GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The
Clinical Scribe is responsible
for data entry of clinical documentation in the EMR system following established standards and practices. The individual displays responsible behaviors,
communicates effectively to others and functions as a member of the healthcare
team. Functions under the direct
supervision of the physician when performing clinical tasks during patient
care. Must demonstrate
competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care. Maintains an inventory of examination/procedure room supplies, assists in the
organization of efficient patient flow, and organizes the clinic environment to
assure patient safety. Responsible
for maintaining patient confidentiality.
Reports to office
manager and/or physician.
SUPERVSION EXERCISED: This position does not supervise any
EXPERIENCE: Previous medical office experience preferred
but not required.
EMR experience preferred.
REQUIRED: High School diploma or equivalent.
Language Skills – The ability to
communicate effectively with others in the healthcare team.
of medical terminology, anatomy and
physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments
to the extent required to understand and accurately transcribe dictated
reports. Translate medical abbreviations into their expanded forms.
Computer Skills – To perform this job
successfully, an individual should be able to learn and use all functions of
electronic medical record software. Must
accurately enter data into a database, search for information, send and receive
email and attachments.
in applying and modifying the principles, methods, and techniques of
professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
be able to type 30 wpm with no mistakes.
be able to communicate effectively in written and verbal form, answer frequent
be able to work as a team player.
be able to work flexible hours.
be able to multi-task. Frequent
interruptions require being able to handle a fast-paced work environment during
entire time at work.
be able to prioritize multiple projects.
maintain strict confidentiality and exercise professionalism when interacting
with staff, managers, supervisors, physicians, external customers, etc. Must comply with HIPAA confidentiality
standards when accessing or communicating patient information.
to relate to people and different situations with good judgment and integrity
under stressful situations.
DEMANDS: Requires continuous standing, bending,
stretching, sitting, walking and stooping while on duty. May be required to lift 50-100 pounds. There might be a possible exposure to
Hazardous Materials/conditions and infectious diseases.