Massac Memorial Hospital
  • 03-Nov-2017 to 03-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Medical Clinic
  • Metropolis, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, STD, LTD, Life Insurance

Medical Assistant/Scribe -FT


Massac Medical Clinic MA/Scribe functions as a member of the healthcare team working side by side with a Provider as an assistant.  The assistant accompanies the provider into the patient room, taking notes to document completely the provider-patient encounter.  Additionally, the scribe assists the provider with other tasks that will make the patient encounter more efficient, such as documenting results of labs x-rays, and consultations.  In the process, the scribe gains a working knowledge of medical terminology, treatments, and patho-physiology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain medical history, take vital signs, injections and process referrals for patients.
  • Schedule appointments and pull charts for next day's appointments.
  • Triage patients on telephone under supervision of Physician.
  • Keep log of abnormal test and report to physician in a timely manner
  • Communicate daily with ER on patients seen the night prior for follow-up appointments.
  • Log all medication samples when dispensed.
  • Control expired samples.
  • Follow policy and procedure to cleanse and disinfect equipment. 
  • Properly dispose of medical waste.
  • Maintain excellence in skills related to the scribe process
  • Assist provider with complete documentation within the electronic health record
  • Work closely with other staff to ensure smooth patient flow


           Graduate of a medical assistant program or 2 years working with similar experience and completion of course in medical terminology.

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Comply with all hospital policies and procedures as applicable for position including employee handbook; Department and administrative policies and procedures; goals and objectives for self, department and performance improvement; safety compliance program; HIPAA and confidentiality; survey standards and infection control.
  • Provides exceptional customer service to all external and internal customers.
  • Participates in staff meeting and serve on hospital committees/teams as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership in performance of duties and be self-starter.
  • Adapt to changing work assignments and comfortable serving a diverse community.
  • Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of MMH.

Physical and mental Requirements and working conditions for MA/Scribe:

  • The MA/Scribe works in a patient care environment.
  • Exposure to infectious and bloodbourne disease.
  • Contact with customers under wide variety of curcumstances.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, handles emergency or crisis situations.
  • Occasionally subject to irregular hours
  • The ability to cope with the mental stress and tension associated with the MA/Scribe position
  • Intense concentration is necessary to complete the responsibilities of the position.

The responsibilities associated with this position may change from time to time in accordance with departmental needs.  Employees may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth in this job description


Massac Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer



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