**$1K SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for candidates with previous MOHS experience**

Northeast Dermatology is a growing medical practice that provides exceptional care to patients in our local community. We are currently seeking a MOHS Medical Assistant to join our surgical team and provide support to our dermatologists and patients. Our practice offers a warm and friendly environment where patients feel comfortable at their visit, and we are looking for someone who shares our values and commitment to excellence. In addition to a supportive work environment, this role comes with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, visual, and dental insurance, as well as paid time off, sick days, personal days, and holidays. We believe in investing in our employees and offering them the resources they need in order to be successful in their roles. 

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.

Schedule:  Monday & Tuesday (Newburyport) / Wednesday & Thursday (Beverly)

Shift:  Full Time / 4/10's – 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Compensation:  Hourly rate based on candidate experience + comprehensive benefits package

 

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. 

 

Education: High School Diploma or GED

 

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

 

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