Surgical Technician / Histotech
Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology is looking for a Surgical Technician/Histotech! The right candidate will be a reliable, enthusiastic, detail-oriented problem-solver with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment. Summary/Objective This role is responsible for providing clinical support to the providers at Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology. As the Histotech, the person is also responsible for embedding, cutting, and staining high quality Mohs frozen tissue specimens for microscopic evaluation and review by the Surgeon. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The Surgical Technician duties include: Recording medical histories Taking vitals Administering subcutaneous lidocaine injections Preparing patients for biopsies and surgeries Assisting with surgeries Dressing surgical and non-surgical sites Submitting electronic prescriptions Providing diagnosis and treatment education Scheduling procedures and follow up appointments Sterilizing and packing surgical instrument Performing triage Assisting with procedures The surgical tech will also document all aspects of the patient encounter on an electronic medical record system. The Mohs histotechnician duties include: Ensuring appropriate quality controls/logs for the Mohs lab Maintaining Mohs laboratory equipment in excellent working condition Ensuring laboratory compliance with CLIA, OSHA and other regulatory agencies Competencies Possess working knowledge of the laboratory. Familiarity with all surgical instruments and equipment. Working knowledge of sterile and aseptic technique. Ability to problem-solve using established protocols. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Ability to perform fast and accurate data entry. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment This job operates in a professional clinical environment. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Shifts will vary and position requires employee to be available Monday-Friday from 7:45A-6:00P, and up to two Saturdays per month until 2:00P. Travel This position requires travel to satellite offices so applicants must have an unexpired driver’s license and reliable transportation. Education and Experience High school diploma/GED required. Surgical technician certification from an accredited school or training program required. Prior work experience in a hospital or outpatient operating room preferred. Prior experience with Mohs is preferred, however we will provide on-the-job training for exceptional candidates with no Mohs tech experience. Experience in dermatology or working in a medical office preferred. Additional Eligibility Qualifications Satisfactory passing of a post-offer, pre-employment criminal background check Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Compensation $25.00+ per hour, depending on work experience. Benefits (Subject to waiting period) Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance ER Paid Life Insurance Policy Up to $340/month ER Contribution for Employee Health Benefits Up to $680/month ER Contribution for Employee + Dependents Health Benefits 401(k) Retirement Plan 401(k) Retirement 4% Employer Match Paid Holidays Paid Time Off Employee Discount Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law.
Boulder Valley Center For Dermatology
September 21 on PrismHR Hiring