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Job Req ID:  107442

Medical Scribe

We are seeking a Medical Scribe to ensure complete and accurate capture of medical information as spoken/instructed verbatim by the clinician. Assist the clinician in navigating the electronic health record. (At no time is the scribe performing independent clinical judgment or direct patient care.) Accompany clinician in all approved patient care locations. Assist clinician with mentored research projects. Perform literature and internet searches to provide disease prevalence data. Participate in the development of ad-hoc reports.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accompany clinician into patient exam areas for the purpose of accurately documenting the clinician's encounter with the patient as described by the clinician.
  • Seek real-time clarification of all information entered into the medical record.
  • List diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions as mentioned by the clinician.
  • Enter orders, including diagnostic testing and medications which are pended and require clinician approval to activate.
  • Document procedures performed and described by the clinician. Invoke the organizations approved scribe statement for each clinical note.
  • Complete all scribe duties before leaving the patient care area.
  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.
  • Participate in clinical research activity at the direction of the clinician.
  • Perform literature searches and data bases searches to gain data required for projects.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED. Additional education may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/anatomy.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Terminology, Nursing, or related discipline.
  • Six months experience as a medical scribe, medical transcriptionist, or other related job in a medical office.
  • EPIC knowledge/experience.

Classified Title: Medical Scribe   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB  
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday – Friday 10 hours/day, 4 days/week 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Johns Hopkins Bayview 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ortho Bay Bayview Administration  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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