Clinical Scribe - Full Time

El Cajon, CA, USA Req #1481
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Borrego Health provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate primary health care to the people in our communities, regardless of their ability to pay. We serve these communities and adjoining regions with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity as a medical home and safety net for essential health care and social services. Borrego Health is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Federal Tort Claims Act Deemed (FTCA) facility.

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Clinical Scribe duties include performing all clerical and information technology functions for a provider in a clinic setting. This includes primary responsibility of the operation of the electronic health records system. A Clinical Scribe is able to anticipate physician needs to facilitate the flow of the clinic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.  Ensures accurate and detailed documentation as per the provider(s) instruction

2.  Accurately and thoroughly document clinical visits and procedures performed by the provider, including but not limited to:

3.  Patient Clinical history and physical exam

4.  Procedures and treatments performed by provider

5.  Patient education and explanations of risks and benefits.

6.  Provider-dictated diagnoses, and instructions for patient or family members for self-care and follow-up

7.  Assist Provider in navigating the electronic health record (EHR)

8.  Locates information for review (encounters, test results, outside records, etc.)

9.  Champions quality initiatives and implements key components into documentation.

10. Troubleshooting basic IT needs (i.e. printer setup, etc.)

11. Notifies provider of any pending items/ system alerts.

12. Actively participates in huddles with care team.

13. Understands clinical scribe scope of practice and maintains awareness of any changes.

14. Attends training on diverse subjects as needed to enhance or maintain performance.

15. Performs other duties as requested.


Minimum Qualifications:

1.  High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

2.  Medical Assistant/Licensed Vocational Nurse or other healthcare education /certificates/or work experience is preferred.

3.  Preferred recent applicable experience (2-5 years)

4.  Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

5.  All staff that is presently working within a clinic is required to have a Current and Valid CPR and First Aide certification on file with the Human Resources Department. This is for clinical and administrative staff. This new license requirement is mandatory for continued employment, CPR and First Aide certification must be obtained though the American Heart Association. Internet certificates do not comply and for this reason are not valid.

Additional Information

You may also mail or fax your application and resume to the following address and telephone number:

Borrego Health
PO Box 2369
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Fax: 858-634-6903
Borrego Community Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • El Cajon, CA, USA