Medical Assistant (Urology, McKeesport)
UPMC - Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a Full-Time Medical Assistant to help support the Deparment of Urology McKeesport office. This position will work Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm and will be based in McKeesport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
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.
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.

Basic Qualifications

High school diploma 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

Requies Act 33, 34, 73, and CPR or BLS

Salary Range:

10.97

12.62

15.03

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.

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