UPMC Medical Assistant (Oncology) - Uniontown in Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Are you experienced in patient care and looking to establish a fulfilling, hands-on healthcare career while elevating patients' experience? With UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, you'll make a meaningful difference on our team by working with our Life Changers to provide high-quality patient care. Build relationships with patients as you help them find comfort in a safe environment.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is internationally recognized for its leadership in the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer and is the region's only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute.
As the preeminent institution in western Pennsylvania for the delivery of cancer care, the performance of basic, translational, and clinical research, and the education of the next generation of cancer researchers and physicians, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is exceptionally well-positioned to contribute to the global effort to reduce the burden of cancer.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is hiring a full-time Medical Assistant to support our medical oncology office located in Uniontown, PA. This position will work Monday through Friday daylight schedule. No weekends or holidays are required!
The Medical Assistant will be responsible for assisting physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction. Daily tasks will include taking vital signs, registering patients, scheduling testing, exams, and treatments, as well as stocking supplies, and cleaning exam rooms.
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Check schedules and organize patient flow. Accompany patients to the exam/procedure room. Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exams, etc. Collect patient information/history; take vitals, perform 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 the scheduled maintenance program and keep appropriate records. Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
Comply with the 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, EKGs, and level one labs. Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure. Assist physicians with procedures. Document patient information in 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 manage charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately. Other front office responsibilities, as required.
Under the direction and supervision of a physician, administer injectable medication and vaccines when appropriate.
UPMC has a robust career ladder for Medical Assistants. Explore this opportunity to see how you can use your skills to make a difference!
Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title & salary based on their experience and education.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology, examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities.
Patient care experience highly preferred.
Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Medical Assistant certification preferred.
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)
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran