Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - Central
Posted Date: 2/8/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 1136.62606 Steward Orthopedics-Melbourne

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
For more information, visit www.steward.org.

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patients live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for data entry into the Electronic Medical Record per provider instructions.
  • Record a physician-directed patient history of present illness (HPI), past medical history (PMH), family and/or social history and physical examination (PE), including pertinent positives and negatives. Ensures transcription of handwritten or electronic physician notes, including but not limited to verbal communication from the physician, patient/doctor interactions, physical exam findings, medical decision-making, medication orders, laboratory results, radiological reports, clinical reevaluations, consultations and dispositions.
  • Record procedures and the results of laboratory tests and radiographic images.
  • Improve the efficiency of patient care by assisting the physician with routine matters.
  • Serve as an ambassador/liaison between the physician, the patient, and the staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for other non-clinical assignments such as obtaining old medical records and locating previous studies.
  • Assists with front office duties.
  • Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages and under the direction of licensed staff schedules appointments, procedures, and diagnostic tests.
  • Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing of medical information in patient's records, locating and compiling department charts, obtaining medical records from other providers and entering charges for billing purposes.
  • Assists with back-office duties when not directly assisting the physician with a patient.
  • Prepares patients to be seen by physicians.
  • Obtains vital signs and testing as required by the healthcare provider.
  • Assists provider with collection, documentation, processing, and verification of information related to patient care in an EMR system.
  • Keeps patients informed of wait times and manages visit expectations.
  • Maintains cleanliness of clinic areas, exam rooms and medical implements before and after patient use.
  • Responsible to set up exam rooms and stock with up to date required supplies for patient care.
  • Facilitates timely closing of clinic and follows closing procedures.
  • Communicates patient concerns and needs to the healthcare provider timely.
  • Completes assigned training and education as required and timely.
  • Abides by all applicable Steward Policies and procedures including, but not limited to, safety matters, HIPAA-compliance, and patient/computer confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as determined by the Practice Manager or Clinic Director.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience as a Medical Scribe preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Preferred candidate would be a medical student, nursing student, paramedic student, medical assistant, EMT or CNA.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality/HIPAA confidentiality required.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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