About the job
Under the general supervision of the MD or NP, and reporting directly to the Clinical Services Manager, the Medical Assistant shall provide direct and indirect care to our patients in a dermatology healthcare setting. MAs work in collaboration with the physician(s) or other health care provider (s) and other ambulatory support staff with the office location and with other disciplines to deliver quality patient care.
Escorts patients to the appropriate room, accurately obtains and records history and chief complaint to practice standards.
Prepares patient for the appointment based upon the diagnosis, procedure and or practice protocols. Includes proper dress (gowns), proper set ups for the procedure to be performed etc.
Performs proper pre-visit procedure under the direction of the physician or other health care provider prior to the patient’s visit (suture removal, dressing removal).
Observes and reports any abnormal symptoms or behavior to appropriate licensed personnel.
Organizes and prioritizes daily work tasks to ensure the Physicians/NP’s schedule runs smoothly and all patient needs are met.
Performs suture removals, wound cultures, patch testing, phototherapy, and other procedures as directed.
Performs proper dosing and mixing of medications Buffered Lidocaine, Kenalog, Sclerotherapy preparations, Botox- Cosmetic & Hyperhydrosis, etc.
Must be able to perform phototherapy, Xtrac and PDT.
Responsible for Scribing/Documenting office visit on computer for Provider. May be responsible for cross-coverage when needed.
Obtains and electronically records an accurate history of Present Illness; updates patient problem list, allergies, pharmacy, medication list and history of skin cancer as indicated.
Assist with training new hires and cross coverage.
Education High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program is Required.
Four years of previous MA experience preferably in dermatology is preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration Certification as a Medical Assistant is required. BLS Certification is required. Xtrac certification is required (site specific).
Come to work for APDerm and take advantage of our competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for growth, to include
Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant.
Sign on Bonus of up to $1,000 for Full Time Medical Assistants
Medical Assistant leveling of MA I, MA II or MA III, based on certification and years of experience
Medical Assistant Clinical Training Program to prepare experienced Medical Assistants with no Dermatology experience to be successful in their role
Medical Partner of Choice Program – a newly developed program at APDerm that maps out career advancement for Medical Assistants and includes multiple avenues for growth
Opportunity to complete Clinical Dermatology Technician (CDT) Program at no cost
Generous Tuition Reimbursement that can be used for Medical Assistant certification programs
40% discount on cosmetic services and skincare products
Comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental, 401(k) with generous company match, health savings account (HSA), generous PTO and holidays, and much more!
At Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, PC, we are dedicated to creating a caring, professional, patient-centered experience for state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology and dermatopathology. By treating every patient as an individual, we seek to customize a plan of care to match each patient’s needs and priorities. We strive to deliver exceptional dermatologic care by making comprehensive dermatology services available and accessible to our patients within their communities. We support our primary care healthcare providers with easy access and rapid communication. We empower our patients with information to participate in the goal of achieving healthy skin. Our highly trained providers and staff work as a team to provide excellent, coordinated, cost-effective dermatology care.