Medical Scribe - UVA Pediatrics

University of Virginia Health System

Job Description

Scribes shadow resident physicians and attending physicians and completes all documentation tasks through real time, on-site medical transcription. Also responsible for ensuring thoroughness of medical documentation, coordination and integration of medical tests/labs/imaging for ready access of the physicians.

Shadows physicians during patient encounters and ensures that medical documentation is complete according to all appropriate guidelines. Takes notes on patients and completes the medical chart.
Performs random chart reviews for quality assurance medical documentation purposes.
Keeps chart deficiencies to less than 5%.
Assists the physician with communicating their patient care plans with other physicians, nurses and patient care technicians.
Ensures patient care flow has optimal efficiency to keep patient care at a high quality and the efficiency of patient flow maximized. This will be monitored by physician semi-annual reviews.
Provides timely submission and retrieval of tests on behalf of the physician.
Performs other tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):


Bachelor's Degree or relevant UVA Emergency Medicine scribing experience and scribe training
Significant college-level coursework in pre-med related courses (i.e. biology, chemistry, physics)

Real-time medical transcriptionist scribe experience
Knowledge and skills:

Fluency in medical terminology preferred
Working knowledge of physician evaluation and management billing levels preferred
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
Electronic medical record entry experience preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS: Fast-paced clinical department with potential exposure to a variety of hazardous materials. This position will be required to provide continuous medical scribing/transcription which are continuous repetitive motion.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Employment Type

Full time