What is Medical Scribing
A Medical Scribing Specialist is a personal assistant to the physician, performing among many tasks, electronic record keeping responsibilities for the physicians during patient encounters.
This includes gathering information for the patient’s visit, performing documentation directly into the EHR in real-time, querying and using the EHR to manage the patient’s progress.
An MS partners with the physician to ensure the best patient care.
Why consider a career as a Medical Scribing Specialist (MS)
Working as an MS is a truly rewarding experience. This is a front-line service where you are actively involved with the physician to deliver optimal healthcare to patients.
Dealing with experienced American physicians will build confidence in your work and promises a unique learning experience. Working closely with a physician will allow you to personalize the service you give to the physician.
Purpose of the job
The purpose of this position is to handle medical data documentation responsibilities for physicians during patient encounters.
Medical Assistant access live doctor-patient interactions remotely and accurately document the events and decision-making in a manner that results in appropriate medical charting.
By accomplishing the time-consuming clerical duties that would otherwise be assigned to a physician, scribes enable physicians to spend more time with individual patients and increase the overall flow of patients in the department.
Principal Tasks and Responsibilities of an MS
The primary responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to
Accurate and timely charting of patient encounters, including but not limited to patient history, physical exam, diagnostic findings, lab and test results, Medical decision making etc. Interact with the physician in a professional and non-intrusive way to ensure completeness and accuracy in medical charting.
Compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, and policies relating to confidentiality of patient information.
Excellent job attendance.
Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to training other Medical assistants and staff.
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