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UPMC Medical Assistant I in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

Description

Blair Medical Associates has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant I position located at 800 South Logan BLVD, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. This is a full time position Monday through Friday. Hours ranging between 7:15am to 6:00pm.

The Medical Assistant I will assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction.

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 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:

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Act 34 with renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 686731624

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