Job Summary: This position is responsible for preparing dermatology patients for examination and/or treatment and surgically assisting the medical provider as directed.
Key Competencies: Demonstrated ability to courteously escort patients to the examination room noting subjective complaints in patient’s chart and setting flag to alert provider that patient is ready.
Demonstrated ability to prepare necessary surgical dressing and instruct patient in post-operative wound care, such as dressing changes and appropriate use of medications.
Demonstrated ability to administer local anesthetic, removal of sutures, and surgically assist the physician with Mohs Surgery, various cutaneous surgeries and cosmetic procedures as directed by provider.
Demonstrated ability to accurately complete necessary paperwork and electronic health records input associated with the visit encounter.
Demonstrated ability to operate MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Internet Explorer/Mozilla Firefox. Must type 40 WPM.
Education: Associate’s degree or High School Diploma/GED preferred. Must possess a Medical Assistant certificate.
Experience: Minimum of two years in a dermatology practice as a medical assistant.
Experience with dermatology and Mohs surgery to include a comprehensive understanding of medical terminology as demonstrated by accurate medical charting as well as hands-on experience with surgically assisting the physician.
Other: We are a drug-free workplace.
West Dermatology offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), long term disability and other voluntary products.
Job Type: Full-time