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Scribe/Medical Writer - Hillman Cancer Center-Camp Hill

  • Job ID: 182586356
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Hillman Cancer Center-Camphill
  • Location: 101 Erford Road, Camp Hill PA 17011
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.73 / hour

Description

UPMC's Hillman Cancer Center is looking for a full-time Scribe/Medical Writer to join their team!  The position will work day light hours between 7:30 a.m. and 4:3 0p.m and support the Cancer Center's physicians. 

Purpose:
The Scribe/Medical Writer 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)

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