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Medical Scribe

San Diego, California
USD16.00 to USD18.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Are you considering a career in medicine and are looking for a dynamic team? Being a medical scribe is a great way to familiarize yourself with patient care by shadowing physicians. You will learn medical terminology, teamwork, and how trust is developed as well as how to document medical encounters. Most importantly you will interact with patients and learn how to focus on the patient and their concerns.

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides support services to providers and nursing staff in order to facilitate documentation and patient flow by transcribing and entering accurate and complete medical information to the patient record.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Accompany provider into the patient examination room in order to transcribe history and physical exam and document accurately the provider's encounter with the patient and provider present.
List all proper diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions, prescriptions patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests, and medications as dictated by the provider.
Prepare patient information and chart preparation for upcoming clinics/visits.
Scrubbing clinic schedules.
Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.
Adhere to employer work practices.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with providers, staff, and management.
Incorporates superior patient experience and service excellence into all patient and customer interactions. Exercises utmost diplomacy and tact to provide excellent customer service for patients and co-workers.
Effectively cope with typical job stress.
Safeguard the privacy of patient health information (HIPAA)
Assist with other duties and responsibilities during slow transcription time or low patient census times. During slow times, check in with manager.
Light Medical Records duties (faxing, scanning, etc.)
Perform other duties as assigned
Assist with obtaining supporting records as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Bilingual in English; Spanish is preferred. Medical terminology courses, college coursework (preferably a bachelor's degree in science). Type 50 WMP.

Other Requirements: Should possess a current CPR certification and current health records with the appropriate immunizations to work in the health care field.

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge of medical terminology
Recognition of the physical exam process and ability to record exam details
Computer proficiency and ability to quickly learn new applications
Keyboarding/typing at least 50 WPM
Ability to accurately record information in Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Organizational skills with a focus on tracking patient care and improving patient flow
Professional demeanor and recognition of privacy considerations (knowledge of HIPAA laws) for patients and families
Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures
Skill with tact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions
Technical skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), EHR and Practice Management system, and utilization of other standard software programs and applications preferred
Ability to project a pleasant and professional image
Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete delegated tasks
Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others

Mental/Physical Requirements: Frequent standing required. Must be able to lift and carry laptop computer. Occasional stress from workload. Requires adequate hearing & vision. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds of supplies.

Job Type: Flexible; Full-time or Part-time (24-32 hours a week)


Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off


8-hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:

Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, wear a mask upon entry to building, and when within 6 feet of any other employee or patient.

Work Location: Primary work location is Kearny Mesa, but may need to provide coverage on occasion to El Cajon or Chula Vista office locations.
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  • Job Reference: 1010173320-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: San Diego Cardiac Center Medical Group Inc
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: USD16.00 to USD18.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent