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Medical Scribe - Ophthalmology

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is seeking a motivated individual as a Medical Scribe.
The Department of Ophthalmology ( is to reduce vision-threatening eye diseases through clinical care, research, teaching, and community service. The goal is to provide the most effective and advanced management of ocular diseases and complex vision problems for the local, state, regional, national, and international communities.
The Medical Scribe will provide clinical assistance to faculty by performing on-site medical transcription. They may also support research efforts by entering data into project and medical record databases and assisting with documentation. The incumbent will accompany providers in patient clinic encounters to record accurate medical information including notes of communication, past medical records, laboratory results, etc.
The successful candidate will be expected to :

  • Ensures patient charts are accurate and thoroughly documented according to University and Medical Center policies.

  • Collect and enter data into medical records and study databases.

  • Assist faculty and researchers with reports, researching records, and disposition of information.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

    Minimum R equirements :

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    • No experience required.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Real-time scribe, medical or other type of chart or record creating experience preferred.

      • Experience with medical terminology or transcription is preferred.

      • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) is required.

        This position requires in-person attendance at two Charlottesville locations. The successful applicant will need to have reliable transportation to both locations throughout the week and occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs. There are occasionally opportunities to work remotely for 4-8 hours per week.
        This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers.
        Salary Range:
        $15.00 - $19.00 depending on experience.
        This position will remain open until filled. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.
        This is a Non-Exempt/hourly level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit .
        The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.
        To Apply:
        Please apply through Workday ( , and search for R0046343. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:

        • CV

        • Cover letter

          Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.
          For questions about the application process, please contact Yelena Markazyan, Academic Recruiter at ( .
          For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and ( .
          COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines
          Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines ( webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements---and---guidelines for employment at UVA.
          The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
          The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.
          In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.
          The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.
          At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.
          We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA ( and Why Charlottesville ( webpages

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