How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our team members are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care and coaching each and every day. Through the comprehensive care we provide, we are confident that you will be able to apply your skills while building your career within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The Scribe/Certified Medical Assistant provides clinical care under the supervision of the physician(s) and practice manager for the patients of the practice. Serves as a liaison between the patients and provider. Performs Medical Receptionist and other clerical duties as requested. Scribe responsibilities include: capturing accurate and detailed documentation of the encounter in a timely manner and assisting the provider in navigating the EHR.

Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner.

Monitors flow in waiting areas and exam rooms, and makes patients and team members aware of delays.

Performs medical assistant duties in a safe and efficient manner.

Prepares patient for examination and treatment; takes brief patient history that includes chief complaint, vital signs, and weight; assists physician with procedures; draws blood and obtains urine specimens; administers injections as approved for CMAs; provides patient instructions per physician’s order; conducts authorized in-office tests.

Proactively reviews chart in advance of patient intake. Completes all authorized patient chart documentation in an accurate, legible and timely manner.

Responsible for the preparation of the examination rooms. Accurately and promptly sets up examination rooms, materials and equipment. Proactively monitors required stock level per practice procedure, and anticipates unique supply needs for patients/provider.

Monitors general clinical supply inventory and equipment.

Scribe responsibilities include:

Core responsibility is to capture accurate and detailed documentation of the encounter in a timely manner. Scribes are not permitted to make independent decisions or translations while capturing or entering information into the health record or EHR beyond what is directed by the provider. The general duties of a scribe may vary and can include:

Assisting the provider in navigating the EHR

Responding to various messages as directed by the provider

Locating information for review (i.e., previous notes, reports, test results, and laboratory results)

Entering information into the EHR as directed by the provider


  • Graduate of accredited school of Medical Assisting.

  • 2 years experience in a medical office preferred

  • National Certified Medical Assistant certificate required

  • Experience with EMR

  • Prior experience scribing for physician strongly preferred

  • Background in primary care a plus

  • CPR certification

Job ID: 2017-24029

Process Level Name: HMH MANAGEMENT INC

Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm