Job Description

Job Title: Office Assistant- Temporary
Job ID: 693035
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: North Hills
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237



At UPMC CancerCenter, we are committed to giving our patients the knowledge, inspiration, and specialty care that they need.  We believe that no diagnosis should stop our patients from doing the things they love, or from living each day to the fullest.  If you want to be part of a team that is making a difference we currently have a full time temporary opportunity for a skilled and compassionate individual at our Passavant McCandless location.


As an Office Assistant you will be cross-trained on all front office responsibilities including, but not limited to patient check-in and check-out, insurance verification and authorizations and answering the phones.  This position will be responsible for making and scheduling patient appointments, assisting customers and patients in person and on the phone, and communicating with various departments.  As a member of the UPMC team you will be responsible for delivering the highest level of customer service to all patients and guests while consistently demonstrating our culture of service excellence.


This assignment is for 90 days.  The schedule will be Monday through Friday during daylight hours.  Sound like a fit for you?  Apply today!

  • Greet and assist any visitors to the department
  • Maintain and purchase office supplies as needed
  • Maintain neat and organized files and electronic databases
  • May entail work with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Prepare letters, memos, and reports
  • Schedule and coordinate internal and external appointments, calendars, and meetings
  • Support all department personnel with duties including but not limited to answering phones, taking messages, copying, filing and faxing


  • High school education or GED is required  
  • Post-secondary education is preferred  
  • One year of administrative support working experience is highly preferred 
  • Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint 
  • Must possess typing skills and working knowledge of word processing, electronic mail/calendar and spreadsheets 
  • Must possess the ability to learn and effectively use various software programs 
  • General knowledge and experience with office equipment such as copiers, multi-line phone systems, fax machines and paging systems

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!


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