Welcome to Centura Health:The same incredible caregivers. The same compassionate care. The same dedication to advancing health for all people, including the most vulnerable. Mercy Regional Medical Center is one of 20 Centura Health hospitals and 240 care sites across Colorado, Utah and Kansas that are proudly becoming part of CommonSpirit Health. Flourishing Begins Here:*Qualified external applicants with at least one year of direct clinical experience are eligible for up to a $15,000 sign on bonus!**A quarterly bonus may be paid to eligible associates (0.50-1.0 FTE) based upon organizational and individual performance as well!* The bonus will be taxed per IRS regulations. Must be hired into a full-time or part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible. *Some exclusions may apply* Medical Assistants are essential to delivering whole person care to our patients. We offer a Medical Assistant Clinical Ladder to support growth and development within our connected system! Our Medical Assistants are highly-valued team members with an important voice in this organization. Our MAs, in partnership with clinic staff and operations, created a structured approach to a more effective, efficient work day with appropriate workloads and a clearer path for professional development. In addition, we've also established one of the first-ever MA Apprenticeship programs with an accredited local college to educate and prepare future MAs for success. This position assumes a supportive role and has responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. You will promote the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the delegation of medical services as defined by State Medical Practice Act. You may perform a variety of clinical tasks as directed by an authorized health care provider in accordance with our Physician Group Scope of Practice. You may also assist with front office duties and scheduling of tests and/or patient appointments. MAs are responsible for accurate chart documentation and medical record maintenance. You will also attend / conduct in-service presentations and seminars to facilitate personal and professional growth and demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values. In Colorado Only: Pay Ranges Begin at $20.00 for Non-Certified Medical Assistants and $21.25 for Certified Medical Assistants. What You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following: * High School diploma required * Medical Assisting Trade/Technical School, Preferred* Medical Assistant certification or registration from approved organization, required* Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers required * Successful completion of all Medical Assistant Core Skills, as well as Additional competencies which are specialty specific, as defined within the Scope of Practice for CHPG Medical Assistants.* Successful completion of assigned/required courses in online learning platform* Maintain good standing as an Associate* For Internal Candidates:* When the CHPG MA 1 Associate meets all the above minimum requirements, he/she can ask the Practice Manager to submit a change of status form for promotion from an MA 1 to an MA 2. Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly) Your Connected Community:When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the amazing associates who work here, every community within our connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82-bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic Southwest Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality. It is recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received 10 consecutive 'A' grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technology in an environment designed to promote well-being and healing of body, mind, and spirit. Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more. Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more. Pay Range:$18.00 - $29.80 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:Be sure to consider our generous benefits as part of your overall compensation! Designed with your well-being in mind, our benefits include: * Medical* Dental* Vision* 401K with generous match* Daycare FSA that can include a company contribution* Tuition Reimbursement* Student Loan Forgiveness and more! 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The same incredible caregivers. The same compassionate care. The same dedication to advancing health for all people, including the most vulnerable. These 20 Centura Health hospitals, as well as 240 care sites across Colorado, Utah and Kansas are proudly becoming part of CommonSpirit Health: St. Anthony Hospital, St. Anthony North Hospital, St. Anthony Summit Hospital, Penrose Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, St. Francis Hospital – Interquest, Mercy Hospital, OrthoColorado Hospital, Longmont United Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, St. Thomas More Hospital, Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital – Dodge City, St. Catherine Hospital – Garden City, Holy Cross Hospital – Davis, Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley, Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley West, Holy Cross Hospital – Mountain Point, and Holy Cross Hospital – Salt Lake.We’re on a mission to heal individuals and uplift communities. We have locations throughout Colorado, Utah, and western Kansas, giving you opportunity to grow your career and impact the communities you serve. We deliver the same high standard of care to our employees as we do to our patients. With 20 hospitals, home care a...nd hospice care, medical clinics, flight care, telehealth and hundreds of physician practices, join us where your opportunities are endless!