Surgery Assistant/Scribe – (Suffolk/Williamsburg)

Suffolk, Williamsburg
Posted 2 years ago

Are you looking for a rewarding career in a fast paced environment? We are currently hiring a Surgery Assistant/Scrobe to join our team in our Moh’s surgery department. Candidates must be willing and able to travel and work in our Suffolk and Williamsburg offices every week on a set schedule. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to build a strong rapport with providers and patients.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare rooms and surgery trays for the physician
  • Triage patients to include medical history
  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Assist physician with surgeries
  • Administer lidocaine in preparation for surgery
  • Provide post-operative care, including dressing changes and post-operative instructions
  • Suture removal
  • Cleaning instruments and understanding of sterile technique
  • Entering the room with the physician during patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record documentation utilizing EHR and other practice software
  • Perform other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned
  • Regular and reliable attendance at assigned facility required
  • Preparing and sending all documentation to physician for review and approval via authentication of detailed data entry and facility-specific procedures
  • Entering and documenting all referrals, orders and prescriptions as directed by provider to ensure accurate and complete documentation of patient’s visit


Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to travel and work in our Suffolk and Williamsburg offices
  • Prior experience as a surgery assistant is preferable
  • Prior experience as a medical assistant is required
  • Typing 60 WPM or more
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; friendly and engaging self-starter that works well in high pressure situations
  • Ability to problem solve in a strong, confident manner
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems is preferable
  • Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Job Features

Job CategorySurgery Assistants

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