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Medical Scribe

Job ID: 205759
Category: Clerical/Administrative
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Needs

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Description

Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Entity: Chester County Hospital

Department: TCCH Hospitalists CCA

Location: Chester County Hospital – 701 East Marshall Street

Hours: Per Departmental Needs 

Summary:

  • The Medical Scribe works under the direct supervision of the provider and is responsible for charting patient encounters into the EMR.

Responsibilities:

  • Accompanies the provider into each patient exam area & procedures 
  • Assists with the documentation of each patient’s medical record during patient encounter / procedure 
  • Assists provider with patient flow, directing them to the next examination room, and ensuring the correct sequence of events occur for each patient. 
  • Ensures proper documentation including patient chart reviews, encounters are signed, and charts are closed 
  • Performs universal protocol on all patients receiving procedures 
  • Acts as a chaperone to patients when necessary 
  • Assists manager with other administrative duties as assigned 
  • Trains other Medical Scribes as assigned by manager 
  • Informs manager in partnership with the provider of all instrument and equipment problems that require servicing by Bio-Medical, Service Rep, or Help Desk Support 
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures 
  • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Credentials:

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required) And 0-1 years Experience in healthcare, or as a medical secretary (Required)
    • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Prefereed)

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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