SCRIBE - DR SCHINCO at Covenant Healthcare in Saginaw, Michigan

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:

Covenant HealthCare




The role of the Scribe/Physician Facilitator includes assisting his or her assigned physician with documentation of the patient encounter, helping with patient flow by watching for results, helping set up for procedures and obtaining items for the physician as needed. He/She is not directly involved in patient care. The scribe demonstrates excellent customer service. Demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant and the commitment to providing Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.


Triages patients and patient phone calls per Covenant HealthCare policy and procedure.

Obtains reason for patient visit and takes appropriate vital signs.

Assists provider with procedures.

Performs diagnostic procedures at the direction of the provider and completes controls as required by regulatory agencies.

Coordinates x-rays, ultrasounds, labs, EKG's, etc., per physician standing order.

Maintains medical records and clinical standards in compliance with regulatory agencies and Covenant HealthCare policies/procedures.

Provides patient information regarding drug interactions.

Follows regulations regarding narcotic storage and maintains medical inventory log.

Assures medications have not expired.

Assists patients in appropriate self-care techniques, providing pamphlets and instructions.

Addresses patient questions and concerns following clinical protocols.

Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient rights.

Under the guidance of the Practice Manager, assists in maintaining all CLIA, OSHA, HFAP and Corporate Compliance regulations.

Functions with an awareness of safety issues.

Demonstrates awareness of confidentiality and legal issues in all aspects of patient care.

Meets or exceeds all competency requirement expectations.

Other information:


High school diploma (or equivalent) required.

Currently working toward an advanced degree as a physician, physician assistant, or nurse; current undergrad preferred.

Must complete a scribe training program.

Must maintain an adequate GPA while working

Maintain good documentation skills based on regular QA reviews Attending unit conferences, required competencies, in-service programs, annual mandatory education, competencies and continuing education activities to meet the organization's expectations.

No additional prior experience required.


Basic computer skills. Knowledge of standard office equipment.

Familiar with medical terminology and basic anatomy.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated organizational skills. Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and material.

Excellent time management, to achieve maximum productivity.

Attentive to detail.


Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

Constant handling, feeling, talking, hearing, and near vision

Frequent lifting up to 10 lbs.

Frequent standing, walking, sitting, far vision, depth perception, visual accommodation, color vision, and field of vision

Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting, and reaching


It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.