VALLEY DERMATOLOGY: Medical Assistant - Yakima, Wa

Employer: Valley Dermatology

Job Description:
Valley Dermatology Associates, a physician-owned dermatology practice, located in the gorgeous Yakima Valley in Washington state has an opportunity for a Certified Medical Assistant interested in joining our practice full-time. Our well-established practice has provided general and surgical dermatology care to the citizens of the Yakima Valley and multiple surrounding communities for over 20 years. Continuing to build on the legacy of long-standing trust-based relationships cultivated with our patients while reaching out and participating in the care of newly acquired patients. The best candidate would be joining a team of experienced, professional, and disciplined medical providers and support staff focused on providing collaborative cutting edge, knowledgeable, and most compassionate care in the most efficient manner possible.

Required Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent
Certification as a Medical Assistant in the state
Dermatology or Surgical experience preferred
1+ years’ experience of full-time experience
Experience with EMR (electronic medical records)
Strong organizational and prioritization skills

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Clinic Flow
Ensures exam/procedure rooms are stocked, clean, and ready for patients
Maintains and uses supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner
Prepares the electronic medical record (EMR) for the clinic visit, as per VDA policies and procedures
Verifies the presence of needed medical records, pathology, and photos prior to scheduled appointments
Maintains clean technique during minor procedures, as indicated
Cleans all equipment and furniture between patients and prepares reusable tools/supplies for re-sterilization for processing

Patient Care Activities
Prepares the patient for surgery/examination by the provider
Performs delegated patient care activities/education in accordance with established standards of practice
Assists during patient examinations and minor procedures performed by providers
Provides skilled assistance to providers performing patient care procedures such as but not limited to shave and punch biopsy, excisions, Mohs surgeries, and closures
Performs simple dressing changes, suture removal, and assists in sterile dressing changes
Demonstrates the ability to be organized and effectively prioritizes work tasks for the needs of the clinic

Attributes of Ideal Applicant:
Excellent communication skills
Good understanding of skin and anatomy
Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and team oriented environment
Patient oriented, empathetic to the patients needs and concerns
Well-organized with attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and team oriented environment
Patient oriented, empathetic to the patients needs and concerns

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-966-7899
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Email cover letter and resume to [email protected]
Base Pay:

Posted on July 31, 2023

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