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Across UPMC, our guiding principle is to always prioritize the safety of our employees, patients, and members. UPMC believes that vaccination is important, helps protect all, and advocates that everyone who can be vaccinated should be vaccinated.

UPMC complies with all governmental requirements related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. The Jan. 13 Supreme Court of the United States decision that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate will move forward requires UPMC to ensure employees either get vaccinated or receive a requested medical or religious exemption.

If you are not yet vaccinated, we urge you to get a vaccine now. You can schedule your COVID-19 vaccination through UPMC or visit a non-UPMC provider or UPMC Urgent Care location.

Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

For more information about UPMC’s response to COVID-19, please visit UPMC.com/coronavirus.

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Scribe/Medical Writer

  • Job ID: 828219161
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: HMG Cardiology
  • Location: 310 Stock Street, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.44 to $26.16 / hour

Description

Responsible for providing accurate documentation and summarization of the office visits and recommendations in the context of a patient chart.  This position will have the opportunity to work from home after training.  Challenge yourself and your medical transcription/scribing skills by joining our UPMC Team.

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.
  • 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 physician.
  • Accommodates the needs of the patient for the exam.
  • Notifies physician of changes to the daily schedule, especially emergencies
  • 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 educations materials for the patient to review at home.
  • Becomes fluent in the exact requirements of each examination.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and 4 years of experience in a medical office, medical transcription or billing/coding required. OrAssociates degree or equivalent, and two years of 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)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more. 

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