Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant, Certified (Divine)
Job ID: 733197
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
Department: PAIN MANAGEMENT
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction. In addition to core Medical Assistant responsibilities, serves as lead person for team regarding day-to-day workflow issues or office procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Attends routine meeting with staff to communicate procedural changes to improve service quality and patient safety.
  • Document patient information into the medical record and adhere to all confidentiality requirements and policies.
  • Must attend competency training and be responsible and demonstrate proficiency in all practice category specific tasks from training. Includes but not limited to taking vital signs, medication and vaccine administration and passing medication test, CLIA testing collection of labs, TB skin testing, wound care and dressing change and other specific clinical functions (EKG, phlebotomy, ear irrigation) with training and perform clinical procedures according to policy an procedure.
  • Obtain lab/xray reports, hospital notes, referral information. Complete forms/requisitions as needed. Schedule appointments. Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Participates in implementation of department goals, processes and procedures. Assists with orientation of new staff members.
  • Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to department protocol, room patients and prepare for examination.
  • Relay instructions and education to patients per provider's instruction.
  • Send and receive patient medical records in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.
  • Serves as an office super user of EPIC Care as assigned.
  • Works directly with the manager to identify opportunities for improvement in regards to clinical/nonclinical functions, infection control procedures.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Successful completion of Medical Assistant program, or a national certification from a national certifying organization (AMT, AAMA, NAHP, NCCT, or NHA) or graduated from a LPN or RN or EMT/Paramedics program (must have received and maintained their certification if EMT) required.

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
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Medical Assistant

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

Salary Range: $14.40 to $21.61

Union Position: No

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