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Medical Assistant - Temporary

Description
Children's Community Pediatrics is hiring a full-time, temporary Medical Assistant to help support the CCP Sarver location. This position will primarily be working the daylight shift, with an occasional evening and Saturday. The duration of the assignment will be six months.
Purpose:
Assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction
Responsibilities:
Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance. Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Successful completion of Medical Assistant program or equivalent hospital program preferred. Minimum of one-year work experience in a public contact job, preferably service related or as a Medical Assistant preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 31 Clearance
Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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