Surgical Technologist

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis
Posted Date 5 months ago(7/12/2021 3:05 PM)
Job ID
2021-2317
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
7
Category
Clinical Support Staff

Overview

Overview

Do you have a strong interest in surgical procedures? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain direct patient care? If you are looking for a career with a busy, fast paced medical office, then joining the Anne Arundel Dermatology’s Surgery Center team is for you! We are looking for highly motivated, self-starting individuals, who work efficiently and are detail oriented, to join our team. You will be working alongside some of the top Moh’s Surgeons in the area. This is a great opportunity to be a part of our vast growing practice or an essential stepping stone for anyone looking to advance their career in the medical field.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Escort patients to exam/procedure room. Assist patients as needed with walking, preparing for exam, etc. Collect patient information/history; taking vitals, performing screenings per provider guidelines.
  • Prepare procedure rooms and surgical trays with all supplies needed for procedures.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures in adherence to HIPAA regulations.
  • Complete pre-operative intake via one-on-one interview with the patient, explain surgical procedures, and answer any questions within your scope.
  • Prepare paperwork for patient’s current visit and ensure complete and accurate documentation within the patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Drape and disinfect surgical site, administer an injection of local anesthesia, and use a handheld cautery device to achieve hemostasis
  • Assist physician during all procedures (passing instruments, blotting, cutting sutures, etc).
  • Bandage surgical sites, prepare proper discharge paperwork, review wound care instructions with patient, and answer any questions or concerns they may have.
  • Clean and prepare instruments for terminal sterilization in an autoclave.
  • Collect and accurately process specimens.
  • Contribute to keeping the clinical area clean and orderly to ensure a safe work environment and maintain efficiency.
  • Check and respond to daily internal electronic communications (tasks/intramails).
  • Maintain daily COVID cleaning regulations per the CDC and AAD protocols.
  • Willing to travel to other offices to include:
    • Annapolis, MD
    • Glen Burnie, MD
    • Prince Frederick, MD
    • Berlin, MD
    • Hagerstown, MD
    • Westminster, MD
    • Havre de Grace, MD

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of one-year work experience in a medical practice preferred
  • Long term commitment preferred. If looking to advance, 2 year commitment required.
  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant program or equivalent hospital program preferred.
  • Will train a motivated, hardworking candidate.
  • Must have reliable transportation and willingness/ability to travel to various surgery centers located in Maryland.

Licensure/Certifications/Education

  • Medical Assistant Certification is preferred
  • Dermtech course is required but provided by employer

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