About the Role
A Medical Scribe is typically assigned to work with one provider and is responsible for recording a Physician’s interactions with patients and assisting with clerical duties related to medical documentation within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Their duties include recording a provider’s interactions with patients, filling out paperwork, summaries and referral letters after a visit and entering data into medical records. This clinical employee is responsible for ensuring an efficient workflow is maintained each day as well as filling schedule needs within the organization.
Role on the Care Team:
Works within the care team, to provide direct clerical assistants to the provider. This employee is responsible for providing services as outlined below. They are involved in whole-person care by assisting and supporting the medical provider in the provision of care. This position works closely with members of the care team through all phases in order to coordinate care between the patient, internal providers and specialists.
Send any prescription via E-Rx as directed by physician
Prepares and assembles medical record documentation/charts for physician(s)
Enters the patient room with the physician during patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record documentation utilizing the EMR
Ensures medical record compliance by self-documentation attestation
Updates patient history, physical exam, and other pertinent health information in the EMR
Prepares and sends documentation to the physician for review and approval via authentication of detailed data entry and facility-specific procedures
Monitors the duration of basic lab results and screening procedures
Complies with all of the medical facilities policies
Performance of other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinical workflow as assigned
Medical Scribes need to portray a level of professionalism and cleanliness while working with medical staff. Some of the other important skills they need to handle their job duties include:
Advanced computer skills
Ability to expertly document patient care and transcribe patient appointments
Confidentiality and privacy of the patients
Strong organization, multitasking and time management skills
Ability to handle high-pressure situations effectively
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Appropriate bedside manner and interpersonal skills
Microsoft office skills
Minimum of at least 2 years’ experience in a primary medical care setting or an associate’s degree in a health occupation field: LPN license preferred.
About the Company
HCCH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HCCH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HCCH conducts background checks on all final candidates. Employment is contingent upon a clear background check or approval of the CEO