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SURGICAL TECHNICIAN

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REPORTS TO: Director of Cosmetic Services

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Must be certified from a surgical technician program. A minimum of one year of related clinical experience required.

JOB SUMMARY: Assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon’s assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in a fast-paced, well-lit, comfort controlled medical office. High traffic area. Work may be stressful.  Interaction with others may be constant and interruptive. Occasional irregular hours. Frequent exposure to communicable disease, toxic substances, medical preparations, and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.  Involves substantial standing and walking. Vision should be correctable and hearing discernible to telephone/paging contacts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for performing second assist functions for surgical intervention, preparing supplies and equipment. Prepare specimens for lab and requesting exams as required. Transport patients to and from surgery suite and individual rooms. Performs in-room surgical scrub duties. Maintain sterilizing equipment, assisting with O/R set-up, etc. Provide tray set-ups and designated extra instruments for all surgical procedures. Prepare, wrap and sterilize instruments, supplies and equipment as appropriate. Effectively work with surgeon and clinical staff during procedures. Prepare operating area safely and in an organized manner. Assist RN with instrument counts. Ensure compliance with AAAASF regulations in surgical suite. Ensure compliance with OSHA and HIPAA regulations. Assists in preparation of surgical procedures by anticipating needs of physician and patient. Demonstrates working knowledge of care and handling specimens, surgical instruments, supplies and equipment. Selects the appropriate supplies and equipment in a cost effective manner.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Performs other tasks as deemed necessary by Physician, Clinical Supervisor and/or Practice Administrator.


PRODUCT SPECIALIST

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REPORTS TO: Director of Cosmetic Services

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: A college degree or previous experience in medical practice skincare sales preferred. One or two years of dermatologic skin care experience preferred as well as previous sales experience.

JOB SUMMARY: The Skin Care Product Specialist is primarily responsible for transitioning patients from the physician to the aesthetic/retail portion of the practice. This position works closely with physicians to understand their preference of products and ingredients, so to effectively relay to patients why topical aesthetic products contribute to their overall skin health. Knowledge of skin structure and physiology is essential in order to effectively explain product ingredient efficacy to patients. Continual intensive training in product lines and ingredients is vital to remain relevant in the constantly changing field of aesthetics. This position is a skin care product sales position only with no patient treatment services involved.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Superior communication skills, oral, written and platform, ability to exert subtle motivation and influence, computer literate with familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Nextech (preferred) or other practice management system software and ability to use analytic modules provided by vendors, must be able to work as part of a team, effective organization skills with attention to detail, must be customer service orientated, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, presents a highly professional image.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Product consultation, product education FOR PATIENTS and STAFF, product research, ordering product, maintaining product inventory, manage analytical tools to generate reports as needed to access product sales and inventory management, manage analytical tools to generate reports identifying referral lists, patient contact lists and patient product use as required by marketing and specific marketing initiatives, and performs other tasks as deemed necessary by the Director of Cosmetic Services.


REGISTERED NURSE (PRN)

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REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. A Current RN licensure or temporary license as a Registered Nurse in the state in which you work or reside. Basic Life Saving for healthcare provider and Advanced Cardiac Life Saving certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required. Two years experience in PACU/critical care/ED required. Proficient skills in venous access and critical thinking are required.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with clinic procedures, policies and protocols under the direct supervision of the nurse leader.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in a fast paced, well-lit, culturally competent healthcare clinic/ accredited surgical facility. Occasional, extended hours may be necessary to meet the demands of daily operations and patient flow. Inherent risks of exposure to communicable disease, toxic substances, and other conditions common to the healthcare clinic environment exists.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 lbs. in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must be fluent in English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch including finger dexterity. Vision should be correctable and hearing discernible to telephone/paging contacts. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient’s condition.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for assisting the physician in the care of patients to assure optimal outcomes through performance expectations and patient flow including but not limited to the perioperative environment.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other tasks as deemed necessary by the Director of Cosmetic Services.


HISTOTECH/MOHS TECHNICIAN

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REPORTS TO: Lab Manager

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Previous Mohs lab and grossing experience preferred. However, we will train the right candidate if you meet the CLIA high complexity requirements. Minimum of 2+ years of experience in a laboratory setting or student of a histology program. Ability to multitask and autonomously operate if needed in a one-on-one setting with a Mohs surgeon professionally. Prefer HT/HTL certification or eligible

JOB SUMMARY: PPSD is currently searching for a Full Time first shift Histotech/Mohs technician. This is a dynamic position where the team member will support multiple areas of the lab, in our routine histology derm lab and also potentially in our Mohs labs. The hours would be very early first shift and based in Gastonia, NC. The position could even start as a very early AM (4am) or late PM (9pm) part-time job, and develop into full=time for the right student/person.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Perform office/support tasks for the department (slide sendouts, case entry, packaging, etc.) histological tasks in the area of need. Produce high quality slides at an acceptable rate to prepare for diagnosis of the patient in a timely manner. Effectively communicate with management and staff to continue the team environment. Support coworkers to cover PTO requests and fill-in/travel to our other locations when needed (compensation for travel in between offices is provided. skill is as important as a good attitude and willingness to be part of our troop. Duties would begin as lab support and move to laboratory procedures and Mohs training.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other tasks as deemed necessary by Lab Manager.


MEDICAL ASSISTANT

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REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Certification or license as a healthcare professional, medical assistant, nurse aide or surgical technician, is preferred. Maintaining professional certification is an expectation of the job and a requirement to work. If not already certified, obtaining and maintaining credentials may be a condition of hire and would then become a subsequent job requirement.

JOB SUMMARY: Work directly under the supervision of the physician and clinical supervisor. Assist physician in examinations and procedures, in addition to functioning as a medical scribe in the electronic medical record. Reinforces and provides verbal and written patient education, as needed, in direct reflection of physician orders. Responsible for maintaining clean, well equipped exam, and procedure rooms.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Escort patients from waiting room to the exam/procedure room in a timely and courteous manner, then confirms patient identity, obtains vital signs, and verifies and updates medical history. Assist physician with various procedures and examinations. Maintain exam procedure rooms and inventory in orderly fashion according to 5S principles. Routine stocking of supplies according to par levels, proper dating and initialing of all opened supplies mandatory. Cleans, sterilizes, and stocks all instruments according to accepted office guidelines, OSHA, and AAAASF regulations. Verifies and documents all prescriptions as directed by physician. Provide test results and follow-up instructions to patients as directed by physician. Performs assigned patient care, under the supervising provider, which may include: dressing changes, bandaging suture removals, and the administration of local anesthesia injections. Acts as a medical scribe in the electronic medical records systems to accurately record: detailed medical history, vital signs, review of systems, chief complaints, exams, diagnoses and plans, along with prescriptions, pathologies, procedures, and provider orders. Active listening and verification of accurate entry of all medical information required. Providing accurate history to provider prior to every visit, as well as assisting in the exam room while scribing required. Collaborates with team to complete prior authorization paperwork, lab and pathology result entry, as well as return all phone calls, with proper documentation, in a timely manner. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times according to HIPAA guidelines. Engages in active participation of documenting all required components of meaningful use. Will implement all changing documentation needs for meaningful use in a timely manner. Completes specimen collection and double-verification according to pathology collection policy protocol. Ensures compliance with OSHA, HIPAA, and AAAASF regulations. Cross-training to competently work in all aspects of the clinic, including the opposite specialty, is expected and required. Travel to work at any of the other practice locations is required at times.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other tasks as deemed necessary by Physician/Physician Assistant and the Clinical Supervisor/Site Manager.