Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Scribe at our Penrose location in Colorado Springs.
SCOPE: Works side by side with the Physician bridging clinical skills with information technology to update electronic record, record symptom information as physician interviews patient, and transcribe physician's medical decision-making in real time. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accompanies physician into exam room with patient, entering information in electronic medical record regarding patient symptoms and condition as physician interviews patient. Documents physical examination as dictated by physician.
Transcribes medical decision-making in real time under direction of physician, creating polished patient encounter notes that will also be sent to referring MDs.
Prints diagnosis specific new patient educational handouts, edits existing handouts and creates new handouts as needed.
Preps new patient information into appropriate progress note in EMR
Updates the problem list as applicable to that day's visit
Provides patient education/instruction teach-back as directed by Physician within appropriate scope of practice set forth by The Practice and The US Oncology Network
Initiates patient phone calls as directed by physician, within appropriate scope of practice
Conducts reviews of online research as requested by physician
Participates in morning huddle with clinical team, if this is part of physician practice
Transcribes procedure notes per physician preference
Navigates the electronic medical record, PACS, and hospital portals.
Updates electronic record at direction of physician.
Maintains compassionate presence with patient and family during office encounters.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Formats reports according to established guidelines
Maintains equipment and work area as directed
Recognizes and reports unusual circumstances and/or information with possible risk factors to supervisor or dictator Minimum Qualifications:
Personable, effective at multitasking, high regard for excellent customer service, and team orientated.
Computer proficiency: Microsoft applications.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Application, iKnowMed (preferred, but not required) Centricity (preferred, but not required).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working with physicians and medical assistants.
Typing proficiency required: 60 word per minute desirable.
Bachelors Degree or other healthcare related coursework including anatomy, physiology and/or medical terminology preferred.
Minimum one (1) year applicable experience or graduate from a Scribe training program preferred
All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time; also stooping, bending and stretching for files and supplies. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, operate a calculator, telephone, copier and other such office equipment. Requires ability to extend wrists/arms for up to eight hours per day. Substantial repetitive motion of wrists, hands and fingers. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts, and receiving information from dictation equipment. It is necessary to view and type on computer screens for prolonged periods of time.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877731
About New York Oncology Hematology
New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is the leading provider of community-based cancer care and blood disorder services. With seven convenient locations in Albany, Amsterdam, Clifton Park in Saratoga County, Hudson, Rexford and Troy, our team of 32 physicians and 350 cancer care specialists see more than 100,000 cancer visits a year.
NYOH has always been at the forefront of cancer care. More than 30 years ago, we began as the region’s first oncology practice in a community setting (outside a hospital). A few years later, we offered the first radiation treatment outside a hospital setting.
Today, we continue our commitment of providing world class care, close to home. We offer the region’s largest clinical research and drug trial operation, only stem cell transplant program and only neuro-oncology care. We recently brought the first Varian Truebeam Radiotherapy System to our new practice: Clifton Park in Saratoga County.
Our medical staff includes 32 board certified physicians who specialize in the care of patients with cancer (medical oncology and radiation oncology) and blood-related disorders (hematology). With a patient care team of more than 350 oncology certified nurse...s, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, radiation therapists and support personnel, we are able to provide the personal level of care our patients need during treatment.