UPMC Medical Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Are you a Medical Assistant interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? If you're passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!

This position will be working daylight shifts Monday thru Friday.


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


  • 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-rayreports, 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 completedand 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 toscheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records. Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure


  • Check schedules and organizing patient flow. Accompany patients to exam/procedure room. Assist patients asneeded 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 strictconfidentiality 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 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:

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • 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