Medical Scribe

Description:

Scribes function to create an efficient patient care environment that enhances both patient and provider satisfaction by providing clerical assistance for the Emergency Department providers. A Medical Scribe assists the physician or PA with a variety of tasks; performing documentation in the EHR, gathering information for the patient's visit, and partnering with the provider to deliver the pinnacle of efficient patient care.

For someone interested in medicine, whether it is a personal interest, or part of a career goal to become a physician, physician assistant, or nurse, the chance to become a Medical Scribe is unlike any other opportunity available. It offers exciting one-on-one collaboration with a physician, and is unprecedented in its level of exposure to real medicine and decision making in practice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be present for patient evaluations to efficiently create and edit the patient medical record based on the patient encounter. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Recording patient subjective history and provider objective findings
    • Recording patient past medical history
    • Documenting procedures performed by the provider(s)
    • Documenting consults to other providers
    • Importing radiology reports, lab results and EKGs
    • Preparing discharge summaries for patients
  • Facilitate communication between providers and other staff
  • Perform other clerical tasks that optimize efficiency

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be able to stand on the job all the time
  • Must be able to type and code all information into the medical records system
  • Interest in continuing into the medical field as a career preferred
  • Medical terminology and/or anatomy and physiology course completion or equivalent experience
  • Healthcare experience preferred, but not required
  • Enrollment or completion of a college degree is preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patients and employee information
  • Ability to comprehend multiple verbal instructions given
  • Demonstrate proficiency in typing and computer use
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work and participation in a team environment
  • Availability for days, nights, overnights, holidays and weekends
  • Availability for a variety of shifts that can be 8 -12 hours
  • Must be able to work at least 3 shifts/week or more
  • One-year work commitment or more
  • Satisfactory results of a comprehensive background/criminal check

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