At UPMC, we are committed to keeping our community safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. As our team continues to provide Life Changing Medicine to our patients, our recruiters will continue to fill positions throughout this time. Interviews and other processes may be modified to protect the safety of our candidates and employees. Thank you for your patience.

For more information about UPMC's response to COVID-19, please visit upmc.com/coronavirus.

UPMC Life Changing Medicine
Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Medical Assistant I, Carlisle Covid 19 Collection

  • Job ID: 058691071
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle
  • Department: COVID Collection
  • Location: 361 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle PA 17015
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $21.66 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Have you been looking for a way to engage even more with your community in the fight against Covid - 19? UPMC Pinnacle is looking for applicants to help support our Covid Collection Sites throughout the UPMC Pinnacle network.

This is a great opportunity for motivated individuals who are enthusiastic about using their customer service skills to make a difference in the world of health care. The fast-paced environment makes the Covid Collection Site an exciting place to work for results-oriented and driven individuals.

In this essential position, clinical and non-clinical individuals will have the opportunity to assist with various aspects of Covid - 19 testing to include registration and collection. Day and evening shifts are available at collection sites across Central PA, seven days a week and training will be provided.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
  • 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.
  • Assist with various aspects of Covid - 19 testing including registration and collection. 
  • Day and evening shifts are available at collection sites across Central PA, seven days a week and training will be provided. 
  • New hires eligible for sign on bonus.

Qualifications

Requirements:
  • 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:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
Clearances must be dated within 90 days
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life &emdash; because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Talent Network