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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

  • Clinical Assistant (Lexington)
  • Clinical Assistant (Somerset)
  • Medical Scribe (Lexington)
  • Surgical Tech (Lexington)

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: 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

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 & Lexington.

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

Job Title: Medical Scribe

Reports to: Practice Administrator

Department: Clinical

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Hourly)

 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.

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.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • 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.

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.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Proficient in typing and good at spelling, punctuation, grammar, and verbal communication. Must be able to listen to complex medical information and summarize in a clear, complete, and concise fashion. Excellent English composition skills required to generate professional, polished writing at a high rate of production. Handwriting must be clear and legible.

Understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to understand and accurately transcribe dictated reports. Translate medical abbreviations into their expanded forms.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to apply logic and draw conclusions based on knowledge. Ability to refer to reference materials to solve problems.

Computer Skills

Must accurately enter data into a database, search for information, send and receive email and attachments. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word in order to prepare correspondence, medical reports, and other documents. Must use Microsoft Excel to prepare flowcharts and organize data. Must use the internet to access schedules, research information, etc. To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to learn and use all functions of electronic medical record software and transcription software.

Other Skills and Abilities

Must be able to type words and numbers quickly and accurately; must comply with HIPAA confidentiality standards when accessing or communicating patient information.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have the ability to hear dictated instructions. Must stand for long periods of time, sometimes more than 9 hours. Must walk from room to room and sit at a stool. Must hold a pen and write for long hours. Must use a keyboard to type and sit at a computer for extended period. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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.

Requirements are representative on minimal levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

 

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: Surgical Tech

Department: Ambulatory Surgery Center

Reports To: ASC Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Hourly; Full-Time

Summary Assists surgical team before, during, and after surgery by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Punctuality.
  • Be onsite.
  • Assists with obtaining patient history and obtains photograph of surgical site(s).
  • Assists patients with putting on gowns and drapes patients with covering.
  • Prepares and administers local anesthetics.
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents medical visits and procedures using Electronic Health Records (EHR) and transcribes medical notes dictated by surgeon.
  • Schedules appointments.
  • Assists clinical staff with post-operative questions from patients.
  • Places equipment and supplies in operating room and arranges instruments according to instructions.
  • Assists team members to place and position patient on table.
  • Scrubs arms and hands and don gown and gloves, and aids team to don gowns and gloves.
  • Maintains supply of fluids, such as sterile saline, sterile water, etc.
  • Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
  • Puts dressings on patient following surgery and explains wound care instructions.
  • Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
  • Washes and sterilizes equipment and cleans operating room.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience    

Degree in medical assisting, surgical technology or nursing; or HS diploma or equivalent and minimum 1 year surgical assisting experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CMA or Surgical Tech Certification preferred but not required.

BLS Certification

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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

1019 Majestic Drive, Suite 210
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 263-4444

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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