Medical Assistant - Temporary

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA
Job Description

Job Title: Medical Assistant - Temporary

Job ID: 703208

Status: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Shift: Day Job

Facility: UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated

Department: ZCMS1 PIMA Brookline

Location: 3754 Library Road, Pittsburgh PA 15234


Pittsburgh Internal Medicine Associates is looking for a Temporary Medical Assistant! This is a Full-Time position with up to 40 hours per week. Hours range Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 4:30pm. This position will be responsible for rooming patients, obtaining vital signs, performing EKGs, administering injections, etc.


* Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.

* 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.

* 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.

* 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.

* 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.

* 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.

* Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.


* 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:

* Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

* Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

* Act 73 FBI Clearance

* Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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