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Medical Scribe/MA

Company: SouthCoast Health
Location: Savannah
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSouthCoast Health is looking for a Full-time Medical Scribe/MA for our Cardio Office Responsible for shadowing the provider during clinical services and accurately documenting notes in the electronic medical record.Responsible for assisting physicians with patient care, clerical, and organizational tasks. Responsible for patient flow, appointment scheduling and chart management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices including legal responsibilities related to confidentiality.
  • Ability to exercise professionalism in dealing with all levels of personnel, patients and patients' families.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures.
  • Ability to complete tasks as directed by physician and nursing staff.
  • Ability to deal with many tasks at one time with flexibility.Responsibilities:
    • Assist physicians with patient care, clerical, and organizational tasks.
    • Control patient flow in clinic.
    • Prepare patient charts for appointments.
    • Prepare patients for examinations and special procedures.
    • Obtain/record vital signs (height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature).
    • Document patient care observation and activities according to professional standards and procedures.
    • Perform clinical duties as assigned by Nurse or Physician.
    • Assist with patient plans of care and document care coordination and interventions while integrating NCQA, PCMH, MACRA, PIQ, HEDIS measurements.
    • Obtain discharge summaries from the hospital and other facilities as needed for coordination of care.
    • Administers immunizations and injections after reviewing immunization record, potential allergic reactions, identifies and reviews side effects and treatments. Perform venipunctures, capillary punctures, specimen collection/preparation/testing and other lab functions as requested.
    • Responsible for tracking specialty and imaging referrals, as well as labs to ensure follow-through. Education/ Experience:High school graduate or equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant training program, Medical Assistant in the military (DD214), EMT-A or paramedic required. **An exception may be granted to individuals that have not attended an accredited training program but do have (i) a national certification in medical assisting and (ii) a minimum of 3 years of medical assisting experience. Such exception may only occur following (i) a thorough evaluation of the individual's experience; training/education; skills and qualifications, (ii) a determination by the Director of Nursing that such individual has the requisite skills and knowledge to perform as a Medical Assistant.**Requirements:Must pass proficiency test. Maintain current BLS/CPR Certification. Maintain continuing education in medical terminologyBenefits:Competitive salary, health, HSA, dental, vision, life, long term disability, 401(K), supplemental insurance policies. Paid vacation, holidays, sick time, jury duty and bereavement leave. EEO, DFW, MFVD

Keywords: SouthCoast Health, Savannah , Medical Scribe/MA, Healthcare , Savannah, Georgia

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