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Medical Assistant Gap Year Opportunity for Pre-PA Student

57 West Dermatology LLC New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Welcoming, friendly and motivated individual for Medical Assistant position in our small, established Midtown West Dermatology practice. We are interested ONLY in applicants who planning a future career as a Physician Assistant - and want to gain experience in the medical field before applying to graduate school.

This is a great way to gain experience, get shadowing hours & boost your CV before applying to this highly competitive field! Most of our prior Medical Assistants have gone on to attend various prestigious PA programs after completing this internship.


We would need a commitment or 1.5-2 years minimum. You would be working closely with Carrie Doolan, RPA-C and Dr. Alan Glass, who have more than 20 years professional experience.


Reliability, honesty and compassion.

Flexibility with schedule: (jobs are full time, 5 days a week including several evenings but NO weekends).

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of EMR or at least tech savvy (this is a paperless office - iPad-based).

Prior experience in Dermatology a plus


Promoting a peaceful, professional atmosphere.

Triaging patients and maintaining flow from waiting area to exam rooms.

Respecting patient privacy and compliancy with HIPPA.

Inspecting exam rooms before and after each patient and restocking supplies.

Prepping and maintaining clean treatment rooms to OSHA standards.

In depth knowledge of pre and post care treatment to educate patients,

Assisting providers with medical, surgical and cosmetic procedures.

Processing biopsies and cultures, logging data accordingly and interacting with laboratory.

Performing inventory of supplies and equipment and communicating needs for ordering.

Sterilizing equipment using autoclave.

Cross training with front desk staff for emergency coverage.

Willingness to learn common Dermatology language and treatments to effectively communicate with providers, patients and pharmacy staff.

Attending mandatory monthly meetings and quarterly outings to provide feedback, make suggestions for improvements and promote a cohesive team environment.

57 West Dermatology LLC

Why Work Here?

Great location, awesome bosses and coworkers with a friendly, family-like atmosphere!

Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology Practice in Midtown Manhattan


57 West 57th Street, STE 1109 New York, NY 10019
New York, NY