MEDICAL SCRIBE

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Medical Scribe specializes in charting physician-patient encounters in real time, such as during medical examinations.

 

JOB COMPENTENCIES

 

•           Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude

•           Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges

•           Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them

•           Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers

•           Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

•           Accompanies the physician to the examination room to transcribe a history and physical exam which includes the family, social, and past medical history.

•           Accurately documents the physician’s encounter with the patient.

•           Lists all proper diagnosis and symptoms as well as follow up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the physician.

•           Documents procedures, lab results, dictated radiographic impressions made by the supervising physician and any other information pertaining to the patient's encounter.

•           Adhere to employer’s work practice.

•           Maintains a professional appearance and conduct at all times.

•           Performs other administrative tasks as assigned.

 

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

•           Previous job experience in delivering exceptional customer service

•           Good positive, customer focused interpersonal and business telephone skills

•           Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately

•           Good organizational and follow-through skills

•           Keyboard data entry skills and working knowledge of computers and basic office equipment

•           Strong grasp of medical terminology

•           Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to rapidly changing situations

•           Must be able to quickly evaluate and prioritize requests of staff and physicians

•           Ability to deal with employees, patients, physicians and visitors in stressful situations

•           Must be well versed in HIPAA laws and keep patient documentation and information confidential

•           Ability to multi-task constantly and tolerate interruptions

•           Ability to function in an occasionally hostile environment with patients/customers who are ill or hurt

•           Must be willing to work as part of a cohesive medical team to care for patients and deliver exceptional customer service

 

A.        Education/Skills/Experience:

•           High School Diploma or equivalent

•           1 year medical scribe experience or equivalent

 

 

B.        Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

•           None Needed

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