UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Clinic Medical Scribe

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/20/2018 12:11 PM)
    Part Time
    7613 Surgical Specialties NWH
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    New Grads?
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    The Medical Scribe creates and maintains the patient's medical record, which is done under the supervision of the provider. The scribe will accurately document the patient's medical history, the provider's interaction with the patient, the procedures performed, the results of laboratory studies and other pertinent information.


    Education Background

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Some college coursework preferred.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • If driving is included as a function of the job, maintains a valid Washington Driver’s License and clean record.

    Work Experience

    • Previous administrative or clerical support work required.   
    • Experience in a health care setting preferred.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Excellent typing skills.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft applications:  Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Data entry skills required.
    • Demonstrated customer service skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and accuracy, self-motivated and a quick learner.
    • Strong knowledge of medical terminology as well as familiarity with anatomy and physiology required.
    • Possesses a flexible/adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment.
    • Familiarity with electronic medical records, specifically Epic, strongly preferred. 
    • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

    Physical Abilities

    • Ability to sit for up to four hours at a time.  Able to operate a computer.


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