Please note that Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology  job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT (2 positions available)

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REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Certification or license as a healthcare professional, Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide or Surgical Technician, 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 or 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


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. A minimum one year OR experience is preferred. 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.

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.

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.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Provides professional nursing care through strong assessment skills, planning, implementation and evaluation in accordance with the clinic procedures and or protocols under the supervision of the nurse leader. Strong critical thinking skills and anticipatory skills are required. Ability and knowledge to collect process and document pertinent data. Employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Delegates components of care to the appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with the applicable legal/regulatory or policy specific principles. Integrates evidence and research findings into practice whereby contributing to quality nursing practice. Communicates effectively in all areas of practice. Collaborates effectively with the healthcare consumer, family and others in the continuum of nursing practice.

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.

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