Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant I
Job ID: 666013
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Hours / Shifts Vary
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Mount Oliver Clinic
Location: 1630 Arlington Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15210

Description

A Medical Assistant is needed to work at the Magee Outpatient Clinic in Mount Oliver!  This position will be working primarily daylight shifts, Monday - Friday; possible hours/shifts will vary and may include, 8:00am - 4:30pm, 8:30am - 5:00pm, 9:00am-5:30pm, 9:30am - 6:00pm or 10:00am - 6:30pm.  Traveling/commuting between other sites located in Monroeville, Oakland, Wilkinsburg and Clairton will be required (up to 25% of the time)!


This position will be responsible for both front and back office duties such as Epic / Medipac, performing vitals, phlebotomy, electronic intake, rooming patients, labeling specimens, stocking rooms, assisting with exams, answering phones, operating autoclave, and any other duties as assigned. 

 

 

 

Previous Medical Assistant experience and schooling is highly preferred!  Qualified candidates must be flexible with scheduling and commuting between work locations!  A team player with a positive attitude is a plus! 

 

 

Purpose:
Assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
  • Check schedules and organizing patient flow. Accompany patients to exam/procedure room. Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc. Collect patient information/history; taking vitals, performing screenings per provider guidelines. Relay instructions to patients/families.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health). Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data. Comply with all UPMC Health System policies and procedures.
  • MWH RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide coverage at other Neighborhood Center sites and the Outpatient Clinic.
  • Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Complete forms/requisitions as needed. Schedule appointments. Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics. Prepare and managing charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately. Other front office responsibilities, as required.
  • Perform phlebotomy, EKG's, and level one labs. Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure. Assist physicians with procedures. Document patient information into the medical record.
  • Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to department protocol. Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control. Clean according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records. Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Provides good customer service, (ie, Greet patients, keep them informed, displays patient centered compassion)
  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant program preferred or equivalent hospital program or minimum of one year of direct patient care experience.
  • Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology, examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.59 to $19.16

Union Position: No

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