Medical Assistant  – Orange County, CA

Job Summary:  This is a traveling position responsible for preparing dermatology patients for examination and/or treatment and surgically assisting medical providers as directed, in our various Orange County offices.

Key Competencies:   Demonstrated ability to courteously escort patients to the examination room noting subjective complaints in patient’s chart and setting flag to alert provider that patient is ready.

Demonstrated ability to prepare necessary surgical dressing and instruct patient in post-operative wound care, such as dressing changes and appropriate use of medications.

Demonstrated ability to administer local anesthetic, photodynamic therapy treatment, injections, removal of sutures, and surgically assist the physician with Mohs Surgery, various cutaneous surgeries and cosmetic procedures as directed by provider.

Demonstrated ability to accurately complete necessary paperwork and electronic health records input associated with the visit encounter.

Demonstrated ability to operate MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Internet Explorer/Mozilla Firefox. Must type 40 WPM.

Demonstrated ability to apply proper CPT and ICD coding to electronic encounters as well as has experience in charge entry.

Education:   Associate’s degree or High School Diploma/GED preferred. Must possess current medical assistant certificate.

Experience:   Minimum of two years in a dermatology practice as a medical assistant.
Experience with Mohs surgery required. Experience in dermatology and Mohs surgery to include comprehensive understanding of medical terminology as demonstrated by accurate medical charting as well as hands-on experience with surgically assisting the physician.

Other:  This position requires frequent travel, and requires a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation, and current insurance coverage.

How to Apply: To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Careers@LVSCC.com in either .DOC or .PDF format. Please type in the subject line: “Medical Assistant –Orange County

No phone calls or faxes.

 


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