Medical Assistant Dermatology Resume

MEDICAL ASSISTANT – DERMATOLOGY

• Experienced Dermatology Medical Assistant in administrative and clinical assisting capacities
• Completed Certified Medical Assistant Program in high standing
• Skilled in computerized scheduling, billing and insurance claim processing
• Maintain a strong working knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-9 / CPT coding

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dermatology Office, Cincinnati, OH  |  2011 to Present
Medical Assistant
• Efficiently managed the front desk in areas of computerized processes utilizing the Medical Manager to handle scheduling, billing and collections, medical records and insurance claims (Medicare and Medicaid)
• Assisted and/or observed dermatologists with patient care procedures that included MOHS surgery and KOH tissue examinations to perform biopsies of melanomas and a broad scope of possible pre-cancerous conditions, fungal cultures, and treatment of acne and rashes
• Trained personnel in all areas of front desk management and patient relations, ensuring open lines of communication between patients, staff and physicians with demonstrated efficiency and confidentiality
• Acted as liaison between patients and staff to address and/or resolve problems, inquires and concerns including test results and topical prescription renewals
• Prepared patients/rooms for physical examinations; interviewed patients to obtain medical histories; explained treatment procedures; sterilize equipment and properly dispose of contaminated supplies
• Handled medical equipment and instruments including ultrasound cleaners, sterilizer, Comedone extractor, large/small curette, Iris scissors and scalpel handle
• Coordinated and followed up on daily laboratory-related procedures and communications

EDUCATION

OHIO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Columbus, OH
Certificate of Completion, Certified Medical Assistant Program 
Completed coursework in Medical Terminology 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Word; Medical Manager 

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