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Medical Assistant - Rivertown

Company: West Michigan Dermatology
Location: Grandville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Medical Assistant

Reports to: Office Manager

Supervises: n/a

Department: Clinical

Pay range: starting at $16 and increases based on experience

Job Summary:

The MAs that do best in our fast paced and busy Dermatology practice are driven, dependable and team oriented. Must be self-motivated and able multi-task while upholding our vision to provide compassionate service and exceptional care for our patients. Attention to detail is paramount to provide the patient with the best experience and outcomes.

Job Duties and Functions

  • Rooming patients in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Utilizing our EMR, MA will document the patient's medical history, chief complaint and medication list.
    • Scribing for the Provider during the visit, accurately documenting the impression and plan, new prescriptions, and operative notes.
    • Performing specific tasks such as surgery site preparation, drawing up medications, numbing of the surgical site, taking photos of the site, preparing specimens for pathology; as well as patient education responsibilities such as wound care and medication instructions.
    • Assisting the providers as needed with excisions and biopsies.
    • With proper training and with a proven level of interest and skill, MAs will be selected to assist in MOHS surgical procedures.
    • Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a team of physicians, PAs, LPNs, MAs, registration staff and management.
    • Performing other duties as assigned such as sterilizing instruments and stocking supplies.
    • Other tasks as requested by management. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology and site labeling.
      • Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
      • Skilled in using IPADs and willingness to learn EMR
      • Ability to listen, read, understand, and follow oral, and written instruction.
      • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
      • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with employees, physicians, patients and managers.
      • Familiarity with CLIA and OSHA requirements a plus as well as Safety and Infection Prevention standards.
      • Ability to administer topical numbing medications as well as injectable anesthesia
      • Ability to perform suture removals Education and certification requirements:

        Experience in a Dermatology setting is preferred but we will train the right candidate with experience from a related field such as wound care, plastic surgery, and facial surgery. Generally, following are the certifications required for this position:
        • MA, RMA, CMA or
        • CNA with a minimum two years of experience in a clinical setting or
        • Bachelors of Science in a health-related field or
        • 6 months of clinical hands on experience in a dermatology practice with a requirement to become a Certified Dermatology Tech within 6 months of employment, Physical Requirements:

          Frequent standing, sitting, walking, leaning and handling instruments. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to focus.

          HIPAA/PHI Security Level: HIGH (Low, Medium, or High)

          Indicate the security access level of Protected Health Information (PHI) as necessary to perform essential key responsibilities of the position (access, utilize, disclose, store, and/ or dispose of PHI).
        • Low -information access is of general nature representing summary type data rather than specific identifiable demographic or sensitive data.
        • Medium - information access is specific to an individual's demographics and service information (type of service, services received, dates of service, and provider of service).
        • High - information access is detailed and sensitive to an individual's demographics, service information, and personal medical history (past/present medical conditions, specifics of medical diagnosis or tests, treatment plans, and family history).

          We offer:
          • Competitive compensation
          • Health dental, vision benefits for full time employees
          • Retirement package
          • PTO accrual and holiday benefits
          • Employee discounts on products and services
          • An environment that encourages employees to be high performance and to grow within the organization
          • Annual bonuses

Keywords: West Michigan Dermatology, Grand Rapids , Medical Assistant - Rivertown, Healthcare , Grandville, Michigan

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