Altru Health System

Dermatology Technician I

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Oct 26, 2020
Ref
26515
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term
The Dermatology Technician I provides support to the Dermatologist and Dermatology Nurse Practitioner during procedures and general clinic practice. The Dermatology Technician covers all scheduled Mohs dates to support the Mohs Surgeon during Mohs procedures. This position obtains lab specimens per physician order including lab draws and urine specimens. The Dermatology Tech schedules Mohs procedures and performs pre-procedure and follow-up calls to patients.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Collects data which includes: patient's vital signs, portions of the record, and information from the patient and/or family on the patient's individual and educational needs.
  • Assists physician and licensed nursing staff with dermatology and Mohs procedures room setup, turnover, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Completes all documentation according to standard operating procedure as delegated by the provider. Maintains and updates OSHA and CLIA records per the direction of the Histology Tech.
  • Assists with involving the patient, family or caregiver into the implementation of the plan of care.
  • Assists with the Mohs referral process, pre-procedure calls and post procedure follow up.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Required Skills / Certifications:
  • Minimum 6 months of related experience
  • Nurse Aide Certification -North Dakota Department of Health within 4 Months of start date
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue within 2 Months of start date

Preferred Skills / Certifications:
  • Certified Dermatology Technician Association of Certified Dermatology Technicians preferred
  • 1 year of direct patient care experience preferred