Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant - Temporary
Job ID: 686724
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: ZCMS1 Downtown
Location: 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222

Description

UPMC Downtown is looking for a Temporary Medical Assistant! This is a Full-Time position with up to 40 hours per week. Hours range Monday - Friday between 7:00am - 3:30pm. This position will be responsible for answering phones, rooming patients, drawing blood, medication refills, etc. Experience with EpicCare is preferred! 

Responsibilities:
  • Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
  • Chart preparation-everything is indicated on schedule for physician, including but not limited to what films are needed, injury sustained, etc.
  • 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 complete intake as per Meaningful Use. Height, Weight, Blood pressure, tobacco use, update medication list, family history and dispensing of depart summary
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in Cerner demonstrating ability to access patient chart, produce various notes, find necessary information for visit.
  • Remove and apply various casts, splints, sutures/staples. Application of durable medical equipment (slings, cast boots, knee braces, slings, etc.)
  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.
  • Travel to satellite offices as scheduled and requested.

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:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or 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: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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