High school or equivalent. Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program Three years' experience. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant with a nationally recognized accreditation organization (AAMA, AMT, NCCT, NHA or other). CPR Certification required.
The Medical Assistant Scribe enters information into the electronic medical record or chart at the direction of the physician or licensed independent practitioner. The primary goal of the medical assistant scribe is to increase the efficiency and productivity of the physician. The medical assistant scribe accurately documents events and decision-making in a manner that results in appropriate medical charting. The medical assistant scribe must be able to anticipate physician's needs to facilitate the flow of the clinic. The medical assistant scribe must demonstrate good judgment, organizational skills, initiative, attention to detail, and the ability to be self-motivated. The medical assistant scribe will not act independently nor enter orders in the EMR. The Joint Commission prohibits the medical assistant scribe from acting independently, but can document previously determined clinician's or practitioner's dictation and/or activities. The Joint Commission prohibits the medical assistant scribe from entering orders in the patient's EMR. The medical assistant scribe has no clinical assistant duties while performing in the role of scribe during a patient encounter. The medical assistant scribe is accountable to the physician and has a direct reporting relationship to the clinic manager.
When the medical assistant scribe is not assigned to perform in the scribe role, the medical assistant scribe is expected to fulfill all expectations and responsibilities of the Medical Assistant II C1797.
Commensurate with experience
This position is a band code CS12
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Title: Medical Assistant Scribe - Pediatric Clinic - Webster