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Job Description: We are currently seeking motivated, organized, enthusiastic professionals for full-time and part-time roles in our Medical Scribe department with a start date in Fall 2017. This position is a great opportunity for an individual interested in beginning or furthering their career in healthcare. The Medical Scribe is responsible for assisting our Emergency Department physicians in accurately documenting and transcribing patient encounters, including histories and physical exams. The Medical Scribe works directly with the physicians to maximize efficiency and optimize patient throughput by tracking laboratory and radiographic test results and transcribing them into the medical record, retrieving prior patient records including former EKGs, test results and discharge summaries, gathering medical supplies as needed for various medical procedures, completing worker’s compensation forms, auditing physician charts and providing appropriate feedback, ensuring records are complete, and generating discharge instructions as dictated by the ED physician.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have interest in furthering a career in the medical field and will work well in a fast paced environment. Candidates must have a willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift as well as weekends and some holidays. Bachelor's degree preferred. Good data entry and typing skills a must. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary. Prior healthcare experience is an advantage. Full-time Scribes work an average of 40 hours per week. Part-time Scribes work an average of 16 hours per week.
University Emergency Medicine Foundation (UEMF) is the academic emergency medicine physician practice plan of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Lifespan’s Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, and Newport Hospital. With more than 100 full time member physicians and 45 providers, UEMF provides emergency department staffing for Rhode Island Hospital, the region’s only Level I trauma center; Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the state’s only children’s specialty hospital; The Miriam Hospital, which is a leading community teaching hospital; and Newport Hospital, a community Magnet Hospital.
To Apply: Please follow link to submit resume. Cover letter required.
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