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Job Title: Medical Scribe

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Medical Scribe to assist healthcare providers in documenting patient encounters. The Medical Scribe will work closely with physicians and other healthcare professionals to accurately record patient information in electronic medical records (EMRs) and ensure timely completion of medical documentation.


  • Accurately document patient encounters in EMRs, including medical history, physical examination findings, diagnostic test results, and treatment plans
  • Assist healthcare providers in navigating EMRs and other clinical software
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of medical documentation
  • Communicate with healthcare providers to clarify documentation and ensure timely completion of medical records
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with HIPAA regulations
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in a healthcare-related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in using EMRs and other clinical software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPAA regulations

Working Conditions: The Medical Scribe will work in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic. The position may require standing or sitting for extended periods of time and may involve exposure to infectious diseases. The Medical Scribe may be required to work evenings, weekends, or holidays.

Salary and Benefits: Salary for the Medical Scribe position will be commensurate with experience. Benefits may include health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Medical Scribe

What is the best way to find and hire a Medical Scribe near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Medical Scribe applicants. Employers posting their Medical Scribe job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Medical Scribe applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Medical Scribe are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Medical Scribe positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Medical Scribe role?
SMS has 86% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Medical Scribe job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Medical Scribes are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 157% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Medical Scribe applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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