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Medical Scribe

Job Summary

Responsible for taking detailed notes during clinician and patient interactions. Record notes on the patient’s electronic file, support the physician, and perform other clerical duties.    

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maximize the physician’s efficiency by documenting patient encounters in real time. 
  • Capture the details of the encounter accurately and completely by typing quickly.
  • Record the patient’s health history, family health history, medications, and allergies.
  • Make chart rounds with the physician to review each patient’s status and care-related issues.
  • Communicate in a respectful manner with doctors, patients, family members, peers, and others.
  • Understand the team approach to patient care and synthesize complex medical information. 
  • Monitor incoming tests and inform the clinician when the results come in.