UPMC Medical Assistant - Temporary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



A Temporary Medical Assistantis needed to work atthe Hillman CancerCenter of UPMC in Shadyside! Thisposition is full-time hours, Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm. Qualified candidates will be responsible rooming patients, vital signs, heights and weights, etc. Previous Medical Assistant experience is preferred. If this sounds like a fit for you, apply today! Purpose:

Assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction. Responsibilities:

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. 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.


High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Successful completion of Medical Assistant Program preferred or equivalent hospital program. Minimum ofone year Medical Assistant or Direct Patient Care experience. Should have basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology, examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary ResuscitationUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities