Surgical Medical Assistant

Employer
Anne Arundel Dermatology
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 22, 2022
Closes
Nov 29, 2022
Ref
717748237
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Founded over 40 years ago with a mission to provide the highest quality and full spectrum of medical, surgical, and esthetic skin care services to each and every one of its patients, Anne Arundel Dermatology has assembled the finest group of dermatologists in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states. With 250+ clinicians and 110+ locations across 7 states, weA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents re thriving, growing, and looking to add talented individuals to our team!*Why join Anne Arundel Dermatology?*We are committed to continual training and education for our physicians and staff. We are on top of the latest developments in dermatology including ongoing research, emerging treatments, new medications and prevention methods. You can find more than just a job with Anne Arundel Dermatology. We believe in providing our new associates with intensive hands on training and long-term career growth opportunities from within._/*We operate out of several offices, with the majority being within driving distance from Annapolis and Baltimore, Maryland. Ideally, we are looking for at least a two-year commitment but will seriously consider exceptional candidates for a shorter one-year term./*_*Job Duties & Responsibilities: ** Collect patient information/history, taking vitals and performing screenings per provider guidelines.* Use sterile technique to prepare procedure rooms and surgical trays.* Comply with all company policies and procedures in adherence to HIPAA regulations.* Obtain a pertinent patient history and physical, communicating the information back to the surgeon. Describe removal of the lesion, repair options, and postoperative wound care. Answer all patient questions within your scope.* Assist with documentation in EMR.* Record, manage, and update malignant and non-malignant pathology results in log.* Drape and prepare surgical site while maintaining sterile field, numb surgical site by injecting local anesthesia, achieve hemostasis using handheld cautery device, bandage patients appropriately based on surgical site.* Assist physician during all procedures (passing instruments, blotting, cutting sutures, etc).* Independently see and evaluate postoperative follow up patients.* Additional direct patient care responsibilities available with experience.* Opportunities for clinical research and publications for interested students.* Travel required to the following offices: *Annapolis, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Prince Frederick, MD, Berlin, MD, Hagerstown, MD, Westminster, MD, Havre de Grace, MD**Qualifications: ** 1-3 years of experience in a medical office setting is required* A college graduate or other individual interested in exploring opportunities in an in-office surgical setting* Have a passion for taking care of people* Ability to be a team player in a fast-paced environment* Must have reliable transportation and a willingness to travel to various surgical centers in Maryland* Will train motivated and hard-working candidates. No experience is necessary, although it will be viewed favorably.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* DermatologySchedule:* 10 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to Friday* No nights* No weekends* Rotating shiftApplication Question(s):* Are you willing to travel to all locations listed the job description?Experience:* Medical Office: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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