Medical Assistant

APDermArlington, MA

7 months ago


Job Title

Medical Assistant

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Job Overview

Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant? Come to work for APDerm and take advantage of our competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for growth.


Salary Range: $18.90/hr - $31.35/hr


  • Escorts patients to the appropriate room, accurately obtains and records history and chief complaint to practice standards.
  • Prepares patient for the appointment based upon the diagnosis, procedure, and/or practice protocols. Includes proper dress (gowns), proper set ups for the procedure to be performed, etc.
  • Performs proper pre-visit procedure under the direction of the physician or other healthcare provider prior to the patient's visit (suture removal, dressing removal).
  • Responsible for Scribing/Documenting office visit on computer for Providers
  • Ensures that all necessary information and materials are present for clinician prior to the patient visit.
  • Obtains and electronically records an accurate history of Present Illness; updates patient problem list, allergies, pharmacy, medication list, and history of skin cancer as indicated.
  • Instructs and teaches patients aftercare for surgical and cosmetic procedures. Ensure patients show understanding and document this in the patient's chart.
  • Perform appropriate specimen collection (including labeling, ensuring the specimen is in the bottle and practice protocol)
  • Records and maintains a pathology logbook to ensure that all pathology reports have been properly documented.
  • Provides and reviews appropriate instructions to patients regarding procedures or testing.
  • Provide patients with written educational material.
  • Performs suture removals, wound cultures, patch testing, phototherapy, and other procedures as directed.
  • Performs proper dosing and mixing of medications: Buffered Lidocaine, Kenalog, Sclerotherapy preparations, Botox-Cosmetic & Hyperhidrosis, etc.


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certification as a Medical Assistant is preferred but not required. BLS Certification is required. Xtrac certification is required (site specific).

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  • Biology12%

  • Management Science7%

  • Psychology6%

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  • Law3%

  • 168 other majors64%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • UC Davis
  • Kaiser Permanente
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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Arlington, MA | $5,444/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,161

  • Miscellaneous$1,114

  • Food$490

  • Utilities$356

  • Transportation$323


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