The primary role of the Medical Scribe is to relieve the practitioner of clerical and secretarial duties; thus allowing the practitioner to focus more directly on clinical care. The scribe is an unlicensed individual and exclusively non-clinical. They do not examine patients and do not engage in any type of patient care. A scribe’s role is limited to documentation and efficiency management for the practitioner. Must be able to travel to our satellite offices (except Yuma).
High school diploma or equivalent. (Required)
Completion of college level courses or current healthcare student i.e. mid-level provider, nursing, healthcare administration, etc. (Preferred)
Minimum of 2 years medical experience in a hospital setting or a private practice. (Preferred)
Experience and understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to understand and accurately transcribe dictated reports. (Required)
Previous experience with or ability to translate medical abbreviations into their expanded forms. (Required)
Experience in a surgical specialty. (Preferred)
Ability to multi-task and consistently communicate in a professional manner including writing routine reports and correspondence; proficient in typing and good at spelling, punctuation, grammar, and oral communication. Ability to listen to complex medical information and summarize in a clear, complete, and concise fashion. Excellent English composition skills required to generate professional, polished writing at a high rate of production. (Required)
Good judgment, organizational ability, initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to be self-motivated. Must be discreet, tactful, and modest in performance of duties. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. (Required)
Ability to learn and use all functions of electronic medical record software and transcription software. Maintain and demonstrate an understanding of the team approach to patient care and documentation. (Required)
Punctuality and preparedness for all shifts and work-related activities. (Required)
Ability to check and respond to all correspondence, including email, phone calls or text messages in a timely manner. Excellent and legible penmanship. (Required)
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.