Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant I
Job ID: 674933
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Department: Womens Hlth Hamot ObGyn
Location: 5050 West Ridge Road, Erie PA 16506


Magee Womens Specialty Center (5050 West Ridge Road) in Erie, PA is looking for a Medical Assistant! If you are passionate about patient care and interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!

This position will be working primarily Monday-Friday, Day Shift, with no weekends required! Travel to other locations/offices in Erie will be required occasionally as needed (25% of the time)! Previous Medical Assistant experience is highly preferred! Previous OB/GYN and EMR experience is preferred as well!

This position will be responsible for mainly back office duties including rooming of patients, all vitals, assisting with procedures, chaperone exams, injections, phlebotomy, lab testing, medical records, documentation, assisting with phones, scanning/abstracting as needed and any other duties as assigned.



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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.


  • 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: $11.96 to $17.82

Union Position: No

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