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Medical Scribe (Clerk Typist III)

Posting ID 129356
Department Ophthalmology & Visual Science/Carver College of Medicine
Jobcode Clerk Typist III
Working Title Medical Scribe (Clerk Typist III)

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a temporary Clerk Typist III (GB62; 40%) to 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.

Duties to include:

  1. 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.
  2. Reviews completed documents to assure correctness of citations, unity and coherence, as well as terminology, spelling and grammar.
  3. Makes recommendations on formatting, style, layout, and type of media.
  4. Transfers reports and articles and converts images for posting to the web.
  5. 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.
  6. Creates statistical tables, drawings, charts, chemical structures, and/or complex equations and graphs.
  7. Attends conferences, hearings, and other meetings to take and transcribe stenographic notes of conversations and testimony with reasonable degree of accuracy, as required.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Percent of Time: 40%

Schedule: 2 days per week (Wed, Fri), 8:30 – 17:00

Location: UIHC, Iowa City

Rotations: N/A

Hourly Wage: $17.11/hr

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

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.

Special Qualifications

  • Medical Terminology
  • Public Contact
  • Patient Scheduling

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with scribing for physicians entering medical information into Epic, the Electronic Medical Record.

Posting Note

This position is cross posted with the Medical Assistant II position. Only one position will be hired. 

Phone: 319-356-7218
Application Instructions Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload current CV, desirable cover letter and (3) references (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on date of closing.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Ad Start Date 07/29/2022
Ad End Date 12/31/2022

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