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Medical Assistant (Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology)

Company: Berman Skin Institute
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

About Berman Skin Institute Berman Skin Institute (BSI) is a group of dermatology and cosmetic surgery centers with 11 medical practice locations across Northern California (including Los Altos, Fremont, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Placerville, Cameron Park, Roseville, Tracy, Yuba City, and Sacramento). Founded in 1993 by Dr. David Berman, a board-certified dermatologist, BSI's mission is to blend state-of-the-art medical technology and research with a dedication to patient welfare and healing to provide patients with the best possible dermatologic care. As one of the largest skin laser centers in the world, BSI has several dozen lasers, and many other non-laser devices for skin and hair conditions. Additionally, Dr. Berman was the first physician in the world to perform hair transplants using the ARTAS--- robotic hair transplant system, and remains the principal researcher for the manufacturer, Restoration Robotics. With a diverse patient population, BSI has a set of broad and comprehensive service offerings, including medical and surgical dermatology (including treatment for acne, moles, allergic skin reactions, autoimmune diseases, skin infections and more); cosmetic dermatology (including laser wrinkle treatment, laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, laser brown spot removal, laser removal of varicose veins and more); skin care products and medi-spa/esthetician treatments (including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials, extractions for acne and more). More information about Berman Skin Institute can be found at http://www.skinmds.comResponsibilitiesThe Medical Assistant position working Back Office is the first point of contact for our patients, patient family members, physicians, and other clinic staff. We are in search of a customer service superstar with both excellent communication and clinical skills. The position is full time and fully benefited. Collecting and updating patient insurance and demographic informationVerification of health plan eligibility Scheduling patient appointments using EMRManage multiple phone lines Serve as a patient advocate during patient exam and treatmentRoom patients to examination rooms, procedure rooms or operative rooms and prepare them for the physicianRecord patients' medical history, medications, allergies, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical recordsEnsure proper consent forms are obtained prior to preparing a patient for treatmentPrepare and administer medications as directed by a physician following safety protocol of right dose, right patient, right route, right drug and noting expiration dateExplain treatment procedures, medications, diets, wound care instructions and physician's instructions to patients, including suture removal/steri-strip applicationHelp physician examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing suturesUnder physician direction, authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmaciesPrepare and clean exam rooms and medical equipment in between each patient and at the end of the daySet up rooms and assist providers with surgical procedure while maintaining sterile fieldAssess the patient's condition throughout the exam, procedure or surgery according to the facility's policies and notify providers and RN of any indication of distressCorrectly disposes of infection waste and bio hazard materialsSchedule appointments for patientsChange dressings on woundContact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests and/or admissionInventory and assess the need for instruments, supplies and equipment while keeping the room stockedPerforms accurate documentation of all procedures in a timely manner Assist physicians in patient, employee, or visitor medical emergencies and ensure proper documentation per facility's policyInventory and order medical emergency supplies monthly and ensure all equipment is in proper working orderAdheres to all policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities while supporting a culture of high quality and great customer servicePerforms other duties as neededREQUIREMENTSTwo (2) years' experience in an outpatient setting as a Medical Assistant in back office. High School diploma or equivalent.Love what we do! Think Dermatology is very, very cool. Perhaps you have a drawer full of skin care products at home????Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills are essential.Have a sense of humor. This is essential. Everyone should laugh a little bit everyday. Have life set up so you can some to work everyday reliably and on time. Don't worry, you get paid time off too to play and vacation but when scheduled, we need to know you are going to be there, Keyboarding skills and the ability to utilize computer equipment and software are required as is experience with other types of standard office equipment.Communicate effectively in the English language in person, on the phone, & in writing.Must be available to work Saturdays

Keywords: Berman Skin Institute, Walnut Creek , Medical Assistant (Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology), Healthcare , Walnut Creek, California

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