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Employment Opportunities

We appreciate your interest in employment with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky. We make it our goal to hire dedicated staff focused on providing quality care and customer service to the patients we serve. Individuals who wish to be considered for a job opening should complete DAK’s electronic employment application. The employment application can be accessed by clicking the “Apply” button next to the available position, under the Current Openings section below.  When applying for a position, please make sure to complete each field on the application, marking N/A if the question does not apply. After completing the application you will receive an email confirmation that your application was received.

Applications are reviewed by the Human Resources Office and may be forwarded to hiring managers for consideration. If we determine your qualifications meet the needs of the position, the Human Resources staff or the hiring manager may contact you for further information or to schedule an interview. Therefore, it is important to provide current contact information when completing the application.

If you apply for a position in which you are not qualified for or apply for a position in which we do not have a current opening, your application will be filed.

For additional questions regarding job openings contact the Human Resources Office at (859) 977-2335.

Current Openings

Job Title: Clinical Assistant/Scribe

Reports to: Clinical Nurse Manager/Practice Administrator

Department: Clinical

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Hourly)

Medical Scribe Summary: Responsible for summarizing and transcribing medical information into electronic health records (EHR) during medical visits and procedures for physicians and midlevel providers. Must quickly achieve high proficiency and speed with EHR. Must keep up with a fast-paced, high volume environment of 40+ patient encounters per day. With training, ensures that documentation meets standards for insurance and billing. Coordinates letters to referring physicians. Primary goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician and alleviate the provider’s administrative burden.

The ability to listen, summarize, and type information in correctly is essential. Good judgment, organizational ability, initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to be self-motivated are especially important. Excellent skills in typing, spelling, punctuation, and grammar are required. Good attendance is an essential element of this job. Must be able to anticipate physician needs to facilitate the flow of clinic.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities for a Medical Scribe:

Accurately and thoroughly document medical visits and procedures as they are being performed by the physician, including but not limited to:

  • Punctuality.
  • Onsite to see patients.
  • Patient medical history and physical exam,
  • Procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including nurses and physician assistants,
  • Patient education and explanations of risks and benefits,
  • Physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient or family members for self-care and follow-up
  • Prepare referral letters as directed by the physician. Ensure that letters are mailed or faxed on a daily basis to all physicians involved in a patient’s care, and with all copies of pertinent reports or tests attached.
  • Research contact information for referring physicians, coordinate referrals, prepare operative reports, make phone calls, and other clerical tasks as assigned.
  • Spot mistakes or inconsistencies in medical documentation and correct the information in order to reduce errors. All addenda must be signed off by a physician.
  • Ensure that all clinical data, lab or other test results, the interpretation of the results by the physician are recorded accurately in the medical record. Alert physician when chart is incomplete.
  • Utilize medical coding training provided by the practice to assist provider in selecting medical codes consistent with the visit documentation.
  • Comply with specific standards that apply to the style of medical records and to the legal and ethical requirements for preparing medical documents and for keeping patient information confidential.
  • Collect, organize and catalog data for Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System and other quality improvement efforts and format for submission.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining systems to track patient follow up and compliance.
  • Proofread and edit all the physician’s medical documents for accuracy, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Clinical Assistant Summary: Assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direct supervision of the Provider by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities for a Clinical Assistant:

