Medical Scribe

Summary:
Reports to the Practice Manager.  Is responsible for confidentially entering progress notes into the patient�s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) as discussed by the physician during medical appointments.  

 

Responsibilities:

Assists the LPG team in the essential functions of documenting medical progress notes during visits to include medical history assessment treatment and follow-up. 


Reviews the EMR input following the visit verifying completeness and accuracy ensuring that the input meets the standards of medical documentation for LPG.


Adheres to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to protect patient confidentiality and the patient�s rights.


Recognizes and reports problems errors and discrepancies in patient records to supervisor.


Assists in any clerical areas of the department; may be assigned special projects as needed.

 

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
High school diploma or equivalent plus two years� advanced education in medical terminology anatomy and secretarial science or equivalent work experience. 


Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


EXPERIENCE:
One year of experience with electronic medical records in a medical office hospital or other healthcare setting.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or other similar computer software.


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Healthcare environment such as physicians� medical office practice and ancillary healthcare enterprises. Works with medical office equipment and has direct patient contact. Any potential hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures and precautions including use safety equipment and protective clothing.


Walks and stands intermittently throughout the day.  May be exposed to electrical and energy hazards.  May lift and position patients and lift supplies up to 50 pounds.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Lifespan Physician Group Inc. USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union