Employment Employment Opportunity - Holy Cross Medical Center

Medical Assistant

Posted: November 22, 2019



Do you have a strong commitment to excellence and teamwork? Are you willing to care for our community with respect and compassion? Do you strive to always do the right thing?
If yes, you might be the Medical Assistant we need!

At Holy Cross Medical Center, we are driven by our mission statement, "To provide our community with the best health care choices close to home in an environment of continual improvement."



Title:  Medical Assistant

Department:  Women's Health Institute/Taos Professional Services

Description:  Room, intake, test, schedule, pre-authorizations, triage, phlebotomy, patient records.

Location:  Women's Health Institute and Taos Professional Services clinics.

Education:  Graduate of Medical Assistant course preferred.  Associates degree may be substituted for Medical Assistant training.

Shift:  Monday-Friday, 8 hours/day.

Duration:  Full-Time


Position Details:

Medical Assistant, Full-Time, 40 hrs/week, Day Shift.

Non-Exempt, Hourly, Bargaining

Benefited position starting 1st day of the following month after hire.

Position Summary:

Rooming of patients, including performing intake and documentation of vital signs and working with our Evident EMR system.  Submit testing orders for providers in Evident EMR, handle and process patient prescriptions, schedule tests and procedures and follow up on patient's orders.  May perform insurance prior authorizations and eligibility checks.  Triages patient calls and takes accurate and detailed telephone messages.  Secures competencies in point-of-care testing to include:  Phlebotomy and specimen handling, EKG's, point-of-care urinalysis testing, point-of-care glucose testing, PT INR testing, rapid step testing and instrument sterilization.  Assists and chaperones providers during procedures and treatments.  Assists in patient discharges to include the printing of after visit summaries and educational materials.  Responsible for room turn-over including room stocking, par level maintenance and surface cleaning in accordance with established cleaning policies and procedures.  May process patient record requests from outside medical providers.  Performs other duties as assigned by manager/supervisor.  May be required to float to other practices/clinics to accommodate staffing needs.  

We are looking for a candidate who works great as a team player with all departments, staff and future employees with positive representation of Holy Cross Medical Center.

As a Holy Cross Medical Center employee, you will immediately start accruing Personal Leave Time and Major Medical Leave time from day one. You will receive incredible Health, Vision and Dental benefits, paid partially by employee and employer with life insurance, short and long-term disability options. We offer a 403B pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts on HCMC hospital deductibles, bereavement leave, education opportunities, jury duty compensation, service awards, EAP and Professional Development Program opportunities.

To apply, please fill out an application and attached a current resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

Holy Cross Hospital is located in Taos, New Mexico. Taos is a friendly county seat located in Northern New Mexico roughly 40 minutes from Colorado's southern border. With clean rural living, we are located just 65 miles from the capital of Santa Fe, NM, 4 hours from Denver and 2 hours from Albuquerque. At 6,969 feet of elevation, there is outdoor recreation everywhere, quality schools with lots of sun and snow. We have four ski/snowboarding resorts located within 30 minutes of Taos, to include the world famous Taos Ski Valley, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, golfing, hunting and over 400 years of history.

Holy Cross Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state and federal regulations will be observed.

Schedule: Full-Time
Contact: Anthony Ralph
Phone: 575-751-5782
Email: aralph@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate of Medical Assistant course preferred.
  • Knowledge of State, Federal and Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs required.  
  • Knowledge of Meditech EMR preferred.
  • Associates degree may be substituted for Medical Assistant training.
  • Will consider training applicants with prior experience in the medical field with solid work references.

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