Medical Assistant (CCMA, CMA, RMA)

  • 300 Maiden Ln, St Joseph, MI 49085, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Advanced Dermatology, PLLC is a medical practice started in St. Joseph, Michigan in 1999 by Board Certified Dermatologist Mark A. Kuriata, DO, FAOCD, FAAD. Currently, Advanced Dermatology, PLLC has a second location in Dowagiac, Michigan. Every year, Advanced Dermatology, PLLC strives to provide the highest quality dermatologic care to thousands of patients in the Southwest Michigan and Michiana communities. The practice treats a high volume of general and surgical dermatologic conditions. Dr. Kuriata also has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Mohs Micrographic Surgery through the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology (AOBD.) This sub-specialty provides surgical cure rates up to 99%.  A cosmetic branch of the practice also offers cosmetic skin treatments, including Botox, fillers, laser treatments, Ultherapy, Coolsculpting and more.

Job Description

Are you a Medical Assistant seeking an exciting position in an outpatient practice? We are looking for you! Advanced Dermatology is currently hiring CCMA’s, CMA’s and RMA’s to work full-time or part-time shifts ranging from 16 to 40 hours per week. Job shifts are typically 8-9 hours per day with office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.*, and time off for lunch.

The Medical Assistant will function as a member of the patient care team. Typically, Medical Assistants will be responsible for assisting the physician in taking vital signs, obtaining chief complaints and medical histories while utilizing portable iPads for EMR. The Medical Assistant may also assist with biopsies and select surgical or cosmetic procedures. Other responsibilities include scribing in the electronic medical record system, completing pathology and lab requisition documents, educating patients on treatment plans and medications, along with completing nursing procedures, such as suture removal, dressing changes, allergen patch testing, and more.

Compensation will be dependent on experience and work history.

*At times, shifts may run past 5:00 p.m. but these instances are rare.

Qualifications

Must have:

    Positive, team-player attitude

    Excellent communication skills

    Good problem-solving and analytical skills

    Well-organized & detail oriented; good at multitasking

    Empathetic with patient needs and concerns

    Ability to work well with physicians, mid-levels, and other staff members

    Willingness to learn dermatologic terminology and electronic medical record system

Requirements:

    Private practice and/or dermatology experience a plus but will train

    Must provide a copy of MA certification or registration

    Basic computer skills – Email, Microsoft Word, etc.

    Comfortable using a tablet device like an iPad

    EHR/EMR experience a plus, but will train


PLEASE NOTE: This position may require candidates to work out of satellite office location in Dowagiac and the main Saint Joseph office. Please note in your application and during your interview if you are unable to work at any of these locations. Preference may be given to candidates willing to work from all clinic locations, however we will consider all applicants.



Additional Information

To apply, click the "I'm Interested" button at the top of this posting to submit your cover letter and resume. If you are unable to provide your information online, you may drop it off at our office or mail attention to Kim Bolles, Advanced Dermatology, PLLC, 300 E. Maiden Lane, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085.

All applications submitted through the online jobs portal will be reviewed and kept on file by our Human Resources department. If we are interested in conducting an interview with you, we will contact you through your given contact information.

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