Medical Scribe

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

The Ophthalmology Department is seeking a Medical Scribe who will ensure complete and accurate capture of medical information as spoken/instructed verbatim by the clinician. This role will assist the clinician in navigating the electronic health record. Accompany the clinician in all approved patient care locations. At no time is the scribe performing independent clinical judgment or direct patient care.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accompany the clinician into patient exam areas for the purpose of accurately documenting the clinician’s encounter with the patient as described by the clinician.
  • Seek real-time clarification of all information entered into the medical record.
  • List diagnoses and symptoms, as well as, follow-up instructions and prescriptions as mentioned by the clinician.
  • Enter orders, including diagnostic testing and medications which are pended and require clinician approval to activate.
  • Document procedures performed and described by the clinician.
  • Invoke the organization’s approved scribe statement for each clinical note.
  • Complete all scribe duties before leaving the patient care area.
  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.
  • Participate in clinical research activity at the direction of the clinician.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency Formula.*

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in disciplines such as human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, nursing, etc.
  • Six months experience as a medical scribe, medical transcriptionist or other related job in a medical office.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Solid knowledge of ocular anatomy (including anterior and posterior portions of eye).
  • Good working knowledge of ophthalmic medications, and knowledge of allergic reaction to drugs.
  • Good working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Professional maturity, appearance and demeanor required.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • COA or certification received within 18 months of hire

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases.

Classified Title: Medical Scribe
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB
Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.50/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: Part time, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: JH at Howard County Hospital
Department name: Columbia Practice Oph
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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