The Chautauqua Center, Family Medicine Medical Scribe in Dunkirk, New York

Medical Scribe, The Chautauqua Center, Dunkirk & Jamestown openings

Representatives from The Chautauqua Center will be at the Chautauqua Works Job Fair in Dunkirk NY on Wednesday, May 9th from 9:30am until 11:30am.

Purpose: Medical Scribes are individuals trained in medical documentation who assist a provider throughout their shift. The primary goal is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician. It will be the responsibility of the Medical Scribe to annotate any dictated or written information for the treatment of patients following all local, state and federal guidelines for documentation into the electronic health record system. The Medical Scribe will be responsible for clearly recording each patient's symptoms, history, physical exam and documenting the diagnosis. This position will have no direct involvement in patient care but has an interdepartmental role in assisting nursing and front office staff.

Job Duties:
The primary role of the Medical Scribe is to assist the clinician with documentation of each patient's medical chart during his or her visit.
Accompanies the clinician into the patient examination area in order to transcribe a history and physical examination as given by the patient and physician.
Documents any procedures performed by the clinician or nurses, on the electronic medical chart.
Is an expert in the use of various templates and documentation techniques available in the EHR system, and use these tools efficiently so individual encounters can be well documented, as well as accurately congregate data collected for statistical reports.
Transcribes any consultations or discussions with family members and/or the clinician.
Completes the patient's chart by transcribing results of any labs, x-rays, or other evaluations. In doing so, the scribe continuously checks on the progress of this data in order to get the patient's workup complete so that the clinician is able to make his or her decisions regarding that patient.
Lists all proper diagnoses as well as any follow up instructions and prescriptions, as dictated by the clinician.
Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to read, write, understand and spell English and medical terminology correctly.
Basic Computer proficiency in Windows environment.
Typing 45 WPM.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent.
Obtain Medical Scribe Certification and Aptitude Test (MSCAT) certification after 200 hours on the clinical floor.

PREFERRED Qualifications
Previous experience working in an outpatient clinic or doctor's office.
Medical Transcriptionist experience.
Typing 55 WPM or greater.
Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology Coursework.