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Temporary EMT - Benefits Eligible - Actively Recruiting

Temporary EMT - Benefits Eligible - Actively Recruiting

Denver, CO, USA
Req #378

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

Full-Time, Part-Time and On-Call opportunities available. Position shifts are determined by business needs. Weekend and Overnight shifts may be required for certain positions.

This position may come into contact with COVID positive and negative individuals.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks aTemporary EMTto work within a multi-disciplinary health care team performing medical health support services. The EMT provides patient care in routine and emergency situations, within the scope of education and training, such as taking vital signs, performing patient assessments, and giving report by communicating patient information to other medical staff. This is a temporary position to provide support during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The work location is in the Denver Metro area and this position reports to the RN Suite Manager.

NOTE:In order to ensure that our consumers receive the best possible care the candidate chosen to fill this position will be required to complete our internal credentialing and privileging process prior to a start date.The credentialing andprivilegingtimeline is dependent on the selected candidate's submission of documents necessary for clearance.Please note that a start date will be scheduled once credentialing and privileging is complete.

Coalition Benefits

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:

  • Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own health coverage and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We're proud to offer same- and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage;
  • Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;
  • Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;
  • Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;
  • Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provides for the safe delivery of patient care, in routine and emergency situations, within the scope of education and training, such as taking vital signs, performing patient assessments, and giving report by communicating patient information to other medical staff.

  2. Maintains EHR core competencies as evidenced by:

    1. Records all vital signs into NextGen which include BP, P, T, R, Height, Weight, smoking status and possibly finger stick for glucose level and peak flow if patient's chronic medical lists indicate that these are appropriate according to patient's diagnosis.

    2. Records all patient visits electronically into NextGen, ensuring that they include the PMH, PSH, FH, Social History, and allergies.

    3. Uses the Inbox to manage tasks.

    4. Uses the Telephone Template to help record communications regarding a patient.

    5. Submits appropriate submissions to billing.

    6. Ability to enter immunizations into NextGen.

    7. Proficient at using the EPM (Electronic Practice Management) system as demonstrated by:

      1. Ability to register patient in EPM.

      2. Ability to check patient in for appointment using the EPM.

      3. Ability to make an appointment for a patient using the EPM.

      4. Ability to sign patient up for CICP using proper paperwork.

  3. Obtains specimens and performs laboratory tests including urinalysis, urine HCG, hematocrits, glucoses, etc.

  4. Performs venipuncture and prepares blood and other specimens accurately for transport to the central lab.

  5. Assists in the development and administration of patient care plans, performing continual assessment and performance of the plan outlined and recommending proper changes to the plan.

  6. Performs basic medical office procedures including sterile and non-sterile procedures, application of dressings. Pulse oximetry, peak flow analysis, EKG, audioscope and other screening tests.

  7. Administers immunizations per clinic protocol.

  8. Performs telephone triage of incoming calls in concert with nursing staff.

  9. Assists in securing and sending releases of information for clients at the clinic.

  10. Transcribes providers' orders and documents in patient's record.

  11. Teaches patient/family personal care techniques which may include personal hygiene, diabetes care, and other health conditions.

  12. Assists providers and nurses with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.

  13. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, including quality improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

  14. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, and attending meetings.

  15. Participates in ordering and maintaining appropriate level of stock items, such as medical supplies.

  16. Will become knowledgeable in eligibility requirements for potential SSC clients and, using appropriate paperwork, determine whether those potential clients are eligible to use SSC as their medical facility.
  17. Maintains current and complete COVID-19 vaccination(s), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.

  18. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.Employee will perform job according to applied laws.The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications Summary

  1. High School diploma or equivalent required with successful completion of a Medical Assistant or EMT program.

  2. One year of experience as an EMT or Medical Assistant in a hospital or large clinical setting, working with indigent populations is preferred

  3. Preferred bilingual English/Spanish speaking.

  4. Clean MVR records ensuring eligibility for CCH vehicle insurance coverage.


The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

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Denver, CO, 80205, US