Medical Scribe, Knoxville Heart Center
Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Days
Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed medical practice organization, with more than 300 top Physicians and providers spanning the continuum of care in 20 cities throughout East Tennessee. Specialties include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, primary care, pulmonology, reproductive medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine and urology.
Position Summary: Scribe accompanies physician and directly observes patient encounters in a professional and non-obtrusive manner. Interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc. in order to accurately document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services. Places orders within scope of a CMA as directed by provider to maintain meaningful use compliance.
Minimum Experience: Must be sufficient to meet the standard for achievement of the below indicated certification as required by the issuing authority. Must be able to transcribe approximately 70 wpm and have thorough knowledge of medical terminology. Must be skilled in proofreading and able to perform difficult editing.
Licensure Requirement: Must hold CCMA or equivalent MA certification.
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