The Medical Assistant is the first person most patients encounter when entering Gunnison Valley Family Medicine and thus exemplarily customer service is expected at all times. This position is responsible for greeting patients, collecting patient medical history, taking vital signs, assigning and escorting patients to rooms, various phone calls to patients and some clerical duties. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant program. Experience: Previous family practice, clinic or hospital experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills required. Experience with computers, fax/copy machines, telephone etiquette, paging systems and database systems preferred. Licenses/Certification: Maintenance of current CPR or BLS.