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Medical Assistant I (Orthopedics)

Company: UPMC
Location: Hermitage
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

**Description**UPMC Regional Orthopedics is looking for a full-time Medical Assistant to join their fast-paced, growing practice! In this position you will work Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, assisting physicians with patient care. No evenings, weekends, or holidays required! This position will be required to regularly work in locations in Hermitage, Greenville, and New Castle based on the providers schedule.Previous patient care experience is preferred. Experience working with Orthopedics and casting is a also a plus.**Sign-on bonus may be available!****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.+ 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.+ 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.**Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:**CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire+ Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)+ Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal+ Act 33 with renewal+ Act 34 with renewal+ Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal+ **UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran**REQNUMBER: 146742251

Keywords: UPMC, Akron , Medical Assistant I (Orthopedics), Healthcare , Hermitage, Ohio

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