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Medical Scribe

South Shore Orthopedics Hingham, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,000 to $40,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

JOB OVERVIEW: Works to facilitate patient flow and ensure an accurate and complete medical record for each patient. This medical scribe will work specifically with a orthopedic hand surgeon. This surgeon has an extremely busy clinic and requires an individual who can provide accurate and thorough documentation at an extremely rapid pace.


1. Accompany physician into the patient examination room in order to transcribe a history and physical exam, and document accurately the physician’s encounter with the patient and others present.

2. List all proper diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the physician.

3. Transcribe patient orders including laboratory tests, radiology tests, medications, etc.

4. Document any procedures performed by the physician.


1. Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.

2. Adhere to employer work practices.

3. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff and managements.

4. Effectively cope with typical job stress.

5. Document work processes as required.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Certification/Licensure: Not required.

Experience: One of the following:

1. 6 months experience as a medical Scribe

2. 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


1. Medical terminology.

2. Recognition of physical exam process and ability to record exam details.

3. Computer proficiency and ability to quickly learn new applications.

4. Legible handwriting and ability to accurately record information.

5. Organizational skills with focus on tracking patient care and improving patient flow.

6. Professional demeanor and recognition of privacy considerations for patients and families.

Other Requirements:

1. Ability to multi task efficiently and effectively.

2. Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.

3. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing.

4. Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance.

5. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers and peers.

Physical Requirements:

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.

Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to patients in person and over the telephone.

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.

Other: Requires occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds unassisted.

Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements (specifically keyboarding and writing), standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.

The above is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance for this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. I have read the Medical Scribe job description and understand the functions and objectives of the medical scribe position for South Shore Orthopedics.

South Shore Orthopedics

Why Work Here?

Energetic, fast paced and fun environment, with excellent benefits and team delivering exceptional care!

About South Shore Orthopedics South Shore Orthopedics is a group practice with a dynamic and progressive culture. The highest quality orthopedic care is delivered with a modern and efficient approach. Each and every member of our organization exhibits honesty, integrity and respectful behavior. Our team will continue to grow and advance to meet the musculoskeletal needs of our community. Our mission is to provide the highest quality orthopedic care in an accessible, safe, respectful and efficient manner. As a group orthopedic practice, it is critical that our organization functions as a team and we collectively strive to create a work environment that is cooperative and collegial. Effective communication is vital. Each and every member of our team understands the competitive nature of our industry and, therefore, strives for excellence, both as an individual and on behalf of South Shore Orthopedics. Professional development at all levels is supported and encouraged to deliver the safest and highest clinical care. Our patients, our referring physicians and their offices are our customers. Their referrals are vital to our success. They will always be treated with respect and compassion. Success and vitality are assured through a fiscally conservative management, anticipation of opportunities and flexibility to change. Hard work will be rewarded, humor and fun appreciated and mutual respect demanded.


2 Pond Park Road, Suite 102, Hingham, MA 02043
Hingham, MA


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