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The Medical Scribe acts as an extension of the provider. A scribe performs clerical duties as well as assisting with medical record recording.

 

Job Title: Medical Scribe

 

Summary: The Medical Scribe acts as an extension of the provider. A scribe performs clerical duties as well as assisting with medical record recording. This position helps with increased provider productivity, patient satisfaction and more efficient work flow. A scribe’s job is to document the physician-patient interaction in real time with the provided paper or electronic medical record system.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as an extension of the provider performing the documentation
  • Record vital signs
  • Completing documentation for provider’s final approval
  • Documenting provider-patient visit hand or electronically
  • Keep track of patient lab times, results and various screening procedures
  • Maintain patient’s charts and updating patient history
  • Perform other duties as provider sees fit (provided they are within the scope of your legal capabilities)

 

Qualifications

 

These are a specific set of skills and or abilities one need to be able to successfully perform the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

General Abilities: Excellent written and communication skills required. To maintain great relations with our providers, a scribe must have strong relationship building skills. The ability to actively listen and write in high stress situations is required. A scribe must have a drive to serve our providers.

 

Education: High school diploma required. 30 College hours or a second year preferred. Having some familiarity with medical terms preferred. Must be able to handle simple math (add, subtract, multiply, dived, use fractions and percentages).

 

Computer Abilities: Must be able to accurately type 30 words per minute as well as be proficient with Microsoft office. A scribe must be able to maintain an active email address.
Physical Abilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Ability to work in a fast and stressful environment
  • Ability to handle weight up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to write and communicate effectively and clearly in English
  • Have means to work at different locations throughout your market area
  • Ability to work on your feet for hours at a time
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening
  • Must meet all facility vaccine requirements
  • Must follow all HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Must be a US citizen or have permission to work in the United States