Medical Scribe (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0030003 | Health Services Administrative | Part Time | Charlottesville, VA
Medical Scribes provide research and clinical assistance to faculty by performing on-site medical transcription. They work directly with patients to obtain patient data and specimens as required by protocols. They enter data into project and medical record databases and assist with documentation. They may accompany physicians on patient accounters to record accurate medical information, including notes of communication, past medical records, laboratory results, etc.
  • Ensures patient charts are accurate and thoroughly documented according to University and Medical Center policies.
  • Collects and enters data into medical records and study databases.
  • Assists faculty and researchers with reports, researching records and disposition of information.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Will be working in the COVID testing clinic.
  • Will be trained and fitted to PPE.
  • Will assist in specimen collection and patient education.
  • If COVID clinic demand decreases, would look to float into other clinical areas of medical services to serve in scribe/provider and nurse support role.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a healthcare or science-related field.
  • Experience: At least six months of experience with medical transcription.
  • Licensure: None.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Student Health and Wellness Center
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.