Certified Medical Assistant II-Mohs

Job Locations US-WA-Bellevue | US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/10/2021 3:42 PM)
Job ID
2021-1690
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Support

Overview

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.

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or GED

 

Experience: 2 plus years of medical assistant or surgical technician experience, preferably in dermatology.

 

Technology Applications: Experience with EMR applications. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.

Responsibilities

  • 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. 

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