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Medical Scribe (Per Diem)

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27663507 30% Part Time Variable $42,720 - $54,142

Position Information

The Medical Scribe (per diem) will perform duties that are directly related to the physical care of patients in an in-patient and/or out-patient facility. The primary responsibility is to listen and record confidential conversations between the provider and patients in the electronic medical record.

As needed may assist with routine duties weigh and measure patients, collect and transport specimens, transport patients, assist in ambulating patients. May assist technical, nursing, and provider personnel in the care and treatment of patients under their specific direction. Assist with patient registration, observe, assist with the care and maintenance of patients and examining units; assist physician with physical examinations and treatments; weigh patients and take and record temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration; assist with the application and removal of protective and comfort devices; support and ambulate patients; assist with the ordering, care and conservation of hospital equipment and supplies; and may run errands and perform routine clerical duties. As requested, incumbents may administer procedures and treatments and with oversight may operate and maintain special equipment and medical devices. Incumbents operate equipment such as the autoclave, make up sterile trays and packs.

This is a Per Diem appointment. Per Diem appointments are paid hourly and have variable schedules. This appointment is expected to be 30% time but will not exceed 43%. The successful candidate will be placed within range on Step 8 $22.81 an hour.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Degree in a healthcare related field. Preferred


Certification Requirement
CPR/BLS certification. Required


Experience Requirement
Scribing or dictation in an outpatient clinic or inpatient setting. Preferred
Skill in proofreading very detailed materials and monitor work accurately Preferred
Detailed knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to distinguish different exams and medical diagnoses Preferred
Prior experience with electronic medical records. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions.
Attention to detail in recording detailed information.
Speedy and accurate typing skills.
Ability to organize and track multiple records and requests and follow through in a timely manner
Ability to perform and multi-task under the pressure of frequent interruptions and distractions
Ability to handle confidential material while protecting its strict confidentiality
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, faculty, residents, nurses, students, university representatives, patients and the public

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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