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Unit Clerk

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.
About the opportunity:

The Unit Clerk performs a variety of jobs as requested by the clinical leaders. Performs clerical and secretarial duties for clinical leadership. Works cooperatively with care team, the medical staff, and other departments to provide quality patient care. Supports established hospital policies and procedures. Assists in orientation of new personnel to positions.

What you will do:
  1. Provides confidential administrative support to the department and other areas as required. Demonstrates team work and strong, positive interpersonal skills as a measure of success. Avoids counterproductive behaviors i.e., gossip or other destructive communication. Develops trusting relationships. 
  2. Demonstrates professional conduct and is accountable for actions and outcomes. Exhibits a willingness to be flexible when needed. Exhibits ability to work unsupervised. 
  3. Delivers excellent customer service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, customer preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with internal and external customers.
  4. Actively participates as a collaborative member of the team by communicating constructively, identifying interdepartmental problems, and resolving conflicts appropriately. 
  5. Demonstrates ability to give and receive peer review and feedback and incorporates this into his or her work.
  6. Able to organize & prioritize multiple, simultaneous tasks. Budgets time and work load appropriately. Completes projects within specified time limit. 
  7. Attends clinical department meetings and completes minutes on a timely basis as assigned.
  8. Sets professional and personal growth goals and monitors for success.
  9. Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives embracing Performance Peaks and Lean Methodology. 
  10. Performs other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  11. Models the principles of a Just Culture.
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.
What you will need:
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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred.
Computer / Typing:
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
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Application Close Date: March 15, 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:
$20$23.25 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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