with the supervising physician on a patient-specific basis.
  • In case of emergency, the supervising physician is contacted immediately.

Patient Care

  • Obtains patients’ health history from interview of patient and others, and from review of pertinent health records.
  • Interprets health information and establishes diagnoses consistent with the accumulated data.
  • Performs physical examinations.
  • Orders and administers appropriate medications, and documents in patient record accordingly. All controlled substances must be prescribed by an authorizing provider with current DEA licensure.
  • Orders therapy services, radiology examination and nursing services when necessary.
  • Educates and informs patients and parents regarding the nature of the illness and the progress of evaluation and treatment.
  • Educates patients and parents regarding health promotion and disease prevention, including vaccination.
  • Initiates and facilitates patient referrals to other physicians, clinics, and health care facilities.
  • Initiates arrangements for hospital admission and completes appropriate referral/paperwork
  • Has knowledge of basic computer skills and electronic medical records. Makes health record entries which are legible, concise, and completed within 24 hours.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Consults with colleagues, supervising physician(s), specialists, and other health professionals as appropriate.
  • Returns patient/parent phone-calls in an effective and timely manner.
  • Reviews and processes in-coming hospital, pharmacy, lab and sub-specialist correspondence.
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.
  • Advocates for the rights of patients.
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of practice and informs staff /providers of changes.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical School and completion of an accredited Pediatric Residency Training Program.
  • Current pediatric board certification
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • DEA licensure.

Physician Assistant 

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Position Overview

The mid-level provider functions under the general Mid-Level Provider Role Description approved by Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC). They will work effectively with patients, patient families, departmental staff, dental staff, mental health staff, and nursing/MA staff to provide high quality health care. Specific functions pertaining to the service or clinic are established by the mid-level and his/her supervising physician(s), and are approved by the Medical Director and RMYC Board of Directors.

Essential Job Functions

Patient Care

  • Obtains patients’ health history from interview of patient and others, and from review of pertinent health records.
  • Interprets health information and establishes diagnoses consistent with the accumulated data.
  • Performs physical examinations.
  • Presents patient history and physical examination information clearly and concisely to the supervising physician.
  • Formulates and reviews treatment and therapy plans as needed. Recognizes situations which require immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary.
  • Orders and administers appropriate medications, and documents in patient record accordingly. All controlled substances must be prescribed by an authorizing provider with current DEA licensure.
  • Orders therapy services, radiology examination and nursing services when necessary.
  • Educates and informs patients and parents regarding the nature of the illness and the progress of evaluation and treatment.
  • Educates patients and parents regarding health promotion and disease prevention, including vaccination.
  • Initiates and facilitates patient referrals to other physicians, clinics, and health care facilities.
  • Initiates arrangements for hospital admission and completes appropriate referral/paperwork
  • Has knowledge of basic computer skills and electronic medical records. Makes health record entries which are legible, concise, and timely.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Consults with colleagues, supervising physician(s), specialists, and other health professionals as appropriate.
  • Returns patient/parent phone-calls in an effective and timely manner.
  • Reviews and processes in-coming hospital, pharmacy, lab and sub-specialist correspondence.
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.
  • Advocates for the rights of patients.
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of practice and informs staff /providers of changes.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Equipment used in the performance of this job

  • Standard medical facility equipment including but not limited to: stethoscope, oto/ophthalmoscopes, Dynamap/blood pressure cuffs, oxygen, nebulizers, glucometer, pulse oximeter, and other medical equipment as applicable.

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner program. Master’s preferred.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • DEA licensure preferred.

School Based Health Clinic Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-Full Time

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Employment type:    Full-Time (all year position)

Clinic Location:         Trojan Wellness Center, 11700 E. 11th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80010

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a bilingual Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for our school based clinics. Our Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners also have opportunities to work at one of our three main clinics. In the school-based and mobile clinics, our providers typically see 8-12 patients per day, 20 patients per day in the main clinics. On-call rotation is weekend only in Level 1 nurseries and occurs every 5-6 weeks.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • Valid Colorado license
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Minimum of two year experience in pediatrics
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English
  • Preferably have experience working with a lower income population

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For more information regarding any employment opportunities please contact
Marylou Villalobos
Human Resources Manager
T. 303.450.5073 – M. 970.980.3260
mvillalobos@rmyclinics.org