The Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) seeks a full-time Medical Scribe to join their team of 600 committed staff members in Iron Mountain, Michigan.
The Medical Scribe works side-by-side with physicians and providers as an assistant to document details of patient visits. This position accompanies the physician/provider into exam rooms and documents the encounter as it is verbalized by the patient and physician/provider.
- Enters the exam room with the physician/provider during patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record documentation using electronic medical record applications.
- Maintain a high-level of accuracy and efficiency when documenting patient visits; obtains approval from physician/provider on documented record.
- Listen to complex medical information and summarize in a clear, concise and complete fashion.
- When directed, prepare referral letters and transmit with appropriate medical records and/or test results.
- Follow policies, procedures, directives and compliance standards established by hospital and supervising staff.
- Assist with patient care as needed.
- Maintain effective and professional communication with hospital staff and care teams.
WAGE/BENEFITS. Starting pay of $13.04 - $17.91 per hour based on years of experience. In addition, they offer medical, dental, vision, pension plan, paid time off (sick, vacation) and life insurance.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS.
- Associates degree or certification in Medical Office Systems required; completion of medical transcription program preferred.
- 1 year experience as a medical transcriptionist or administrative assistant with clinical experience preferred.
- Proficiency with medical terminology required.
- Possess exceptional typing, spelling, punctuation, grammar and verbal communication skills.
- Exceptional customer service skills with a professional demeanor that ensures trust, competence and compassion amongst patients and team members.
- Ability to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check.
INTERESTED? Submit your application for employment at dchs.hirescore.com