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Medical Assistant I

  • Job ID: 491278948
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Various
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: WCA SOUTH GROUP
  • Location: 875 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh PA 15220
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.46 to $21.99 / hour

Description

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 I to work at Womancare Associates Greentree and Heinz 57 Center. Locations are at 3 Parkway Center, Suite 105, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 and 339 Sixth Avenue, 5th Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 

 

 

Hours for this position will be Monday -  Friday and will vary from 6:45am-3:15pm, 7:30am-4:00pm, 11am-7:30pm;  no weekends required! Hours are based on providers schedules with evenings twice a month. This position will be responsible for mostly back office and some front office duties.  Previous Medical Assistant experience is preferred!  Recent Medical Assistant graduates/externs are welcome to apply as well! 

 

Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the Medical Assistant Career Ladder, based on their individual experience and education.

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

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.
  • Provides coverage at other Neighborhood Center sites and the Outpatient Clinic.
  • Level three labs as indicated and insert use of proper patient identifiers and accurate specimen collection and labeling

Qualifications

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 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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