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745588 Medical Scribe Las Vegas NV

Medical Scribe - Las Vegas, NV (745588)

Position Description

Southwest Medical part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services,  plus E - visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.


The primary role of the Medical Clinic Scribe in a Southwest Medical Associates adult medicine clinic is to assist the provider (MD / DO) with documenting into the electronic medical record (EMR) for each patient seen by the provider during the course of a normal business day. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Accompany provider into patient examination room to document history and physical exam (H&P) in EMR during the patient interview and examination
  • Document the physician dictated patient history, including history of present illness, review of systems, past medical and surgical history, family or social histories, medications and allergies
  • Transcribe or record patient orders as dictated by provider where applicable
  • Assist in completing charts by transcribing results of any lab, x-ray and other evaluations
  • Document any consultations and discussions with the patients’ family and the patients
  • Document or records procedures done by provider in the course of the patient visit
  • Assist in other non-clinical or administrative functions
Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work at different SMA clinics in Las Vegas
  • Excellent typing and computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a medical terminology course AND 1 year of medical terminology experience in a clinical setting (Primary care setting preferred)
  • 1+ year of experience working as a scribe
  • Certificate from scribe training program
  • Understanding of ICD-10 coding
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Scribe, medical terminology, ICD-10, SWM, Southwest Medical, Las Vegas, typing, EMR, scribe training, medical, clinic, adult medicine, primary care

Job Details

  • Contest Number745588
  • Job TitleMedical Scribe - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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