Medical Scribe

Website Cardiology Associates of Altoona

Job description

Typical duties and responsibilities

  • Observe patient-physician interactions and document each patient’s electronic health records
  • Enter orders or referrals on behalf of the physician
  • Gather information from the patient’s visit that’s important to document
  • Partner with the physician to deliver efficient patient care under the direction of a nurse or other medical professional
  • Assist the physician when asked
  • Document procedures, lab results, dictated radiographic impressions made by the physician, and more
  • Adhere to HIPPA laws

Education and experience

  • High School Diploma
  • College Degree or Certification (CMSA or CMSP) a plus
  • At least 1 yr experience with electronic health records
  • Experience in urgent care preferred
  • Recent medical scribing experience preferred

Required skills and qualifications

  • Experience with medical terminology in Cardiology is preferred
  • Capable of precisely transcribing patient care and appointment details
  • Up to date computer skills
  • Ability to keep patient details confidential and private
  • Excellent navigation of multitasking, organization, and time management skills
  • Must respond well to high-pressure situations in an efficient manner
  • Possess advanced communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Good people skills
  • Capable of keeping up in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team with colleagues
  • Ability to type at least 60 words per minute

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with transcription
  • Familiarity with most medical terminology across medical fields
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of medical EMR software Medent

Job Type: Full-time

Expected hours: 36 – 40 per week

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