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Resumes for posted positions can be sent directly to:

Mark Marsen
Director of Human Resources
Allies for Health + Wellbeing
5913 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412-345-7457 fax
mmarsen@alliespgh.org

For general employment, please complete a job application.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Medical Assistant

 

Position Overview

 

The Medical Assistant will provide clinical support, assist with operational tasks, and foster patient relationships.

The creation of a medical clinic is a significant step towards the adoption of an integrated health strategy for ALLIES clients, patients, and families. As such, the Medical Assistant will work closely with the Medical Director and other providers to establish standards of patient service, forge ongoing relationships with those to whom care is provided, ensure that regulatory guidelines are being followed, and be an advocate for ALLIES’ mission. Daily supervision will be given by the Medical Director and/or Medical Provider. The Medical Assistant will work collaboratively with other clinic and agency staff, and a multitude of agencies.

 

Mission

To improve health and well-being, ALLIES provides integrated medical care, supportive human services, and community-based education for individuals living with, or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections.

 

Vision

ALLIES envisions a healthier community whereby people access integrated medical care and supportive human services in a respectful setting, free of stigma and discrimination.

 

Responsibilities

Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments

Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records in Electronic Heath Record (EHR) system

Administer medications to patients as ordered and monitor patients for reactions or side effects    

Record patients' medical information and vital signs

Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions

Prepare rooms, sterilize instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained

Perform specified laboratory tests and blood draws

Schedule and confirm patient appointments

Receive and route messages, documents, and results

Transmit correspondence or medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax

Schedule tests or procedures for patients, such as lab work or x-rays, based on practitioner orders

Instruct patients to complete documents, case histories, or forms, such as intake or insurance forms

Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources

Provide feedback to improve clinic services

Assist ALLIES administrative staff

Improve professional knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations and best practices; participating in educational opportunities;        reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Medical Assistant should have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

A minimum of 2 years working in a primary care or clinic setting providing clinical support  

Working with a diverse customer demographic

Establishing standards for excellence in patient service 

Building relationships 

Utilizing an electronic health record system for patient demographics and scheduling

Balancing and prioritizing responsibilities

Safety protocols associated with working in a primary care setting

Contributing to an organization’s growth and/or initiative involving significant change

Adept in Microsoft Office software

 

Certification as a Medical Assistant or equivalent experience is required.

 

Compensation

This position is full-time, with daylight hours Monday through Friday, and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

How to Apply

A cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and references may be emailed to mmarsen@Alliespgh.org or faxed to ALLIES care of Mark Marsen at 412-345-7457.   Resumes will be accepted through 02/27/2018.

 

 

 

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Hours:

 

Clinic Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Call 412-248-0550 to make an appointment

 

Testing Hours:
Sun: Noon – 3:30 p.m.
Mon-Tue, Thu - Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
No appointment necessary

 

Food Pantry Hours*:
Sun: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Mon, Tues, Thu: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Wed: 3:00-7:00 p.m.

 

The food pantry is closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

 

*Clients may use the food pantry once per month; Clients who are overdue for their 90-day updates will not be able to use the Food Pantry on Wednesday after 4 p.m., or on Sundays

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