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