Scribe Per Diem

Responsibilities
The Clinical Information Assistant will assist Orthopaedic
Surgery Physicians as assigned with various administrative aspects of patient
care in the Orthopaedic Clinics in Westwood, Santa Monica, and the South Bay.
These include documentation of history and physical findings in the electronic Care
Connect medical record, follow-up of laboratory and x-ray results, paging
consults, and assisting in patient admission, transfers or discharges Will work
in close association with residents and attending physicians and will be part
of the Orthopaedic Surgery team. Clinical Information Assistant will also be
required to aid in 'chart auditing' both in real-time and retrospectively,
which includes reviewing physicians' charts and procedure notes to ensure
completeness, sending incomplete charts back to physicians and
maintaing/updating a work queue log utilized by our coders. Work hours are day
and evening shifts M-F only, but vary from 7AM-9PM as assignedQualifications
1- Ability to perform under the pressure of frequent
interruptions and distractions
2- Ability to handle confidential material while
protecting its strict confidentiality
3- Ability to proofread very detailed materials and
monitor work accurately
4- Strong interpersonal skills to effectively and
diplomatically interact with others
5- Ability to speak clearly and distinctly using
appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information.
6- Skill in working independently and following through on
assignments with minimal supervision
7- Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of
resistance, indifference or hostility
8- Knowledge and skill in using various computer programs
such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook email, and basic database software.
9- Ability to organize and track multiple records and
requests and follow through in a timely manner.
10- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working
relationships with co-workers, faculty, residents, students, University
representatives, patients and the public
11- Detailed knowledge of medical terminology and the
ability to distinguish different exams and medical diagnoses.
12- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written
communication skills.
13-Knowledge of E&M codes and the level of
documentation necessary for each billing level
14-Willingness to work a flexible schedule which includes
evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
15- Bachelor's degree- Preferred
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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