Scribe - Ocean Park Clinic
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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 8/4/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description:
Under the supervision and direction of the Medical Director and Program Manager the incumbent will assist physicians with various aspects of patient care in their respective department. The incumbent will assist in the recording of outpatient medical records under the supervision of the physician. Medical record documentation will include history of present illness, past medical history, review of systems, physical exam findings, assessment and plan, procedure notes, lab and radiology results, patient instructions, level of service, and appropriate charge capture. Duties include, but are not limited to scheduling of follow up appointments, entering patient orders and referrals, reviewing and printing of the patient after visit summary. The individual must multi-task between accurate documentation and administrative duties as indicated. The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing information with the physician at the completion of each documented outpatient visit to confirm accurate reporting. The incumbent will work in close association with physicians assigned to the department and is a part of the clinical team.
Ability to perform and multi-task under the pressure of frequent interruptions and distractions. Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations and procedures to define objectives, identify patterns and formulate conclusions. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively and diplomatically interact with others. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities. Ability to handle confidential material while protecting its strict confidentiality. Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to creatively integrate competing demands of a multidisciplinary setting into a productive working environment. Knowledge of scribing in an outpatient clinic. Ability to organize and track multiple records and requests and follow through in a timely manner. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact diplomatically and sympathetically with a patient population in varying degrees of health. Ability to proofread very detailed materials and monitor work accurately. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively and diplomatically interact with others. Detailed knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to distinguish different exams and medical diagnoses. Skill in program planning and development. Skill in data collection and interpretation. Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, faculty, residents, nurses, students, university representatives, patients and the public.