UPMC Scribe/Medical Writer - Bayfront ENT in Erie, Pennsylvania
This individual is responsible for providing accurate documentation and summarization of the office visits and recommendations in the context of a patient chart while maintaining patient flow and communication regarding appointment status.
Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, answering phones, scanning, abstracting, checking patients in and out, helping with work ques, etc.
Remains as close to physician as possible and limits time away from the physician and the patient.
At times, guides patient to front desk after completion of exam and ensures proper follow-up appointments are made.
Provides patient with assistants while they are exiting the exam room to expedite patient flow.
Monitors examination room and any physical limitations that the patient may have
Evaluates the condition of the exam room to ensure adequate supplies are in stock.
Correctly summarizes and documents what the physician says during an examination, including but not limited to: proper charting of the examination, documenting additions to the chief complaint, assessment and recommendations for treatment (including justifications of decisions reached when appropriate).
Learns the personality and preferences of each physician, recognizing differences and abiding by them when working with each particular physician.
Accommodates the needs of the patient for the exam.
Notifies physician of changes to the daily schedule, especially emergencies
Enter charge information as designated by the physician
Maintains an awareness of the patient?s verbal and non-verbal communication when the physician is providing instructions as it may necessitate the writer repeating information, providing written instructions, and/or patient educations materials for the patient to review at home.
Becomes fluent in the exact requirements of each examination.
Fluency in English
High School Diploma and 4 years' experience in a medical office, medical transcription or billing/coding required OR
Associate degree or equivalent, and two years' experience in a medical office, medical transcription or billing/coding
Basic of knowledge ICD-10 coding
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
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