Job Posting OPEN
GENERAL SUMMARY: Assists in examination and
treatment of patients under the direction of a Physician’s Assistant or Physician.
Interviews patients, assists with procedures, and records information on
patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from
patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment
rooms for examination of patients. Familiar with standard concepts, practices,
and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically
reports to a supervisor, manager or physician.
Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
communication style to each patient’s ability to understand; Collects basic
subjective and objective data as directed by the licensed health care
professional and records in the patient medical record. Reports data to
the licensed health care provider.
the doctor/physician with all examinations and procedures with predictable
outcomes routinely provided in the clinic.
patient is appropriately prepared for care encounter.
Prepares/obtains patient medical records and other
information/documentation pertinent to patient encounter.
and provides patient instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital
admissions, following correct insurance protocol. (Ie.
Pre-certification, referrals, chart documentation, etc.)
appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to the above.
patient flow in accordance with time of appointment or walk-in status in such a
manner to avoid delays for the doctor/physician and undue waiting for patients.
and responds to verbal and non-verbal communication.
messages and responds to calls from patients, pharmacies, hospitals, nursing
homes, and other medical offices by use of telephone and computer as delegated
by doctors, physicians or supervisor.
authorized messages from provider as delegated and documents information
provided in the patient record based on established protocols.
competency in tasks and skills required for this position.
the exam rooms clean, disinfected, and stocked with supplies needed for
efficient, organized, and clean work areas.
of needles and other sharps in biohazard sharp containers according to
procedures provided by the clinic.
and follows orders and communicates results to appropriate doctors, physicians
with patients, families, and other professionals in a courteous manner.
and demonstrates compliance with HIPAA regulations.
priority care is provided to patients in an emergency situation.
any other duties that may be assigned by doctors, physicians or supervisor.
is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current
awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with Dermatology Specialists
of Omaha’s Core Values. Each employee is
also expected to maintain an awareness of the laws, regulations, internal
policies and procedures that are appropriate for his/her position.
This is a
general description that covers all levels/grades of the job. Level/grade assignments are determined by the
attached leveling guidelines. Minimum
qualifications are outlined below
Demonstrates a proven commitment
to provide excellent patient care and models skills consistent with Dermatology
Specialists of Omaha’s Core Values. Analytical skills necessary to evaluate
patients/providers requests, prepare patients for procedures/ doctors visits.
Proven knowledge of skills/position, thorough knowledge of regulatory, policy
and compliance issues. Excellent skills in interpersonal communication, time
management. Ability to evaluate problems and resolve issues appropriately.
Certain educational requirements needed.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list
of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Clinic Staff I
Medical Assistant/ Certified
Medical Assistant Certification or LPN with limited/no experience
Education/Certifications or Licensure
college or Associate Degree (A.A.) and/or specialized training or
certification and/or successful completion of an accredited Medical
Assisting Program/School. Certification or registration required
within 6 months of hire.
Requires active certification- as a Certified Medical Assistant by
AAMA or a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National
Center for Competency Testing.
Certifications/Licensure(s) required for MA or CMA
or BLS certification is required upon hire- Acceptable
credentialing bodies and certifications include the following:
American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American
Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional
Level-with AED and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support
for Healthcare Providers
- Medication Aide- Registration from
State of Nebraska is required or must be obtained within 90 days of
Leadership and Responsibility
No supervisory responsibility for
· Performs tasks
and duties under general supervision, following company policies and
procedures. Reports to a supervisor but has some independent judgment and
decision-making, forwards decisions outside approval authority
- Regular and
substantial contact with others. Contacts usually involve discussions
related to patients and patient care, may include presentations,
discussions with patients, clinic staff, doctors or other clinic
- Regular contact with
patients, general public, visitors, and vendors.
- This role also
routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing,
walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping all day. The employee must
frequently lift and/or move items over 20 pounds Work involves frequent
exposure to unpleasant elements, such as medical equipment, needles,
extreme temperatures, chemicals, fumes, gases, loud noises, dirt, dust,
smoke, etc. Use of computer and medical equipment on a regular basis.