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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

Department: Clinical

Reports To: Clinical Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • 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
  • Inject local anesthesia for surgery or biopsies
  • 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, Beaumont & Somerset.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or equivalent required and completion of a Medical Assisting Program, or Associates Degree, or prior patient care. Active certification (CMA, RMA) OR if not currently certified, new employee must agree to complete Dermatology Technician Certification within 3 months of employment is also required.

Other Qualifications

CPR Certification 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

Title: Clinical Nurse Manager

Department: Administration

Reports to:  Practice Administrator

FLSA Status:  Exempt; Full-Time

Summary: Responsible for leading, training, and managing clinical support personnel for a dermatology practice with locations across the region. Ensures that clinical staff provides exceptional quality of care for patients and constantly seeks to improve efficiency of operations. Must work effectively as part of a management team and communicate clearly with physicians, staff, patients, public and external agencies. Advises upper management on nursing and clinical compliance issues. Must have ability to take initiative and to exercise independent judgment, decision-making and problem-solving expertise.

Education/Experience: RN-BSN from an accredited nursing program with current state RN license required. 5+ years of clinical and/or management experience required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct supervision of approximately 20-25 employees working in 4 offices. Direct reports include Clinical Assistants and Triage Support employees who have qualifications as LPNs, CMAs, RMAs, CDTs, etc. May provide indirect or support supervision to Medical Scribes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Excellent attendance is essential. Saturdays, early mornings, late evenings may be required. Travel to satellite clinics will be required as needed.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the duties and responsibilities of each position in the clinical department. Understand all procedures, policies, routines, and requirements pertinent to the department. Use this knowledge to develop efficient and effective workflows, troubleshoot problems, and to create and revise useful protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Be able to function in any role in the department to cover emergencies and provide training to clinical assistants, triage, and medical scribes.
  • Hire, train, coach, and retain competent and diverse staff who have appropriate training and experience. Build teamwork within the department. Be available to staff throughout the day. Develop effective training systems that will help new employees succeed, and closely monitor their progress.
  • Must provide outstanding service to patients and make this an emphasis for all staff. Insist that staff prioritize and honor patient needs and treat patients with compassion and respect. Respond to any patient complaints with sensitivity and using appropriate risk and conflict management techniques.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by being approachable for staff, encouraging their growth and achievement, and working collaboratively with other management staff.
  • Assign work to staff by preparing biweekly schedules and make adjustments each day as necessary to provide appropriate coverage to all areas of clinic including provider phone calls. Review timecards for accuracy and monitor staff compliance with wage and hour laws including breaks and adherence to DAK policies and procedures.
  • Consult and advise the administrator, partners, and providers appropriately.
  • Research, understand, and present information on current government and industry regulations and recommendations relevant to the clinic to the administrator and providers. This should include topics such as infection control, use of safety equipment, and others. Help develop plans to keep DAK in compliance and operating at currently recognized top quality standards. Participate in data collection for MIPS and other quality initiatives as directed.
  • Represent DAK in meeting with experts such as consultant pharmacists, inspectors, and surveyors as required. Present a polished and professional persona. Serve as point of contact for laboratories, pharmacies, and other vendors.
  • Supervise care coordination for cancer patients:
    • Monitor each team’s pathology logs, cancer tracking log books, and patient charts and referral letters for completion and timeliness. Use reports from the lab to cross-reference and verify.
    • Use checklists or other tracking methods to ensure patients are contacted regarding diagnosis, treatment, referrals, follow-up, and palliative care.
    • Ensure that all providers inside and outside the practice involved in the patient’s care are given prompt and full information about their patients’ diagnosis and treatment plan, including pathology reports and operative reports within one month of each visit, and that DAK receives progress and treatment reports on patients referred outside the practice.
    • Follow up with patients who miss or delay cancer treatment appointments and see that cancer patients are enrolled in yearly recall plans.
  • Collect and organized data on care coordination in spreadsheet or database form so it can be analyzed, audited, and submitted for studies as necessary.
  • Must possess excellent skills in verbal and written communication, understanding of clinical documentation requirements, and use of clinical computer systems.
  • Must possess initiative and drive to start new projects and services. Help develop and implement policies and protocols for new services, initiatives, and providers.
  • Maintain and supervise storage and use of medications kept in stock, including supervision of the injectable medication room.
  • Ensures staff are keeping their areas appropriately stocked and organized and that cleanliness and infection control standards are maintained.   Monitors cleaning of autoclaves, ordering of liquid nitrogen, contents of crash cart. Troubleshoots and coordinates maintenance and repair of equipment. Makes sure patient education materials and other forms are up to date.
  • Trains employees on sharps safety and responds to bloodborne pathogen exposure incidents.
  • Coordinate and oversee annual employee influenza vaccination and TB skin testing.
  • Cover opening and closing management responsibilities for the practice as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

 

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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