Medical Assistant - Temporary

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Butler , PA 16001

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

UPMC Cancer Center is currently hiring a Temporary Medical Assistant to provide office support to our Butler Medical Oncology location.

This Medical Assistant will potentially work in both the front and back office, in addition to being a screener for the office. This temporary assignment will be for 3 to 6 months depending on department need.

Are you looking to get started in a rewarding career with a company that has plenty of room for growth? Apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications

High School Diploma Strongly Preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran



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