APDerm Management, LLC Medical Assistant in Westford, Massachusetts
Under the general supervision of the MD or NP, and reporting directly to the Clinical Services Manager, the Medical Assistant shall provide direct and indirect care to our patients in a dermatology healthcare setting. MAs work in collaboration with the physician(s) or other health care provider (s) and other ambulatory support staff with the office location and with other disciplines to deliver quality patient care.
Escorts patients to the appropriate room, accurately obtains and records history and chief complaint to practice standards.
Prepares patient for the appointment based upon the diagnosis, procedure and or practice protocols. Includes proper dress (gowns), proper set ups for the procedure to be performed etc.
Performs proper pre-visit procedure under the direction of the physician or other health care provider prior to the patient’s visit (suture removal, dressing removal).
Responsible for Scribing/Documenting office visit on computer for Providers
Ensures that all necessary information and materials are present for clinician prior to the patient visit.
Obtains and electronically records an accurate history of Present Illness; updates patient problem list, allergies, pharmacy, medication list and history of skin cancer as indicated.
Instructs and teaches patients after care for surgical and cosmetic procedures. Ensure patients show understanding and document this in the patient's chart.
Perform appropriate specimen collection (including labeling, ensuring the specimen is in the bottle and practice protocol)
Records and maintains pathology logbook to ensure that all pathology reports have been properly documented.
Provides and reviews appropriate instructions to patients regarding procedures or testing.
Provide patient with written educational material.
Performs suture removals, wound cultures, patch testing, phototherapy, and other procedures as directed.
Performs proper dosing and mixing of medications: Buffered Lidocaine, Kenalog, Sclerotherapy preparations, Botox- Cosmetic & Hyperhydrosis, etc.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: BLS Certification is required or will have to be obtained. Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred.
At Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, PC, we are dedicated to creating a caring, professional, patient-centered experience for state-of-the-art medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology and dermatopathology. By treating every patient as an individual, we seek to customize a plan of care to match each patient’s needs and priorities. We strive to deliver exceptional dermatologic care by making comprehensive dermatology services available and accessible to our patients within their communities. We support our primary care healthcare providers with easy access and rapid communication. We empower our patients with information to participate in the goal of achieving healthy skin. Our highly trained providers and staff work as a team to provide excellent, coordinated, cost-effective dermatology care.
Our team members enjoy a world-class benefits plan with a broad range of options including:
Medical plans with HMO or PPO options
Healthcare Savings Account (HSA)
401k plan with generous match
Additional benefit options such as short-term disability, accident, Life Insurance
Great career path for Medical Assistants
Employee Referral Bonus Programs
40% off Cosmetic Services and retail products & free Botox