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A medical scribe accompanies a physician or advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, physician assistant, etc.) throughout their shift to document the various patient encounters.
Being a scribe provides a wonderful opportunity to get exposure to the world of medicine. You may:
- Gain first-hand experience working in a clinical setting
- Learn more about various medical professions by working alongside doctors, PAs, NPs, nurses, etc.
- Observe the medical decision-making process at various stages in the process
- Review radiology studies, EKGs and laboratory results with a provider
- Witness procedures such as injections, central lines and intubations
- Build your resume and make it stand out with real-world experience
iScribeMD provides comprehensive training that includes classroom instruction, self-study and bedside training.
Pay varies based on your geographic location.
- Minimum of a high school diploma; college students interested in healthcare preferred
- Keyboard/typing proficiency (40 WPM or higher)
- Ability to learn and apply basic medical terminologies and techniques
- Ability to recognize and respect delicate and confidential patient information
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Project management skills
No. iScribeMD provides the required scribe training.
You will be provided specific hospital electronic medical record (EMR) training.
Education verification and any current and/or previous employment verification.
Scribes are required to work three eight-hour shifts per week. We hire scribes to work specific shifts based on their availability.
All equipment and uniforms (scrubs) are provided by the company.