  • Punctuality.
  • Onsite to see patients.
  • Interview patients while recording and updating medical information and medications in Encite.
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Check and respond to patient messages via phone and in Encite.
  • Drape patients with covering and position instruments and equipment.
  • Hand instruments and materials to Provider as directed.
  • Scribe while Provider is diagnosing patient if scribe is unavailable or out for the day.
  • Enter prescriptions electronically as the Provider instructs
  • Enter and maintain patients in i-Pledge system for Accutane patients.
  • Send insurance/pharmacy refill requests and prior authorizations for medications
  • Clean, package, and sterilizes instruments using proper safety techniques.
  • Inventory and order medical supplies and materials for exam and procedure rooms.
  • Disinfect, stock, and shut down exam/procedure rooms.
  • Assist the Provider with lasers and other equipment under the supervision of the Provider
  • Communicates with Provider regarding all patient care
  • All changes to patient scheduling must be authorized by management or Provider
  • Administer routine diagnostic tests or call medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests.
  • Prepare syringes and give injections or treatments
  • Notify patients of biopsy results via letter or phone, after Provider review and authorization
  • Draw blood when necessary, performs routine laboratory tests and enter labs into the computer
  • Schedule appointments and patch tests, enter results into card site and print out card list for patient
  • Verify that Provider documented services on fee ticket before patient leaves the room.
  • Travel to any or all outside clinics when necessary, which includes Frankfort, Mt. Sterling, & Somerset.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Education/Experience: Medical assisting diploma or 2 years of college. Experience with EHR in a clinical role preferred. Transcription, clinical assisting, or nursing experience may also be helpful.  Completion of Certified Dermatology Technician course required within 90 days of hire, unless employee has current nursing license or certificate in medical assisting

Must be available whenever physician or provider is working. Saturdays, early mornings, late evenings may be required. Day travel to satellite clinics may be required on a regular basis.

 Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now

Job Title:  Lab Assistant/Grossing Technician

Department:  Laboratory

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt; Full-Time

Summary:  Accurately examines and dissects skin and tissue specimens and prepares sections for processing.

 Essential Duties:

  • Follow all sterile processes in the lab as well as all appropriate protocols for a CAP accredited laboratory.
  • Pick up surgical specimens from all Providers within the Practice.
  • Verify the specimen has been properly labeled, accession specimen information in computer software and number slides and blocks with assigned case number.
  • Assists with grossing skin and tissue specimens by performing the following duties:
    • Check specimen bottle and pathology requisition for complete information and ensure the identifying information on specimen bottle corresponds with identifying information on the pathology requisition. Any missing or incomplete information must be obtained prior to processing the specimen.
    • Examine the specimen and record the number of fragments, color, shape, and type of specimen, dimensions and the number of cassettes on the pathology requisition.
    • Section larger specimens into uniform, thin slices using a scalpel.
    • Choose the appropriate cassette for the specimen type being processed, place all or sections of the specimen in cassette(s) and place the cassette(s) in formalin.
    • Keep grossing area clean and free of safety hazards and wear protective equipment when handling or processing specimens.
  • Clean work surfaces throughout the lab and keep area organized.
  • May assist with lab office/pathology transcriptionist duties:
  • Answers all calls for the laboratory and responds to both internal requests for pathology reports, and client requests for reports and supplies.
  • Accessions slides and blocks received from clients.
  • Enters gross description of specimens in software database.
  • Transcribes dictation for Pathologist.
  • Prints and collates pathology reports.
  • Ensures all pathology reports are signed by Pathologist.
  • Forwards original pathology report to referring physician and files copy for lab office.
  • Transcribes miscellaneous reports and letters.
  • Coordinates courier services with clients.
  • Forwards reports, letters, slides, blocks and supplies to clients and receives slides and blocks.
  • Keeps records of materials received and sent to client offices.
  • Enters and updates patient demographic information in practice management software.
  • Retrieves patient medical charts and slides for Pathologist as needed.
  • Maintains organized filing system for pathology reports.
  • Orders supplies for laboratory office as needed.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems with software, print server and other office equipment.
  • May assist Histotechs with other lab responsibilities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 Education and/or Experience:

An earned associate degree in a chemical or biological science or medical laboratory technology or laboratory science, obtained from an accredited institution, OR Bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, clinical lab science or medical lab science required.

Education/training equivalent to the above that includes the following:

  • 60 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited institution; must include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses, OR 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination, AND
  • Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLA, or other organization approved by HHS, OR at least 3 months of recorded laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) preferred but not required.

 

Do you love helping people!  If so, this is the career for you.  A busy dermatologist office is looking for a friendly, professional individual who can provide excellent customer service to our patients.

Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now
DAK Locations

108 Diagnostic Drive
Suite A
Frankfort, KY 40601
(859) 263-4444

100 Sterling Way
Suite #3
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 263-4444

120 Trade Park Drive
Suite B
Somerset, KY 42503
(859) 263-4444

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