FLSA Status: Nonexempt
The medical assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the medical provider with patient care.
Essential Functions Summary
Responsible for assisting the physician with patient care including taking vital signs, obtaining history and chief complaint; assisting with biopsies and select surgery procedures. Other responsibilities include patient education on treatment plans and medication, patient phone calls, assisting in surgery, nursing procedures, such as suture removal, dressing changes, and completion of pathology and lab requisition documents.
Position requirements / duties
- Advanced skills in data entry and EMR programs
- Advance experience with IPads
- Excellent communication skills
- Good understanding of skin anatomy
- Good problem-solving and analytical skills
- Ability to work as a team member
- Well-organized with attention to detail
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Empathetic with patient needs and concerns
- Ability to work well with physicians, anticipating their needs in regard to patient treatment
- Ability to type 40 words per minute
Medical Assistants reports to the Clinical Coordinator
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Must complete an accredited medical assisting program, dermatology technician program, or nursing program.
Must possess strong English oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with other medical staff and management. Eyesight must be sufficient to be able to read medical charts and computer monitors. Must possess manual dexterity sufficient to utilize reference materials and to manipulate pages in Medical Chart and to type on keyboards.
Typical conditions of office environment. During initial phases of training, stress levels may exceed normal levels as new skills are learned and new information is assimilated.
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