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Medical Assistant II Mohs

Company: Northeast Dermatology Associates
Location: Newburyport
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

This position is responsible for providing care to patients undergoing Mohs surgery, including pre-surgical patient evaluations/consultations, postoperative patient and family teaching in a safe and quality-focused environment. This position is also responsible for assisting with surgical procedures, assisting with patient care, patient flow, charting in electronic and paper records. Provide care according to physician's instruction and in accordance with recognized techniques and procedures and established standards and policies to maintain the health and general well-being of the patient. Perform initial assessment and evaluation of patient and patient health survey data. Provide pre-operative and post-operative teaching for both patient and family members. Provide assistance during surgery or other procedures as indicated. Set up patient for surgery including prepping area, draping with sterile drapes, setting up clean tray with anesthesia and preparing instruments. Scrub in as assistant to surgeon. Hand instruments and cut suture, keep operative area clean and organized. Administer anesthesia as directed by physician. Prepare equipment and paper work for surgery Maintain appropriate records and documentation. Prepare a permanent EMR note for each Mohs case with follow up phone call documented in Electronic Medical Record. Carry out interventions that promote and maintain quality and excellence in surgical care. Clean and dress surgical defects according to procedure guidelines as ordered. Provide appropriate written instructions regarding care and potential problems. Maintain safety and well-being of patient according to individual needs. Provide adequate and appropriate safety precautions. Provide an adequate communication system for patient to contact office or doctor. Provide assistance as needed during ambulating to maintain safety of patient. Maintain confidentiality and privileged communications related to patients. Operate autoclave. Other duties as assigned.Education: High School Diploma or GEDExperience: 2 plus years of medical assistant or surgical technician experience, preferably in dermatology.Technology Applications: Experience with EMR applications. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate: Newburyport, MA 01950: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred) Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: BLS Certification (Preferred) Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Keywords: Northeast Dermatology Associates, Lowell , Medical Assistant II Mohs, Healthcare , Newburyport, Massachusetts

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