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Medical Assistant I

  • Job ID: 099630606
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64070 POP00 Monroeville Timeshare
  • Location: 600 Oxford Drive, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.46 to $22.05 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant I to support the UPMC Multispecialty Clinic at Oxford Drive in Monroeville!

The Medical Assistant will work daylight hours, Monday through Friday! This role will support various specialty clinics that operate out of Oxford Drive on a rotating schedule, allowing the Medical Assistant to work with and gain exposure to numerous specialties, such as endocrinology, orthopaedics, wound care, internal medicine, neuro, and more!

The Medical Assistant will assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks), ensuring patient satisfaction. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, rooming patients, taking vitals, downloading and monitoring glucose levels, applying and removing wound dressings, working in EPIC, and additional patient care duties.

The ideal candidate for this position will have previous direct patient care experience of some kind, with proficient computer skills being preferred. A working knowledge of EPIC is a plus! 

*Free Parking*


Responsibilities:

  • Check schedules and organize 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 and 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, setting 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 keep 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, EKGs, and level one labs.
  • Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure.
  • Assist physicians with procedures.
  • Document patient information into the medical record.
  • Answer calls and provide 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 manage charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately.
  • Other front office responsibilities, as required.

 

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.
  • Working knowledge of EPIC is a plus. 


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

 

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