APDerm Management, LLC Medical Assistant in Westford, Massachusetts
Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant? Come to work for APDerm and take advantage of our competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for growth.
Escorts patients to the appropriate room, accurately obtains and records history and chief complaint to practice standards.
Prepares patient for the appointment based upon the diagnosis, procedure and or practice protocols. Includes proper dress (gowns), proper set ups for the procedure to be performed etc.
Performs proper pre-visit procedure under the direction of the physician or other health care provider prior to the patient’s visit (suture removal, dressing removal).
Responsible for Scribing/Documenting office visit on computer for Providers
Ensures that all necessary information and materials are present for clinician prior to the patient visit.
Obtains and electronically records an accurate history of Present Illness; updates patient problem list, allergies, pharmacy, medication list and history of skin cancer as indicated.
Instructs and teaches patients after care for surgical and cosmetic procedures. Ensure patients show understanding and document this in the patient's chart.
Perform appropriate specimen collection (including labeling, ensuring the specimen is in the bottle and practice protocol)
Records and maintains pathology logbook to ensure that all pathology reports have been properly documented.
Provides and reviews appropriate instructions to patients regarding procedures or testing.
Provide patient with written educational material.
Performs suture removals, wound cultures, patch testing, phototherapy, and other procedures as directed.
Performs proper dosing and mixing of medications: Buffered Lidocaine, Kenalog, Sclerotherapy preparations, Botox- Cosmetic & Hyperhydrosis, etc.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certification as a Medical Assistant is preferred but not required. BLS Certification is required. Xtrac certification is required (site specific).
Salary Range: $18.90-$31.35.