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UPMC Medical Assistant I -CCP- Brentwood 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 Brentwood and Jefferson Hills offices.

Evening and weekend availability required to support the hours of operation.

Reliable means of transportation required to travel between locations.

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: 776264829

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