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Medical Assistant (Hermitage, Greenville, New Castle)

Company: UPMC Senior Communities
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. 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. Access to areas where medications, syringes or sharps may be stored is necessary and permitted in order to perform routine tasks as delineated in the employee's job description 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 Employee must obtain required CPR/ACLS/PALS/NRP certifications within 1 year of hire/transfer Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI ClearanceUPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran Total Rewards More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life - because we believe that you're at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.Our ValuesAt UPMC, we're driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Keywords: UPMC Senior Communities, Akron , Medical Assistant (Hermitage, Greenville, New Castle), Healthcare , Hermitage, Ohio

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