Mohs Medical Assistant

Published March 20th, 2024

Mohs Medical Assistant 
*Temp to hire

Looking for an experienced candidate that can hit the ground running.

This position is responsible for providing care to patients undergoing Mohs surgery, including pre-surgical patient evaluations/consultations, postoperative patient and family teaching in a safe and quality-focused environment. This position is also responsible for assisting with surgical procedures, assisting with patient care, patient flow, charting in electronic/paper records.

Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire
*Will be a float position between two offices under two providers – Exeter + Portsmouth, NH
Pay: $23 – $25 DOE
Schedule: 8-5p Monday to Friday

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
    • Certification not required
  • Prior MOHS surgical experience highly preferred

Essential Duties:

  • Provide care according to physician’s instruction and in accordance with recognized techniques and procedures and established standards and policies to maintain the health and general well-being of the patient.
  • Perform initial assessment and evaluation of patient and patient health survey data.
  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative teaching for both patient and family members.
  • Provide assistance during surgery or other procedures as indicated.
  • Set up patient for surgery including prepping area, draping with sterile drapes, setting up clean tray with anesthesia and preparing instruments.
  • Scrub in as assistant to surgeon.
    • Hand instruments and cut suture, keep operative area clean and organized.
    • Administer anesthesia as directed by physician
  • Prepare equipment and paper work for surgery
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation.
  • Prepare a permanent EMR note for each Mohs case with follow up phone call documented in Electronic Medical Record.
  • Carry out interventions that promote and maintain quality and excellence in surgical care. 
  • Clean and dress surgical defects according to procedure guidelines as ordered.
  • Provide appropriate written instructions regarding care and potential problems. 
  • Maintain safety and well-being of patient according to individual needs. 
  • Provide adequate and appropriate safety precautions. 
  • Provide an adequate communication system for patient to contact office or doctor. 
  • Provide assistance as needed during ambulating to maintain safety of patient.
  • Maintain confidentiality and privileged communications related to patients.
  • Operate autoclave.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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