Medical Scribe (Clerk Typist III) - OBGYN

Medical Scribe (Clerk Typist III) - OBGYN

University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA, 52246, US
Salary Range:$29,000 – $37,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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The University of Iowa Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a patient centered allied health professional desiring a clearly defined medical career path. A Clerk Typist III (Medical Scribe) in Obstetrics and Gynecology will act as an assistant to the physician; performing documentation in Epic, gathering information for the patient's visit, and partnering with the physician to deliver efficient patient care. The Scribe will perform complex typing or word processing assignments on a regular and recurring basis, such as typing manuscripts for publication, grant applications, technical papers, statistical tables requiring specialized terminology, and performs related clerical work as required. Duties involve the use of personal computers, computer terminals, and a variety of software some of which may be discipline specific and conventional office equipment.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolgy provides consultation, comprehensive treatment planning and a broad range of services for patients with normal and high-risk pregnancies and for gynecology, including oncology and reproductive endocrinology. Our comprehensive medical, surgical, and nursing services span the full spectrum of all obstetric and gynecologic patients at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. In addition to patient care, the department is noted for its strong educational programs for sonography students, medical students, residents, fellows, and practicing physicians. Basic and clinical research in reproductive medicine is an important departmental activity.

Position Responsibilities:

* Prepares and types complex medical records, technical articles, manuscripts for publication, bid specifications, grant applications, and technical papers requiring specialized terminology (i.e. medical terminology, Greek alphabet, scientific or mathematical symbols and terminology) and other material from rough draft, transcribing machines, various other source data and instructions.
* Reviews completed documents to assure correctness of citations, unity and coherence, as well as terminology, spelling and grammar.
* Makes recommendations on formatting, style, layout, and type of media.
* Transfers reports and articles and converts images for posting to the web.
* Performs clerical and secretarial tasks for the unit such as composes routine correspondence, greets and assists visitors, answers the phones, initiates forms and documents, schedules meetings, and integrates information for producing reports.
* Creates statistical tables, drawings, charts, chemical structures, and/or complex equations and graphs.
* Attends conferences, hearings, and other meetings to take and transcribe stenographic notes of conversations and testimony with reasonable degree of accuracy, as required.

Required Qualifications:

Any combination of related clerical office experience, related undergraduate education and/or post high school clerical training that is the equivalent to two years of full-time employment and includes the use of word processing.

Desired Qualifications:

* Experience with scribing for physicians entering medical information into Epic (Electronic Medical Record)
* Typing proficiency
* Knowledge of medical terminology
* Experience with patient scheduling
* Excellent organization skills
* Ability to multitask
* Demonstrated attention to detail

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Cassie Burrill at

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and successful completion of credential checks and health evaluation. Please attach a resume and cover letter to your application. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Clerk Typist III
* Appointment Type: Merit
* Schedule: Full-time


* Pay Level: 8

Contact Information

* Organization: Healthcare
* Contact Name: Cassie Burrill
* Contact Email: