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Medical Assistant II

  • Job ID: 931430564
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Various shifts 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Shadyside Urgent Care
  • Location: 5231 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.56 / hour

Description

Purpose:

UPMC Urgent Care is immediately hiring a full-time Medical Assistant for the Shadyside location. 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!  This role works various day 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  If you want to directly support the Life Changing Medicine at UPMC that treats patients when they can't go to their primary doctor in urgent situations, this is the perfect role.
This position will be responsible for back office and 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.


Responsibilities:

  • First clinical staff to help the patients in the urgent care by working directly with Manager to identify opportunities for improvement with regards to Clinical/Non-Clinical functions, Infection Control Procedures, and Patient Assessments
  • Must be responsible and demonstrate proficiency in all practice category specific tasks
  • Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Complete forms/requisitions as needed. Schedule appointments. Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics.
  • Perform phlebotomy, EKGs, and level one labs. Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure. Assist physicians with procedures. Document patient information into the medical record.
  • Guide routine meetings with staff to communicate procedural changes to improve service quality and patient safety
  • Guide workflow and/or assigns tasks to other clinical staff.
  • Serve as the department super user for Epic Care.
  • Answering calls, and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Successful completion of Medical Assistant Program or equivalent hospital program (LPN/RN/EMT) OR successful completion of certification examination (AMT, AAMA, NAHP, NCCT, or NHA) OR at least 2 years of experience as a Medical Assistant required. Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology, examination, diagnostic, and treatment room responsibilities.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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