The Medical Scribe will be responsible for assisting the Medical Providers with clerical duties during clinical patient encounters. S/he will accompany the providers and accurately document events and decision-making in a manner that results in appropriate medical charting. The Medical Scribe will also complete clerical activities necessary to assist with the processing of the Providers’ orders for tests and/or medications.
- Assists the provider in navigating the EHR
- Enters information into the EHR as directed by the provider
- Researches information requested by the provider
- Accompanies providers during patient visits for the purpose of transcribing patient’s medical and physical exam.
- Accurately documents Providers’ encounter with the patient in a timely manner.
- Accurately list patients’ diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions (i.e. medications) as directed by the Provider.
- Transcribes patients’ orders (i.e. laboratory, radiology tests, medications) to document any procedures performed by the Provider
- Maintains a non-intrusive interaction with patients (the scribe does not directly assist with patient care).
- Locates information for review (i.e., previous notes, reports, test results, and laboratory results)
- Maintains agency guidelines relating to safety, outreach and confidentiality.
- Ensures proper hand washing according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
- Understands and appropriately acts upon assigned role in Emergency Code System.
- Understands and performs assigned role in Agency Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).
- Participates in requested and/or required agency development activities.
- Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Two to four years of undergraduate education with emphasis in pre-medical studies preferred. At least one year experience as a Medical Scribe or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Medical Scribe certification from a recognized certification body is highly preferred. Bilingual (English-Spanish) is preferred. Must be adept at Medical terminology; must have recognition of physical exam process and ability to record exam details. Computer knowledge should include Microsoft programs, Electronic Medical Records software(s) and agency’s database/systems. Excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills are required. Ability to work independently and handle stress appropriately. Ability to work cooperatively with medical, pharmacy and other supporting staff. Ability to work with multicultural and diverse population is required. The responsibility for internal and external contacts is frequent and important. Own Transportation may be required.
SALARY: $14.00 – $19.00
LOCATION: 3510 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137
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