Part-Time Medical Assistant, Senior – Womancare Associates (Monroeville, PA)

UPMC

UPMC is hiring a Part Time Medical Assistant, Senior to support their Womancare Associates offices in Monroeville, PA! This role will be responsible for front and back-office duties and supporting the needs of both Monroeville locations. This position will travel between both office locations at the addresses below:

125 Daugherty Drive, Suite 401, Monroeville, PA, 15146

4075 Monroeville Blvd., Bldg. 2, Suite 330, Monroeville, PA, 15146

This position will work 20 hours per week, and hours for this position will vary depending on the office needs. Typical daylight hours with varying shifts; some evening hours per month depending on office rotation. No weekends or holidays! Previous experience as a Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, Patient Care Technician, or other direct patient care experience is required. OB/GYN and Epic experience is preferred, but not required.

Apply today to take the next step in your healthcare care career!

Responsibilities:

Work directly with Manager to identify opportunities for improvement with regards to Clinical/Non-Clinical functions, Infection Control Procedures, and Patient Assessments

Must be responsible and demonstrate proficiency in all practice category specific tasks

Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Complete forms/requisitions as needed. Schedule appointments. Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics.

Perform phlebotomy, EKGs, and level one labs. Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure. Assist physicians with procedures. Document patient information into the medical record.

Guide routine meetings with staff to communicate procedural changes to improve service quality and patient safety

Guides workflow and/or assigns tasks to other clinical staff.

Serve as the department super user for Epic Care.

Answering calls, and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.

Assist management staff with supervisory activities. Participates with creation and implementation of departmental goals, processes and procedures. Mentors, orients and provides ongoing training to current and new staff members.

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. May provide more individualized patient/family education and supportive counseling as needed.

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

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.

Prepare and managing charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately. Other front office responsibilities, as required. 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.

Assist with scheduling and registration of patients as needed

Under the direction and supervision of a physician, administer injectable medication and vaccines when appropriate.

Guides workflow and/or assigns tasks to other clinical staff.

Assist management staff with supervisory activities. Participates with creation and implementation of departmental goals, processes and procedures. Mentors, orients and provides ongoing training to current and new staff members.

Serve as the department super user for Epic Care.

Work directly with Manager to identify opportunities for improvement with regards to Clinical/Non-Clinical functions, Infection Control Procedures, and Patient Assessments.

Guide routine meetings with staff to communicate procedural changes to improve service quality and patient safety.

Must be responsible and demonstrate proficiency in all practice category specific tasks.

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

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. 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.

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. May provide more individualized patient/family education and supportive counseling as needed.

Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.

Under the direction and supervision of a physician, administer injectable medication and vaccines when appropriate.

Perform phlebotomy, EKGs, and level one labs. Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure. Assist physicians with procedures. Document patient information into the medical record.

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.

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Successful completion of Medical Assistant Program or equivalent hospital program (LPN/RN/EMT) OR successful completion of certification examination (AMT, AAMA, NAHP, NCCT, or NHA) OR at least 1 year of patient care experience required.

Must be responsible and demonstrate proficiency in three practice category specific tasks. 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

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)

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