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Job Description

Job Title: Scribe/Medical Writer
Job ID: 847196318
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Hamot
Department: NW Ortho & Sports Medicine Assoc
Location: 44 Circle Street, Franklin PA 16323

Description

Description:

UPMC Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Associates is looking for a Full Time Scribe/Medical Writer to join their team!  This individual will be asked to support 3 locations in Franklin, Clarion, and Titusville Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Purpose:

This individual is responsible for providing accurate documentation and summarization of the office visits and recommendations in the context of a patient chart while maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, answering phones, scanning, abstracting, checking patients in and out, helping with work ques, etc.
  • Remains as close to physician as possible and limits time away from the physician and the patient.
  • At times, guides patient to front desk after completion of exam and ensures proper follow-up appointments are made.
  • Provides patient with assistants while they are exiting the exam room to expedite patient flow.
  • Monitors examination room and any physical limitations that the patient may have
  • Evaluates the condition of the exam room to ensure adequate supplies are in stock.
  • Correctly summarizes and documents what the physician says during an examination, including but not limited to: proper charting of the examination, documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment (including justifications of decisions reached when appropriate).
  • Learns the personality and preferences of each physician, recognizing differences and abiding by them when working with each particular physician.
  • Accommodates the needs of the patient for the exam.
  • Notifies physician of changes to the daily schedule, especially emergencies
  • Enter charge information as designated by the physician
  • Maintains an awareness of the patient's verbal and non-verbal communication when the physician is providing instructions as it may necessitate the writer repeating information, providing written instructions, and/or patient educations materials for the patient to review at home.
  • Becomes fluent in the exact requirements of each examination.

Qualifications

  • Fluency in English
  • High School Diploma and 4 years experience in a medical office, medical transcription or billing/coding required. 
  • Or Associates degree or equivalent, and two years experience in a medical office, medical transcription or billing/coding required. 
  • Basic of knowledge ICD-10 coding.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.03 to $21.36 / hour

    Union Position: No

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