Dermatology Medical Assistant

Advanced Dermatology and Skin Care Kemah, TX 2019-07-10
Description:
We are Advanced Dermatology, the premier dermatology practice serving the Greater Houston area, and WE ARE HIRING!

We are looking for dynamic individuals who work well in a busy clinic and can provide an excellent patient experience.

This is a full time position, 8 to 5, Monday through Friday. There are only two exceptions: we have late clinic once a week (late clinic runs only until 6; and Saturday clinic once a month from 8 to 12 noon and we rotate who works those days.)

  • Must have at least 2 years dermatology clinic experience. This is a strict requirement. Will consider plastics experience.*
ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY PRIORITIES

Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our PRIORITIES:

TAKING CARE OF OUR PEOPLE: We treat coworkers at all levels as an important and integral part of our daily routines. We should treat everyone with respect, patience, and great consideration in all things.

EXCELLENT PATIENT EXPERIENCE: We want to provide our patients with the best care possible to ensure that they return to us and are willing to acknowledge the great work that we do. In general treat each patient as an individual and provide them with the same care you’d want for yourself or a loved one. We focus on patient safety. We deliver personalized service using excellent customer service and using positive language principles. We involve patients by enabling their participation in their plan of care

FISCAL STEWARDSHIP: All of our business decisions must include an aim to mainting good fiscal stewardship. We must maximize the return on our investments (people, time, money) to be able to continue to provide for ourselves while also remaining profitable.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: We must continuously improve our processes and procedures so that we are always at the forefront of our industry. We must not be tied to tradition when there may be better ways of doing business. Everyone must keep an eye out for ways to improve in the way we do business.

UNITY AND COMMUNITY: Our business thrives when we treat each other with respect and act as a unit and not individuals. We should view each other as part of a team that does not succeed if we were to leave someone behind or to exclude anyone.

PEOPLE - 40 %
Provides patients with exemplary customer service throughout their clinic visit.
Following up on lab or pathology results either with the patient, provider, or lab.
Make appropriate cosmetic recommendations to patients.

SERVICE - 40 %
Preparing patient to be seen by the provider.
Assisting the provider during treatment, to include: biopsies, wound care, cosmetics and others.
Calling in prescription to patient pharmacy.
Following treatment plan prescribed by the provider.
Clean and restock patient visit rooms

QUALITY/SAFETY - 10 %
Monitors equipment to insure proper orientation and maintains said equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications.
Maintains treatment rooms and work areas in compliance with OSHA standards.
Participates and attends in-service educational programs and staff meetings.
Complete appropriate auditing requirements

FINANCE - 5 %
Maintains working knowledge of appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes.
Bills appropriately for services rendered.
Makes appropriate cosmetic or retail product recommendations.

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 5 %
Reviews and participates in process review to improve efficiency.
Participates in achievement of clinic action plans to reach performance goals.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Advanced Dermatology reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Requirements:
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of home school equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous dermatology experience required
  • Previous MA experience preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  • Medical Assistant certificate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must have working knowledge of services and products sold by Advanced Dermatology.
  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.
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