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Providence Health & Services Medical Scribe - Per Diem in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Medical Scribe (Per Diem/Day shift) to Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA .

We are seeking a Medical Scribe who will transcribe and document all aspects of clinical visits, as dictated by provider in real time, as well as track labs and enter results from any ordered tests. Dictation occurs in an exam room with patient, and provider, and also in an office setting with the provider only. Incumbent works closely with a team of clinic caregivers, including physicians and advanced level providers to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Transcribe chart notes in real time from physicians and advance level providers. This includes: documenting HPI; past medical, family and social history; ROS; physical exam; diagnostic studies and interpretations; responses to medications and treatments; procedures; re-evaluation and consultations

  • Type correspondence and special reports, as requested

  • Proofread all work for accuracy and compliance with procedural guidelines

  • Ensure timely application of dictated material to patients’ records


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an accredited Medical Scribe program or 6 months previous experience as a Medical Assistant or Medical Scribe

  • Experience with electronic medical records

  • Proficiency in medical terminology, including abbreviations

  • Accurate typing speed of 70 wpm

  • Good command of English grammar and spelling

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Able to lead others by example, and provide training when necessary

  • Able to concentrate for extended periods

  • Able to apply judgment in interpretation of dictation, while summarizing in a clear, complete & concise format

  • Support clerical & information technology functions for physicians

  • Anticipate physician needs

  • Attention to Detail: Ability to follow detailed procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data. Manages multiple priorities and time effectively

  • Communication: Ability to write and speak effectively with diverse audiences. Ability to use proper grammar and spelling when recording or verbalizing information

  • Informatics: Ability to use computer-based technology and healthcare applications to manage and coordinate patient care

  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify when an issue or obstacle makes it difficult to achieve a desired goal or objective, and use logic to identify and offer solutions. Analyzes problems skillfully and works with co-workers to identify areas for improvement

  • Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to reach common goals. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to recognize when to assist others

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Some college

  • 2 years experience in general hospital medical/surgical and/or ambulatory care transcription

About the location you will serve:

Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 262860