Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant II -Thoracic Associates
Job ID: 764539
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: POP10 MTA Pulmonary
Location: 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


Are you a Medical Assistant interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? If you're passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today! 

UPMC is looking for a Medical Assistant to work at Medical Thoracic Associates! 
Hours for this position will be Monday -  Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm;  no weekends required!  This position will be responsible for back office and front office duties.  
Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the Medical Assistant Career Ladder, based on their individual experience and education.


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.

  • Accompany patients to exam/procedure room.
  • Answering calls, and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
  • Assist management staff with supervisory activities. Participates with creation and implementation of departmental goals, processes and procedures.
  • Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.
  • Assist physicians with procedures.
  • Check schedules and organizing patient flow.
  • Clean according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records.
  • Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control.
  • Collect patient information/history; taking vitals, performing screenings per provider guidelines.
  • Complete forms/requisitions as needed.
  • Comply with all UPMC Health System policies and procedures.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Document patient information into the medical record.
  • Guides workflow and/or assigns tasks to other clinical staff.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Mentors, orients and provides ongoing training to staff.
  • Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
  • Other front office responsibilities, as required.
  • Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure.
  • Perform phlebotomy, EKG's, and level one labs.
  • Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.
  • Prepare and managing charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately.
  • Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
  • Relay instructions to patients/families. May provide more individualized patient/family education and supportive counseling as needed.
  • Schedule appointments.
  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance.
  • Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics.


  • 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. 
  • Two years of direct patient care experience 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 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Medical Assistant

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

Salary Range: $14.12 to $22.16 / hour

Union Position: No

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