A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has an opening for an experienced, self-motivated, team orientated Medical Scribe/MA. This role will be to provide skilled support and work collaboratively with other members of the South Main Orthopaedic Surgery Team
This position is located in the South Main Orthopaedic Clinic that supports the Foot/ankle and Hand services. The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in the department’s Lean initiatives, Service Excellence programs, maintain M-learning compliance, specific procedure competencies and knowledge of regulatory agency requirements
The successful candidate will be responsible for capturing an accurate and detailed description of a patient encounter in the provider’s words in the EMR (Electronic Medical Record). Manage an average of three patients per hour, and a minimum of four patients, during peak times. Facilitate diagnostic tests and referrals to medical specialists. This position will retrieve existing information from the patient’s chart, as well as prior medical history and print pertinent information for providers. Supplies or instruments will need to be retrieved, as requested by the provider. This position will also entail escorting patients to other areas within the clinic when needed. Assist with training of newly hired Medical Scribes.
Other tasks will include:
Entering x-ray/PT orders
Rooming patients (utilizing an electronic medical record)
Supporting in-clinic procedures
Scribing as needed (see highlighted above)
Perform scheduled infection control maintenance of patient care items and equipment
Outside imaging processing
Fitting off the shelf durable medical equipment
In addition, this position will retrieve prior medical history, print pertinent information for providers as needed
Assist with injections
Limited casting and splinting
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
Ability to type 70 words per minute with accuracy is necessary.
Reasonable knowledge of and ability to use standard business software, computer applications and dictation equipment is necessary.
The preferred candidate will have six months’ previous experience working in an ambulatory or acute care setting; Orthopaedic Surgery experience is helpful.
Candidate will have demonstrated exceptional interpersonal communication skills, superior customer service, an exemplary attendance record, the ability to manage stress effectively, a superior work ethic and handle multiple responsibilities.
The candidate must be proficient using the Microsoft suite products
6:45am – 5:15 pm (Rotating 8 hour shifts - may vary dependent upon clinical needs)
Monday – Friday (with the exception of meetings or coverage when necessary. We utilize flex scheduling to off-set hours worked in excess of 8 hours in any one day)
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