Medical Assistant I - Express Care, Monroeville - #19528589

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: Monroeville, PA
Contract type: Full time
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Description


UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics is hiring a Limited Part Time Medical Assistant I to support the CCP Express Care facility located in Monroeville. This position will work primarily evenings and weekends.


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)


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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