Back Office Medical Assistant

Job Details

Back Office Medical Assistant

Redlands, California




Job Description


Back Office Medical Assistant


Local comprehensive Dermatology medical group is seeking Back Office Medical Assistants for several locations in the High Desert, Inland Empire, Orange County and Cochella Valley.  Proudly offering medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and striving to exceed the expectations of patients these great teams of professionals work together helping and supporting one another creating an environment where patients can expect compassionate care for all of their dermatology needs.  If you are ready to impact the lives of others in a positive and caring way this is this is the opportunity for you!  Please call our office (951) 683-3753 or email to be considered. 


Back Office Medical Assistant Job Description

• Perform medical tasks such as administering injections, suture removals and bandaging wounds.

• Maintain biopsy logs and assure proper follow up and documentation for any positive biopsy results requiring further medical care.

• Sterilize the equipment and follow proper protocol for processing instrumentation and maintaining logs.

• Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with CLIA and OSHA regulations.

• Clean and sterilize surgical equipment and supplies. Examine and maintain sterilizing machines such as steam autoclaves.

• Maintain detailed records of sterilization procedures, equipment maintenance and supplies

• Upkeep supplies by inventorying stock; assist with order placement and the verification of orders received.

• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications, attend seminars, conferences and continuing education courses.

• A clean driving record, a valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance are required throughout employment.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Dermatology, Urgent Care or Family Practice environment highly desired.

• Completion of all CDT training modules with a passing score within 3 months of hire.

• Advanced understanding of HIPAA rules and regulations.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks based on importance.

• Tech-savvy; able to use desktops and iPads for medical records and charting.

• Typing skills (50 wpm).

• Analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent customer service skill.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Outstanding organization, multi-tasking skills and time management skills.

• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

• Advance working knowledge of HMO, PPO, FFS and Medi-Cal plans.

• Bi-lingual English/Spanish – Read, Write and Speak Fluently.

• Ability to keep confidential patient information to oneself at all times, despite the temptation to share.

Education and Experience

• Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Certification Program: National Certification.

• Medical Assistant: 2 years’ experience in a medical clinic setting; Dermatology experience.

• Certified Dermatology Training required within the first 90 days of hire.

• Proficiency using sophisticated medical equipment.

• Intermediate knowledge of Medical Terminology.

• Basic Life Support (BLS), First Aid Certification.

• Advanced EMR experience.

• Sterile Tray Setup.

• 2 years of fast paced scribing in a clinical medical environment.

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

• Fundamental knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT codes and procedures.

Work Environment

This job operates in a fast-paced professional medical environment with multiple providers.

Physical Demands

The employee is required to stand and use both hands for typing for extended periods of time;

Walk, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl periodically. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, nonexempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 hours

a day shifts.


This position requires up to 50% travel. Travel to multiple clinic locations, which are

located throughout the Inland Empire and surrounding areas, will be required throughout the week, and at times on short notice.

Other Duties


 Hourly pay rate:   $16.00 to $18.00 depending on experience


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