West Salem Family Practice
Salem, OR


Job Title: Scribe 

Employer: West Salem Family Practice

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West Salem Family Practice has one Medical Scribe Position available:

Under the general direction of the family practice provider, the Medical Scribe is responsible for scribing during and after medical visits.

• Graduate of a Medical Assistant program and/or two years' experience in a clinic setting.
• Completion or willingness to complete Basic Life Support training (CPR)
• Ability to work effectively as part of the team
• Willingness to be flexible about work assignments
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills


As a Medical Scribe, you will participate in the successful execution of scribe services for a physician. In this position you will be required to follow and observe provider for extended periods to accurately document every aspect of every patient encounter as well as assist with the efficiency of the provider.

  • Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Accompany provider into patient examination room to accurately and efficiently document the encounter.
  • Exhibit excellence in medical terminology and billing & coding knowledge in all documentation.
  • Document the time and reasoning for, electronically submit, patient orders including lab tests, radiology tests and medications.
  • Document any procedures performed by provider.
  • Successfully navigate the Electronic Medical Record (or EMR) system to input documentation.
  • Make and receive phone calls on behalf of provider.
  • Inform provider when diagnostic studies are completed, prepare for review, and document in EMR.
  • Multi-task efficiently and effectively as required.
  • Work under pressure, within time constraints. Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.
  • Exhibit excellent listening skills.
  • Concentrate on the needs of the provider throughout entire shift.
  • Understand and observe legal concepts (e.g. HIPAA, confidentiality).
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April 2019