Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - Central
Posted Date: 9/28/2022

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for data entry into the Electronic Medical Record per provider instructions.
  • Record a physician-directed patient history of present illness (HPI), past medical history (PMH), family and/or social history and physical examination (PE), including pertinent positives and negatives. Ensures transcription of handwritten or electronic physician notes, including but not limited to verbal communication from the physician, patient/doctor interactions, physical exam findings, medical decision-making, medication orders, laboratory results, radiological reports, clinical reevaluations, consultations and dispositions.
  • Record procedures and the results of laboratory tests and radiographic images.
  • Improve the efficiency of patient care by assisting the physician with routine matters.
  • Serve as an ambassador/liaison between the physician, the patient, and the staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for other non-clinical assignments such as obtaining old medical records and locating previous studies.
  • Assists with front office duties.
  • Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages and under the direction of licensed staff schedules appointments, procedures, and diagnostic tests.
  • Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing of medical information in patient's records, locating and compiling department charts, obtaining medical records from other providers and entering charges for billing purposes.
  • Assists with back-office duties when not directly assisting the physician with a patient.
  • Prepares patients to be seen by physicians.
  • Obtains vital signs and testing as required by the healthcare provider.
  • Assists provider with collection, documentation, processing, and verification of information related to patient care in an EMR system.
  • Keeps patients informed of wait times and manages visit expectations.
  • Maintains cleanliness of clinic areas, exam rooms and medical implements before and after patient use.
  • Responsible to set up exam rooms and stock with up to date required supplies for patient care.
  • Facilitates timely closing of clinic and follows closing procedures.
  • Communicates patient concerns and needs to the healthcare provider timely.
  • Completes assigned training and education as required and timely.
  • Abides by all applicable Steward Policies and procedures including, but not limited to, safety matters, HIPAA-compliance, and patient/computer confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as determined by the Practice Manager or Clinic Director.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience as a Medical Scribe preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Preferred candidate would be a medical student, nursing student, paramedic student, medical assistant, EMT or CNA.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality/HIPAA confidentiality required.

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.

Additional Information

Steward Medical Group is taking additional necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [three-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience.

  1. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  2. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout our facilities.
  3. A strictly controlled visitor and mask policy is required for patient and colleague safety.

Application Instructions

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