Thursday, April 13, 2017

Medical Assistant Dermatology Associates of Northern Virginia (DANV)

This busy dermatology practice has an immediate opening for a full-time medical assistant. This is an ideal opportunity for a pre-health student to broaden their knowledge of medicine and develop clinical skills prior to attending medical or PA school. As a medical assistant, you will have the opportunity to work directly with a physician or PA to help provide medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services at one of three locations; Centreville, Sterling, or South Riding. An ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, a good work ethic, and a highly organized, reliable, and proactive mindset. Duties include:
  • Taking patient history
  • Assisting the doctors with seeing patients
  • Scribing clinical notes on EMR and sending electronic prescriptions
  • Assisting with biopsies, surgeries, and other procedures
  • Handling communication with patients, insurance companies, and pharmacies (explaining pathology reports to patients, completing insurance pre-authorizations, modifying prescriptions, etc.)
  • Other duties as specified by management
At least 1 year of experience in a healthcare setting and a 1 year commitment is preferred. To apply, please email your resume to the Office Manager, Anita, at
For more information, email Shreya at She is a recent UVA graduate and a current DANV employee who will be starting medical school this summer. She would be happy to share her bridge year experience working at this wonderful dermatology practice with interested applicants.