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MUSCP - Medical Scribe- Department of Medicine: Rheumatology

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Entity: MUSC Physicians University Medical Associates
Department: Bu/College Of Medicine
Sub Department: UMA01-011-DPT/Department of Medicine
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Charleston, SC-Downtown
Categories: Support Services & Operations
Pay scale: MUSCP-G05: $22,266.82 - $27,781.31 (min - mid)


Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians (MUSCP)

Hours per week:  40 

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:Monday - Friday ; 8:00am - 5:00pm

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Hourly / Non-Exempt

Job Summary/Purpose: The role of the Scribe is to accompany the physician or licensed provider into the exam room, documenting in the EMR all aspects of patient care to include, chief compliant, history of presenting illness, physical exam and patient plan as directed by the provider.

Required Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in a healthcare environment. Excellent computer and typing skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Working knowledge of an electronic medical record application. Adept knowledge of medical terminology. High attention to detail. 

Job Duties:

  • Accompanies the Licensed Provider into the exam room, documenting in the EMR all aspects of care to include, chief compliant, history of presenting illness, review of systems, physical exam and patient assessment and plan as directed by the provider.
  • Records the words and activities of the provider-patient portion of the encounter in real-time in the EMR.
  • Initiates patient orders, follow up plan, and referrals in the EMR under the direction of the provider and submits to provider for authorization.  Searches for relevant information in the medical record.
  • Develops an understanding of the providers practice patterns and key terms used by the provider to ensure efficient and accurate real time documentation of the patient visit.
  • Ensures patients are appropriately prepared for the encounter.  Prepares/obtains patient medical records and other information/documentation pertinent to the encounter.

Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors.  Frequently lift and/or carry objects weighing 20 lbs (+/-) unassisted. Lift from 36” to overhead 15 lbs.   Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.



The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.