• Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Medical Assistant Job Description

Medical assistants provide a variety of technical, clerical, receptionist, and patient care services under the supervision of medical practitioners and managers. Medical assistants support practitioners and other members of the health care team in a variety of clinical and administrative tasks. Medical assistants are essential to delivering high-quality patient care.

The current position opening is a part time position starting with two to three, 8-hour days a week for three to four weeks a month, during standard operating hours, Monday – Friday 8am-5pm at our Bend clinic. Position has potential to grow into full time.

Medical Assistant Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current BLS certification at hire
  • Intermediate computer proficiency
  • Ability to¬†successfully serve a variety of diverse customers in difficult situations
  • Ability to provide service excellence, kindness, and compassion to all customers, including patients and other Derm Health team members
  • Skill in developing and maintaining professional relationships
  • Ability to prioritize work demands
  • Ability to interpret and follow policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Basic applied math skills, including calculations and conversions
  • Proven record of reliable attendance, punctuality, and successful performance with past and present employers

Medical Assistant Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited medical assistant or service training program
  • At least one year of work experience in a medical office setting, including high volume direct patient contact in both front and back office
  • Experience working with an electronic medical record system
  • Scribe experience or desire to learn scribing
  • A bilingual fluency (Candidate must pass a language proficiency examination provided by Derm Health prior to utilizing additional language skills in patient care encounters)
  • Formal customer service training, conflict management training, and/or communication training
  • Clinical experience within the past 6 to 9 months

Medical Assistant Duties

  • Preparing Patients for Examinations and Procedures
  • Taking Medical Histories
  • Assisting the Physician During Examinations and Procedures
  • Explaining Medical Procedures to Patients
  • Taking and Responding to Patient Messages
  • Coordinating Patient Prescriptions with Pharmacies
  • Collecting Laboratory Specimens
  • Sterilizing Medical Instruments
  • Cleaning the Clinic Office Space
  • Submitting Medical Claim Forms
  • Maintaining Patient Medical Records
  • Updating Patient Files
  • Scheduling Medical Appointments
  • Stocking and Ordering Supplies
  • Assisting with Front Desk Duties
  • Coordinating with Insurance Companies
  • Coordinating with Referring Medical Offices / Pathology Labs
  • Writing Job Related Policies and Protocols
  • Training other Employees in all aspects of job, as directed by Derm Health