Medical Assistant - Internal Medicine - Tarentum - Full Time

Highmark Inc. Tarentum , PA 15084

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus*

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the provider and as a member of the health care team, assists in coordinating the examination, treatment and health care planning for patients. Assists with other office functions to support patient care and office operations. Follows all established protocols, policies, procedures and standardized workflows.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using the team based approach, assists in the coordination of patient care under supervision of the health care provider.

  • Prepares and rooms patients within the clinical practice setting according to standardized work flows. Accurately obtains patient vital signs, documents patient information, patient history, tobacco, and medication screening. May assist in the administration of depression screening tools. Completes annual wellness visit screenings. Reviews, updates and screens medication list in the EHR. Reviews social history with patient and updates record. If applicable, pends/''cues up'' orders for required age appropriate screenings, patient prescriptions, refills, or other orders based on AHN approved protocols.

  • Performs back office testing following approved AHN protocols and policies.

  • Assists providers with examination and procedures.

  • May serve as a scribe with additional training.

  • Provides follow up with patients at designated intervals via patient's preferred method (telephone, electronic, written) in accordance with provider instructions. Notifies patients of test results under the direction of provider in a timely manner.

  • Prepares exam room for patient visit. Ensures adequate inventory of medical supplies. Ensures all patient treatment areas are at all times stocked with the appropriate supplies using established inventory standards.

  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments per established AHN approved policy and manufacturer's guidelines.

  • Accurately performs lab controls and equipment checks as assigned.

  • Administers and accurately documents medications in accordance with policy and safe practice.

  • Documents accurately in the electronic health record (EHR) according to established standards and work flows.

  • Accurately performs clerical office functions and other duties as assigned.

  • May require floating/travel between physician office locations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High School / GED
  • CPR Certification (BLS Must be through American Heart Association)

Preferred Experience:

  • Associates Degree

  • 1-3 years' nursing or medical assistant experience

  • Medical Assistant Certification

  • Newly hired medical assistants who have graduated from a Medical Assistant school within five years of application OR proof of one year of work experience as a clinical MA in the last three years, must complete certification training and/or attempt testing within 30 days of hire and must obtain certification within 120 days of hire. Once achieved, Medical assistants must maintain national certification requirements.

  • Those who have not graduated from a Medical Assistant school within five years of application OR have proof of one year of work experience as a clinical MA in the last three years, will be required to sit for company proctored exam when qualified at 13 months and will have until the end of month 16 of employment to pass the exam. Employee will be allowed up to 3 attempts to pass exam before having to relinquish role and look to be places into another role where certification is not required, should a role exist at that time. Once passing the exam, you will be moved into a Certified Medical Assistant title.

  • Sign-On bonus is for External Hires only

Paid out after Probation Period (90 days)

Recipient must stay with the same practice for a minimum of 1 year if bonus is accepted

Re-Hires may not have worked for AHN within the previous 12 months.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.

For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org

California Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants Notice

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Intermittent Liquor Store Clerk Village Center Dr Tarentum Part Time Hours

State Of Pennsylvania

Posted 5 months ago

VIEW JOBS 9/28/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-27T00:00 We're looking for friendly, motivated individuals to help deliver outstanding customer care in the fast-paced environment of our Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores. If you are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board wants to talk to you!  Responsibilities will include assisting customers with product selection, helping to keep neat and well-stocked shelves, unloading and receiving shipments, and ringing customer sales. Career opportunities are available as well as competitive wages and benefits.     SCHEDULE DETAILS & MINIMUM AVAILABILITY This is permanent, part-time work. Flexible shifts available ranging from 4 to 7 hours in length. Applicants must be willing to work at least 20 hours per week including weekends. Sunday shifts are assigned on a rotational basis.     Applicants interested in working additional shifts/hours above this minimum will be able to discuss their availability with the District Manager. There is the opportunity to work up to 32 hours per a week if interested in additional shifts.   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for this position, applicants must be able to frequently lift cases of merchandise, per PLCB lifting standards, weighing from 30 to 50 pounds with an occasional case weighing up to 65 pounds. Applicants must also be able to frequently lift cases of merchandise - occasionally overhead - and placing them into the storage area, per PLCB lifting standards. STORE LOCATION: You will be headquartered in the following store. You may be assigned to work in other stores within the county or district based on operational needs. Applications are non-transferrable - do not apply to this posting if you are not willing to work in the following location: Fine Wine & Good Spirits Store #0256: 1020 Village Center Dr, Ste N2b Tarentum, PA   15084 - 3848 TO APPLY: Applicants must be willing to work in the listed store on this posting. Each application is only valid for the specified location on the Job Posting. No interviews will be granted for other locations as your application is non-transferrable. You must click the green "Apply" button for each posting featuring a store location of interest to you. INTERVIEW PROCESS: This posting will be utilizing the Self-Schedule interview feature, which requires the applicant to log into their NEOGOV account to select their own interview date/time from the available time slots when they are released. This process is time sensitive; applicants are strongly encouraged to frequently check their email, text messages and NEOGOV account after the posting has closed.   Communications regarding self-scheduling your interview will be sent to the email address you used to create your NEOGOV account after the closing date of the posting; ensure you do not unsubscribe from emails. Applicants will also be able to see these notices in their NEOGOV account. Additionally, applicants who opt-in to receive text messages when completing their application will also receive a reminder text message when self-scheduling opens. It is strongly encouraged that you opt-in for text message notifications. Please ensure you diligently check your email, text messages or NEOGOV account notices to ensure you do not miss the notification(s).  Applicants who fail to follow the instructions and do not Self Schedule will not be considered for this vacancy. Applicants are responsible for ensuring they provide accurate contact information on their NEOGOV account. Failure to provide accurate contact information (email and phone) will result in applicants not receiving correspondence pertaining to self-scheduling or may result in the applicant being called at the incorrect phone number for their scheduled interview.In order to be eligible for this position, you must: * You must meet the PA residency requirement.  For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency. * Be able to perform essential job functions Necessary Special Requirement - Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. You must be 18 years of age within 60 days of application. Legal Requirement - You must pass a background investigation. If you have been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years, you cannot work in this job. Any other criminal convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov. The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.  The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.  The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.  All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. State Of Pennsylvania Tarentum PA

Medical Assistant - Internal Medicine - Tarentum - Full Time

Highmark Inc.