Job ID: 177832
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2023
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Part Time- 20hrs.
The Ophthalmic Scribe assists and works under the direct supervision of the Ophthalmologist. The responsibilities include accompanying the physician into the examination area and assisting with the documentation of each patient's medical record during an out-patient visit or out-patient procedure. The scribe documents results of the external exam, anterior segment exam, posterior segment exam, fluorescein angiography, laser, ocular injection treatments, minor surgical procedures, and physician findings. The ophthalmic scribe may be asked to maintain patient flow, directing the physician to the next examination room, insuring the correct sequence of events occurs for each patient, designates through EPIC the correct colored dot be assigned to each encounter throughout the workflow of the patient's exam. The scribe reviews patient chart and ensures that each section is closed. The scribe prints out patient After Visit Summary (AVS) Medication Rx, Eyeglass Rx and delivers documents to physician. In addition to these duties, the ophthalmic scribe may be assigned to act as a facilitator to patients as they arrive at each location ensuring the patient is directed to the correct area for ancillary testing prior to a physician visit or escort the patient to the various locations within a department when necessary.
H.S. Diploma/GED And 0-1 years' experience in healthcare, or as a medical secretary, required. Bachelor's Degree, preferred.
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