What are some of the job values of the Medical Scribe position?
A: Experienced scribes become fluent in medical terminology, familiar with the breadth of medical illness and how a medical provider examines the patient, which tests are ordered, how medical decisions, differential diagnosis, and patient disposition is made. Thus, Scribes proceed to excel in post-graduate health degree programs. On a personal level, scribes learn to appreciate the complexity, strength and frailty of the human condition and have an opportunity to display compassion and maturity.
Do Medical scribers provide direct patient care?
A: No. After Medical Scribing the Scribes do not touch patients, handle body fluids, or provide medical advice or interpretation.