Medical Assistant needed for Dermatology Office

U.S. Dermatology Partners Keene, TX 2019-07-10

Job Description

Busy multi-provider office looking for energetic and dynamic team player for the Ft. Worth office. Medical assistants must be able to scribe for providers during exam, be EMR friendly, possess strong patient skills, be a self-starter and fast learner who can multi-task efficiently w/ high volume & great attitude in a fast paced environment. Requires strong attendance and punctuality. Previous experience preferred with Dermatology, MOHS, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology, or OB/Gyn. Experience with EMA a plus.

Our office offers great hours, fantastic co-workers and amazing providers. Benefits include 3-5 weeks PTO, medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance coverage, and a 401k retirement plan. We are looking for dynamic people who enjoy working in a positive environment to join our family.

The Medical Assistant is to provide assistance to the licensed-medical provider in multiple settings including the clinic and surgical settings. They are to provide safe, knowledgeable, compassionate individualized care to all patients. Responsible for the following, based on the needs of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a patient advocate during patient exam and treatment
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms, procedure rooms or operative rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Record patients' medical history, medications, allergies, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
  • Ensure proper consent forms are obtained prior to preparing a patient for treatment
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician following safety protocol of right dose, right patient, right route, right drug and noting expiration date
  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, wound care instructions and physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.
  • Under Provider direction, authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, required.
  • EMR experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with Dermatology, MOHS, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology, or OB/Gyn preferred.
  • Knowledge of sterile technique, anatomy, and medications
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable, and a team player
  • Management and organizational skills to support the leadership of this function
  • Ability to follow or provide verbal & written instructions with sufficient grammar and spelling skills to avoid mistakes or misinterpretations
  • Interpersonal skills to support customer service, functional, and team mate support needs
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Mathematical and/or analytical ability for basic to intermediate problem solving
  • Basic to intermediate computer operation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Specialty knowledge of systems relating to job function
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations for this position; general understanding of HIPAA guidelines
  • Assist physician with surgical procedure while maintaining sterile field
  • Assess the patients condition throughout the exam, procedure or surgery according to the facility's policies and notify physician and RN of any indication of distress
  • Responsible for cleaning room and medical equipment in between each patient and at the end of the day.
  • Correctly disposes of infection waste and biohazard materials
  • Schedule appointments for patients
  • Change dressings on wounds.
  • Greet patients arriving at office or clinic.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Medical Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Dermatology: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Medical Assistant (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
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