The Medical Scribe assists Emergency Department physicians by documenting the entire medical record. The Medical Scribe is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the patient's medical record, which is done under the supervision of the attending physician. The Medical Scribe will document the patient's history and physical. The physician's interaction with the patient, the procedures performed, the results of taboratory studies, and other pertinent information. This may be accomplished by using a COW (computer on wheels) which the Medical Scribe takes with him or her throughout the shift.
The Medical Scribe may also be responsible for ordering laboratory/radiology studies, assisting with the patient's disposition, documenting consultations. and notifying the physician when important studies are completed The Medicat Scribe is not to make physical contael with or solicit information from patients, administer medication, relay verbal commands between physicians and nurses, or enter anything into a chart that has not been reviewed and approved by a physician. Physicians approve in advance every task performed by the Medical Scribe and take full responsibility, with their signature. for the information recorded in their patients' charts. Demonstrates actions consistent with Ochsner's Expectations as duties are performed on a dally basis.
A. Education, Experience & Training:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be proficient in medical terminology, grammar and punctuation in order to enter patient information and transcribe dictated medical reports into computer. Ability to type 65 wpm
accurately. Currently enrolled in BNBS program or recent college graduate in the medical field preferred. Career goals In medicine including MD/DO, RN, NP. or PA considered beneficial. Excellent English language skills. Bilingual
Organization - EMERGENCY MEDICAL SVCS WBM-9010
Primary Location - NEW ORLEANS REGION-GRETNA
Ochsner Health System - 21 months ago
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with nine...