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Medical Assistant/student worker

  • Job ID: 831522668
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: M-F daylight shifts flexible shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51653 UPP16 ENT Shadyside
  • Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.04 to $25.14 / hour

Description

Purpose:
UPMC is hiring a part-time medical assistant to work 15 hours per week at the Shadyside ENT practice. This role would be great for student workers who want to gain experience in the healthcare field.  Flexible working around school scheudles. The role entails but is not limited to helping in the work room to make sure procedural scopes and materials are cleaned properly and scanning/ filing medical documentation. Positive environment, supportive of professional growth. Great team, highly supportive of each other, and physicians here are excellent to work with!

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, 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, EKGs, 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 manage charts to ensure information is 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.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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

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