Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5405983
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services
Patient Care Tech I-III – CU Medicine, Family Medicine, Landmark - 34156 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Community Practice

Job Title: Patient Care Tech I-III – CU Medicine, Family Medicine, Landmark

Position #: 00820120 – Requisition #:34156

Job Summary:

Calling all EMTs, CNAs, and Nursing Students! Our busy Clinics are recruiting for Patient Care Techs! We need your training and skills to help our clinic run smoothly, providing our patients with top-notch quality care.

The Patient Care Tech I-III (PCT) is responsible for providing patient care under the direction of a physician or another healthcare provider. The PCT works to facilitate clinic workflow, assist patients, and ensure safe, seamless delivery of care for each patient.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Accurately rooms patients, obtains & records vital signs, patient history, and reason for seeking care.
  • Accurately processes and records telephone messages in the patient's medical record, according to policy.
  • Assists in preparing prescription refills for providers and according to policy.
  • Provides patient care in a safe, comfortable, and private environment.
  • Performs clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned, such as completing patient visit records, maintaining departmental logs, answering telephones, taking messages, checking in patients, and scheduling patient appointments.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates referrals as directed by the provider.
  • Cleans exam rooms and other patient care areas between each patient.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Denver, CO.

Why Join Us:

Community Practice Medicine, housed within the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado, is seeking trained medical professionals to join our growing team. With clinics spanning from Longmont to Castle Rock, we offer a wide variety of opportunities. Specialty areas include, but are not limited to; Orthopedics, Vascular Surgery, OBGYN, Internal Medicine, Urology, Psychiatry, and many more!

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical, and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers, and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Patient Care Tech I
  • Completion of Medical Surgical Nursing One AND enrolled in an accredited Nursing Program.

  • Completion of an accredited Certified Nursing Assistant program and must pass both sections of the Certified Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide competency evaluation examination (i.e. CNA Exam). Current License with the State of Colorado.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Patient Care Tech II
  • Completion of an accredited Patient Care Technician program and pass the National Center for Competency Testing Exam for Patient Care Technicians (i.e. NCCT). Current License with the State of Colorado.

  • Completion of an accredited Emergency Medical Technician program and pass the National Certification Exam (i.e. NREMT) Current License with the State of Colorado.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
  • 1 year of experience in a healthcare-related field.

Patient Care Tech III
  • Completion of accredited Paramedic Certification program and pass the National Certification Exam (i.e. NREMT). Current License with the State of Colorado.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
  • 1 year of experience in a healthcare-related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree.
  • 1+ year experience in a medical office/hospital setting.
  • Medical office experience in area of specialty.
  • EPIC and Kronos experience.
  • Bilingual, Spanish-speaking.
  • MS Office: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross healthcare provider-level CPR certification.
  • Complies with applicable University of Colorado School of Medicine, Community Practice mandatory education and training.
  • Maintains all required licensure and certifications for the position.
  • Must be able to work in person.
  • Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong organizational and personal skills.
  • Strong medical terminology knowledge and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of CPT & ICD-10 procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of value-based care and risk-based coding procedures in Primary Care.
  • Strong knowledge of medication and injection procedures.
  • Ability to safely administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
  2. Curriculum vitae / Resume
  3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Cristine Gentert,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as

Patient Care Tech I: $44,116 to $51,527

Patient Care Tech II: $47,813 to $55,846

Patient Care Tech III: $49,772 to $58,134

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 21970 - SOM-DEAN DO CPD - PRIM CARE

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 9, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Cristine Gentert Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00820120

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