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Scribe

Description

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is currently hiring a full-time Scribe to provide support at our Mountain View Medical Park location in Greensburg, PA. This is a free-standing out-patient facility that has 2 Physicians and a Physician Assistant. This will be a Monday through Friday, daylight position. No weekends or Holidays required! 

The Scribe will be responsible for providing accurate documentation and summarization of the ocular examination and recommendations while maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status.


Responsibilities:

  • Ensures patient understands all instructions.
  • 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 justification of decisions reached when appropriate).
  • Learns the personality and preferences of each physician, recognizing differences and abiding by them when working with that particular physician.
  • Maintains an awareness of the patients 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 education materials for the patient to review at home.
  • Accurately documents chart errors according to the following format: One line is to be drawn through the mistake. The initials of the person making the error are to be written. The corrected information can then be documented.
  • Maintains patient flow, by ensuring a minimum of two patient rooms are always occupied.
  • Remains as close to the physician as possible and limits time away from the physician and the patient.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Fluency in English, bilingual preferred.
  • Basic understanding of algebraic principles.
  • Two years experience in a medical office.
  • Excellent spelling ability.
  • Experience maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated respect for staff and patients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Team-orientation.
  • Management of multiple projects simultaneously & strong organization with attention to detail.
  • Legible handwriting & computer literacy.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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