San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 US
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Job Type: Temporary (with potential for permanent placement)
Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Dermatology Medical Assistant to join our well-established dermatology practice in San Luis Obispo, CA. This position is temporary to hire due to medical leaves and requires a swift hiring process to cover the absence of our staff. As a Dermatology Medical Assistant, you will play a crucial role in assisting our dermatologists and medical staff in providing exceptional patient care during this period.
- Greet and prepare patients for examinations, procedures, and treatments.
- Assist dermatologists during patient examinations and minor surgical procedures.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic health records (EHR) for patients.
- Provide education and information to patients about dermatological conditions, treatment plans, and post-care instructions.
- Administer medications, injections, and treatments under the supervision of a dermatologist.
- Perform wound care, dressings, and suture removal.
- Assist with the management and sterilization of medical equipment and instruments.
- Coordinate patient appointments, schedule follow-up visits, and handle administrative tasks as needed.
- Maintain a clean and organized clinical environment.
- Uphold patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
- Collaborate with the medical team to ensure efficient patient flow and delivery of high-quality care.
- High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a recognized Medical Assistant program preferred.
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credentials are a plus.
- Prior experience in a dermatology or medical practice setting is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of dermatological procedures, terminology, and medical equipment.
- Proficiency in electronic health records (EHR) systems.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced medical environment.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining a high standard of patient care.
- Bilingual skills (if applicable) are an advantage.
- Pay Range: $18 - $22 per hour, based on experience and specialization.
- 1 year of experience with 1 specialty = $18.
- 3 years' minimum experience with more fields or specialties = $22.
Application Process: To apply for the Dermatology Medical Assistant position, please send your updated resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.
- In-person interviews are preferred.
- Virtual interviews can be accommodated if needed.
Turnaround Timeframe: We aim to complete the hiring process within 24 hours.
COVID Requirements: We no longer require Covid vaccines for applicants.