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UPMC Medical Assistant I -CCP- Shadyside in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

Are you passionate about helping kids be their best selves?

Join our team of Life Changers!

UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics is hiring a Regular Full Time Medical Assistant I to support the Shadyside office.

Evening and weekend availability required to support the hours of operation (One Saturday /8a-12noon/ per month on a rotating basis).

Prior pediatric office experience strongly preferred.

Excellent benefits, a pleasant work environment, and friendly team are just a few of our perks. Apply today

Purpose:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance.

  • Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Successful completion of Medical Assistant program or equivalent hospital program preferred.

  • Minimum of one-year work experience in a public contact job, preferably service related or as a Medical Assistant preferred.

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 31

  • ACt 33

  • ACt 34

  • Act 73

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 574743100

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