Job Openings Medical Assistant

About the job Medical Assistant

Would you like to join a thriving and growing facial plastic surgery practice? If so, then this exciting opportunity, with one of the area's most highly reputed facial plastic surgeons, is for you! This busy practice is looking for a highly-organized, outgoing and friendly person to serve as a Medical Assistant to assist our talented surgeon with patient care and follow-up. The Medical Assistant is responsible for managing patient flow, assisting with patient care, demonstrating superior customer service and tackling tasks with the utmost of professionalism. Applicants must be a team player and have the ability to multi-task. Prior medical experience is preferred but not required - we are willing to train the right person for our team. We are seeking someone with passion for this field who would like to make a career out of working with our team and our patients.

This position will be responsible for:

  • triaging and rooming patients
  • facilitating patient flow
  • measuring and recording patient history / physical in the EMR
  • preparing, cleaning and stocking examination rooms
  • assisting with surgical procedures
  • returning patient calls
  • securing prior authorizations and referrals as needed for medications, treatments and procedures
  • adhering to procedures for processing and tracking lab specimens and other diagnostic testing
  • following protocols for instrument handling, cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and maintenance of autoclave.
  • back-up coverage for medical assistant for ENT physician
  • other duties as requested

Applicants must have:

  • Prior plastics and/or surgical experience, preferred
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Professional demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • We offer a GREAT schedule:
  • Monday- Friday, no weekends or evenings
  • FLEXIBLE schedule two days per week, when surgeon is out of the office
  • We try to close the office early every Friday afternoon

Compensation:

  • $20-$22 per hour, depending upon experience

Benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • STD Insurance
  • 401k Plan