Medical Assistant - Surgical Tech

Jul 10 2021
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

We are seeking a Medical Assistant / Surgical Tech for our premier Oculofacial Plastic Surgery practice.  We treat patients with cosmetic and functional concerns of the eyelids, face, tear ducts, and eye socket.  We perform a broad range of facial surgeries and non-surgical procedures like botulinum toxin injections, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation.

 

The ideal candidate must be caring, professional, self-motivated, a quick learner, good at multi-tasking, interested in aesthetics and skin care, and willing to assist in clinic and surgery.  You will play an important role in providing patient-centered care with the highest level of customer service and will join a team that is hard-working, fun, and passionate about our work.

 

Hours: part-time or full-time

 

Location:

·      Queens POB 1, 1380 Lusitana Street, Honolulu, HI 96813 (Office)

·      1712 Liliha Street, Suite 400, Honolulu, HI 96817 (Surgery Center)

 

Benefits:

·      Competitive Salary

·      Paid time off and paid holidays

·      Health, Vision, Dental, and Pharmacy Coverage

·      401K contributions

·      Aesthetics and Skin Care Benefits

·      Continuing education opportunities

·      Free Parking

·      Other benefits through our professional HR outsourcing company

 

Clinic Responsibilities:

·      Perform patient intakes and obtain medical history

·      Perform testing such as vision, pupils, intraocular pressure, and ocular motility

·      Take facial photos 

·      Medical documentation and scribing in EMR

·      Maintain medical records, photos, billing, coding, and insurance info

·      Assist with clinic procedures (e.g. biopsies, botox, lasers, and fillers)

·      Assist with removing sutures or staples

·      Maintain medical supplies inventory 

·      Explain procedures, medications, and instructions to patients

·      Cross-train to help with administrative activities like answering phones and scheduling

 

Surgical Responsibilities

·      Assist with surgeries under supervision of surgeon and circulating nurse

·      Set up procedure room or operating room

·      Prepare patients for surgery

·      Pass instruments to surgeon, retract, cut sutures, and count needles and instruments

·      Assist with purchasing and instrument sterilization

·      Operate, assemble, adjust, and monitor surgical equipment

 

Qualifications and Experience:

·      2 years of experience as a medical assistant, ophthalmic tech, and/or surgical tech

·      Previous experience in Oculoplastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, or Dermatology preferred

·      Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified Ophthalmic Tech (COT), and/or Certified Surgical              Technologist (CST) preferred

·      Experience with EMR (electronic medical records) and medical terminology

·      Any experience with photography, social media, aesthetician services, and foreign languages are a plus.