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Employment Type:
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Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Medical Scribe
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Working in the Department of Ophthalmology, the incumbent will act as a Medical Scribe and provide electronic medical record support services for the Glaucoma Division. Duties will include entering medical data quickly and accurately; preparing electronic charts of upcoming new and established patients by entering referring and other treating doctor contact information, dates and types of previous surgeries, and known diagnoses from supplied medical records; providing feedback to ophthalmic technicians about any data entry errors; and reviewing records accurate spelling, correct grammar, assist physicians with encounter closure and completeness before they are sent to the doctor for review and signing.. The scribe will need to be familiar or become familiar with multiple electronic medical record systems and medical databases including, but not limited to, Kaleidoscope. The scribe will be responsible for authorizing medications refills under the supervision of the physician. The scribe will be responsible for assisting other office staff in abstracting, scanning, and cataloging paper records into the electronic record.

Job Qualifications
Certification as a medical or Ophthalmic Scribe (OSC). Ability to work quickly and efficiently under a variable but often very busy workload. Ability to type quickly and accurately. Ability to function in a research environment with patients who are enrolled in a clinical study protocols. Ability to learn new routines quickly, to follow routines consistently, and identify better ways of accomplishing routine tasks. Proficiency in Apple and Windows operating systems, Microsoft Word and Excel, email, calendaring programs, and web browsers.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.