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Axis Health System


October 9, 2023




Medical (HDHP or PPO)                •            Long Term Disability

401k offering up to 6% match    •            Short Term Disability

Health Savings Account               •            Dental

Flexible Spending Account         •            Vision

Dependent Care Account            •            Pet Insurance

Life Insurance                                   •            College Invest plans

Annual Wellness Benefits            •            Personal Days

Loan Repayment Programs        •            (9) Company Paid Holidays

(3) weeks of All Paid Leave (APL) for first 2 years with full-time employment.

On-going training & educational opportunities for professional development are also available.


Physical demands: Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop. Must have ability to sit for longer periods at a computer. Employee must be able to travel between AHS locations. Possible potential exposure to communicable disease. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. AHS may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required Skills:

Considerable knowledge and skill obtained through experience and/or training to be able to provide appropriate care to all clinic patients.

Advanced knowledge of dental record keeping practices including documentation in an electronic health/dental record. 

Ability to exercise considerable judgment, to recognize problems outside of this role and refer appropriately.

Knowledge of dental and medical terminology

Physical capability to interact with others and perform mobility requirements of the position

Knowledge and ability to operate standard office equipment including scanner, computer.

Working knowledge of Windows based computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and ability to access the internet.

Ability to be helpful and sensitive to the needs of all employees, while concurrently respecting corporate policies, procedures, and priorities.

Interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.

Ability to communicate job-related information to individuals and small groups.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; plan own work schedule effectively and multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced setting.

Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes-hectic environment with frequent interruptions.

Ability to concentrate in sometimes hectic and stressful settings.

Ability to read and understand written materials.

Must regard work as confidential.

Must have current driver’s license, qualify for commercial vehicle insurance and maintain a driving record that allows insurability with AHS’ insurance agency.

Occasional travel required.

Ability to take on additional duties when necessary.

Additional eligibility requirements:  Annual Flu immunization, Annual TB screening, CPI training within 90 days of hire, BLS PRO certification required within 90 days of hire

 About our Axis Health System:  We are the leading provider of behavioral health and integrated (primary, dental, and behavioral health) care on the Western Slope of Colorado. As a therapist in our clinic, you’ll have access to a wide range of resources for your patients. We have recovery groups, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), specialized mental health outpatient programs, primary care, diabetes education, crisis services, resource navigators, insurance enrollment specialists, tele-video systems to access our locations across the region and more. We work to make sure you have what you need at your fingertips to be successful in your position and support your patient in their road to recovery.

Our concept of integrated, whole person, healthcare is population-based, patient-centered, outcome-driven and technology-enabled. Health and wellness are not program components; they are a central tenet of our approach. Our mission to make a meaningful difference through healthcare innovation and caring for the whole person

If you are a dedicated professional who aspires to be part of an innovative culture and is interested in mission-driven healthcare, Axis Health System is a great fit for you.

Please visit our website at , to apply for this position and for more information about our organization.

About Durango/Pagosa Springs:

If you’re interested in Rocky Mountain wildlife, white water rafting, hiking in to discover nature’s most beautiful waterfalls, or a breathtaking car ride on the San Juan Skyway, then Durango and Pagosa Springs are the place for you!  As with so many areas on the Western Slope, you have now entered an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Just minutes from zip lining through the treetops, to soaking in the Piedra River Hot Springs, located in the national forest, after a day of hiking any one of the many trails, and when the season is right, you can be snowboarding or camping in the mountains that surround this beautiful area.  Take a ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Train and enjoy the stunning views of the San Juan National Forest.  You’re also a mere 35-minute car ride to Mesa Verde National Park. Just outside the doors of our clinics, you’ll find beautiful parks with walking paths and opens spaces to enjoy. Durango has an airport located minutes from our clinics which has service to Denver, Phoenix and Dallas-Fort Worth daily. Learn more about our area here:  Visit Durango, CO | Official Tourism Site of Durango, Colorado


Required Education:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.


Desired Start Date

Starts at $20

Dental Assistant

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