Job Description

Medical Assistant Scribe (MA Scribe) Steward Medical Group-1900847

Description

 

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services.  The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

 

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

We are looking for talented, dedicated Medical Assistants to join our team.  In return for your talent and dedication, we'll support you with comprehensive benefits including: training, a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), work-life programs, employee discounts, generous tuition assistance, and  opportunities to grow your career potential.

Description

The role of the Medical Assistant Scribe (MA) is to provide outstanding support to physicians and healthcare providers while providing exceptional care to patients and customers within the clinical scope of an MA. MA Scribes are active and valuable members of their healthcare teams, providing real-time charting for physicians by shadowing them throughout their shifts and performing a variety of helpful tasks.  The MA Scribe will be assigned a doctor or physician assistant to work alongside. The MA Scribe is in the room during each evaluation, documenting directly from the patient and provider conversation. The MA scribe ensures patients are welcomed in a warm and friendly manner and sees their needs and expectations are met.  MA Scribe's are responsible for ensuring the smooth operations in the fast paced environment of the clinic with the goal of a positive patient experience with every encounter. 


Key Responsibilities
Coordinates with clinic staff to ensure a positive patient flow,waiting room, and exam room experience
Prepares patients to be seen by physicians, collects vital signs and testing as required by the healthcare provider
Assists provider with collection, documentation, processing, and verification of information related to patient care in an EMR system.
Performs diagnostic tests and processes and enters results
Communicates patient concerns and needs to the healthcare provider 
Provides timely responses to patient inquiries and timely completion of assigned tasks

Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages and under the direction of licensed staff schedules appointments, procedures and diagnostic tests
Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing of medical information in patient's records, locating and compiling department charts, obtaining medical records from other providers and entering charges for billing purposes

Qualifications

 
Minimum Requirements:
This position requires verifiable successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program and a High School diploma or GED equivalent

Demonstrated computer skills with data entry software

Understanding of medical terminology


Preferred Qualifications:
Successful completion of a medical assisting internship
One or more years experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting
One or more years of demonstrated customer service experience
Experience working with an EMR system
National Medical Assistant Certification
Phlebotomy experience
Bilingual in English and Spanish
 
Physical Requirements:
Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.

Please Note:

All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Job

 Medical Assistant

Primary Location

 Utah-Salt Lake City

Organization

 Physician Group of Utah

Education Level

 Technical Diploma

Job Posting

 

Employee Status* Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk
Work Schedule* Days

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