A Medical Scribe’s main task is to provide real-time medical transcription for the entire duration of each exam and entries of information into the EHR system or SOAP notes.
Medical Scribes are responsible for relieving a physician of their clerical duties, thereby allowing a physician to focus their attention on providing the best care to the patient. Responsible for locating and obtaining a patient’s medical history, documenting dictated notes during a patient visit on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), facilitating diagnostic test, all while providing unparalleled customer service to our patients.
Feel what it’s like to practice medicine in the US. You will be assigned as an exclusive assistant to a U.S. doctor and follow the doctor’s clinic hours. The number of hours and days per week will depend on the needs of the doctor you are assigned to.
- Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
- You will be remotely connected to the internet with a US doctor that is conducting a medical examination to a patient.
- A medical scribe document the medical examination findings and corresponding treatment plan and diagnoses in a document or a computerized database. It is important to be able to use analytical and listening skills, in order to interpret sentences that involve medical terminology into medical codes.
- Ensure that certain test results are in the patient’s chart and prescriptions are filled.
- The scribe may also make abstracts and summaries from patient medical records, as well as other documents. It is essential to be familiar and comfortable with using medical codes.
- Strong typing and ten-key skills are important. There may sometimes be changes in the medical codes that are assigned, so it is necessary to keep up to date.
- You will alert the assigned doctor of any missing information needed for appropriate diagnoses and billing.
- Graduate of Nursing or any Allied Health course with exceptional listening and comprehension skills
- High attention to detail and being able to work in a team environment
- Friendly and professional with excellent bedside manner
- Excellent English verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills; plus excellent listening and comprehension skills
- Must exhibit passion and compassion for those we work with
- Flexible with full-time work schedule including some weekends; ok to work on graveyard shift
- Preferred Skills:
- Passion for medicine and for helping others in an urgent care environment
- Quick learner
- Excellent command of medical terminology, anatomy and medical coding
- Superior writing skills
- Computer savvy, proficient in MS Office applications and use of technical/communication equipment
- Computer and typing skills are required – minimum of 60-70 wpm
- Bilingual language skills is a plus.