Certified Medical Assistant/Scribe – McLeod Ortho Seacoast
Little River, SC
McLeod Ortho Seacoast
Certified Medical Assistant/Scribe
- Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
- The medical scribe is responsible for recording accurate patient progress notes verbalized by the physician’s interaction with the patient relevant to the chart. Progress notes may include history of present illness, physical exam findings, medical decision making, laboratory results, radiology findings, consultations and dispositions. The medical scribe does not interject his or her own opinions, impressions and does not interpret clinical information.
- The medical scribe is a clerical related task whereby a trained medical professional transcribes verbal communications between the provider and the patient. The medical scribe may only perform scribe related tasks, once the physician enters the exam room.
- The medical scribe is required to review and comply with the Scribing policies and procedures defined by McLeod Health adhering to all policies and procedures at all times. The scribe, along with the provider, will acknowledge that he/she understands their responsibility as set forth by the policy.
- The scribe and provider will insert specific documentation, as outlined by the scribe policies and procedures, to acknowledge the patient information was transcribed by a scribe. The scribe and the provider will capture this documentation at the time of service in order to remain compliant with CMS guidelines.
- Performs all other duties as assigned by the practice manager.
- Schedules testing and referral appointments for patients, per physician’s instruction; telephones pharmacies with prescriptions requested by the physician; maintains medical supply inventory; orders all medical supplies and provides support to front office personnel; performs other duties necessary in providing high quality patient care; greets patients and visitors and handles incoming telephone calls in a friendly and courteous manner.
- Pulls charts for next day appointments and files all information into the charts; retrieves charts form medical records.
Work Schedule 80 hours biweekly as scheduled
- Three (3) years office experience in a position dealing with the public
- Minimum of a High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited school required
- Post high school training in medical terminology
- Certified Medical Assistant certification required from an accredited medical assisting program.
Little River, SC, United States