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Medical Scribe (Coding & Clinical Assistant)

Company: California Foot & Ankle Centers
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition:Medical Scribe (Coding & Clinical Assistant)Location:Sacramento, CA (and other No Cal locations)Schedule:Full-Time and Part-Time positionsSalary:Competitive Salary & Bonus ProgramBenefits:Health, Dental, Vision, EAP, 401(k), FSA, Costco, AAA, etc.

ABOUT USWith a growing network of locations, California Foot & Ankle Centers (CALFAC) provides comprehensive podiatric care and surgery, including advanced wound care and amputation-prevention therapies, lower extremity peripheral nerve surgery, vascular medicine, and reconstructive surgery.We have been serving patients in Northern California for over 60 years, building a loyal patient base keeping our clinic locations busy with little to no marketing during that time. Our highly-competent doctors and medical staff all believe in giving a caring approach to each patient, as well as our utilizing the most modern technology available. Further, we conduct clinical trials and podiatric research at all of our locations.As a part of our team, you will be welcome in working with us for years to come as we do good work in our communities. We value team building, and our staff oftimes engages in after work activities in order to build relationships and play an essential role in our community.JOB BRIEFA Medical Scribe is essentially a technical assistant to the doctor or other clinicians. Duties include setting up the exam or procedure room in advance of a patient visit, with the proper supplies, instruments, and equipment. The Scribe will also take notes during the patient's visit, and begin the patient charting and coding. Documentation will be using our EHR system, EPIC.As a Medical Scribe you will partner with the doctors and other clinicians to provide a high level of efficient patient care, while always presenting a caring and professional experience for the patients.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare and assemble medical record documentation/charts for doctors and other clinicians
  • Set up the exam or procedure room in advance of a patient visit, with the proper supplies, instruments, and equipment
  • With the doctor or other clinician during the patient visit, capture and transcribe medical record documentation utilizing electronic medical record applications
  • Ensure medical record compliance by self-documentation attestation
  • Update patient history, physical exam, and other pertinent health information in the patient
  • Prepare and send all documentation to doctor for review and approval via authentication of detailed data entry and facility-specific procedures
  • Monitor the duration of basic lab results and screening procedures
  • Accompany the clinician into patient examination rooms in order to transcribe the patient's history, physical exam findings, consultations, labs, X-rays, and other evaluations, as stated by the provider, directly into the medical record
  • Prepare plans for follow-up care, as directed by the provider
  • Assist with check-in, check-out, and follow-up procedures and documentation
  • Provide advanced support to providers, including documenting phone calls, alerting the physician with labs/radiology reports are complete, getting and inserting emails and faxes, etc.
  • Comply with all hospital, medical facility, and office policies, including those relating to HIPAA
  • Perform other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned
  • All other duties and special projects, as assignedPosition Requirements:
    • Professional demeanor
    • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy a plus
    • Skilled in operating various medical record software and hardware, word-processing, and database software programs
    • Ability to efficiently type using computer laptops or tablets.
    • Must have a passion for medicine and a desire to grow
    • Must be adaptable and be willing to take constructive criticism
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work in fast-paced environment
    • Ability to move about and follow a healthcare provider for extended periods of time
    • Ability to read, write, comprehend through listening, and speak fluent English
    • Spanish is a big plus (conversationally fluent)
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to operate a computer and/or laptop through proficient typing, clicking, and viewing a monitor for extended periods
    • Must have a computer or access to a computer for virtual/online training

      • Detail-oriented
      • Time management and task completion skills
      • Team player
      • Reporting skills
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Record-keeping skills
      • Microsoft Office, and other office software
      • Strong typing skills and administrative writing skills
      • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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Keywords: California Foot & Ankle Centers, Sacramento , Medical Scribe (Coding & Clinical Assistant), Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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