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Primary Care MA Educator

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Vail Health consists of an updated 520,000-square-foot, 56-bed hospital.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

In addition to the hospital, Vail Health has many access points including:

  • Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopedics & Neurosurgery.
  • Vail Health also owns interest in multiple joint venture ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) throughout the region.
  • Colorado Mountain Medical, Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Vail, Dillon, Avon and Eagle, Edwards medical campus and Eagle Healthcare Center.
  • The Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. 
  • Vail Health is also leading the way in serving our communities’ behavioral health needs with outpatient behavioral health services at the Edwards Community Health Campus, and the Precourt Healing Center, a 28-bed in-patient behavioral health facility, opening in 2025.
The Medical Assistant Educator/Clinical Trainer will be responsible for developing, implementing, scheduling, and delivering training programs to clinical staff to ensure they meet competency standards to expertly perform their work in a multi-specialty medical practice.

1. Develop, implement, and deliver a training program for new and existing clinical staff. This will include general procedure and specialty training.

2. Develop, implement, and deliver a training program for Patient Care Technicians to gain skills, knowledge and abilities so they may successfully transition to Clinical Assistants once specific licensure is obtained.

3. Provide training through first weeks of hire and throughout the Patient Care Tech.

4. Collaborates with medical providers and unit management in the planning, implementation and delivery of educational curricula.

5. Provide CLIA training to staff while staying current on related testing procedures.

6. Develop and facilitate OSHA training procedures for new and tenured staff to ensure ongoing compliance with medical practice requirements.

7. Create and implement an in-service continuing education schedule for clinical staff. Deliver the training and/or schedule external trainers, and document participant records. 

8. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.

9 . Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.


This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with applicable patient care and administrative duties required.
  • Expert knowledge of medical terminology, medical equipment, HIPAA compliance and OSHA rules and regulations.



One of the following is required:

  • Medical Assistant:
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT)
    • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing
    • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association
    • Medical Assistant Certification (MAC) by the American Medical Certification Association
    • Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant by the National Association for Health Professionals
  • State of Colorado Licensed Practical Nurse or valid compact state license
  • State of Colorado Registered Nurse or valid compact state license required


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required


Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, et

Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Bachelor degree in health care field preferred



Application Close Date:

Application window will close on April 30, 2024.




Benefits at Vail Health (Full and Part Time) Include:

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits:
    • Competitive wages
    • Parental leave (4 weeks paid)
    • Housing programs
    • Childcare reimbursement 
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: 
    • Medical
    • Dental 
    • Vision
  • Educational Programs: 
    • Tuition Assistance 
    • Existing Student Loan Repayment
    • Specialty Certification Reimbursement
    • Annual Supplemental Educational Funds
  • Paid Time Off:
    • Up to five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance:
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching 
    • Life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More:
    • Up to $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursement
    • Recreation discounts
    • Pet insurance


Pay is based upon relevant education and experience per hour.

Hourly Pay:
$29.02$43.52 USD

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (remote-only positions). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Relocation and housing assistance may be available.

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