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Medical Assistant - Temporary

  • Job ID: 79421470
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51855 UPP18 PEDS Gap PCP
  • Location: 3420 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Are you a Medical Assistant interested in getting your foot in the door with UPMC? If you're passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this Temporary opportunity today!


A Temporary Medical Assistant is needed to work at UPMC Children's Oakland location! If you are hard working, reliable, friendly, accepting and a team player, this could be the position for you! This position will be M-F 9:00am - 5:30pm.   No Weekends required! 


 

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma Strongly Preferred

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34 with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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