Dickinson County Healthcare System

The Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) seeks a full-time Medical Scribe to join their team of 600 committed staff members in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

The Medical Scribe works side-by-side with physicians and providers as an assistant to document details of patient visits. This position accompanies the physician/provider into exam rooms and documents the encounter as it is verbalized by the patient and physician/provider.


  • Enters the exam room with the physician/provider during patient visit to capture and transcribe medical record documentation using electronic medical record applications.

  • Maintain a high-level of accuracy and efficiency when documenting patient visits; obtains approval from physician/provider on documented record.

  • Listen to complex medical information and summarize in a clear, concise and complete fashion.

  • When directed, prepare referral letters and transmit with appropriate medical records and/or test results.

  • Follow policies, procedures, directives and compliance standards established by hospital and supervising staff.

  • Assist with patient care as needed.

  • Maintain effective and professional communication with hospital staff and care teams.

WAGE/BENEFITS. Starting pay of $13.04 - $17.91 per hour based on years of experience. In addition, they offer medical, dental, vision, pension plan, paid time off (sick, vacation) and life insurance.


  • Associates degree or certification in Medical Office Systems required; completion of medical transcription program preferred.

  • 1 year experience as a medical transcriptionist or administrative assistant with clinical experience preferred.

  • Proficiency with medical terminology required.

  • Possess exceptional typing, spelling, punctuation, grammar and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional customer service skills with a professional demeanor that ensures trust, competence and compassion amongst patients and team members.

  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check.

INTERESTED? Submit your application for employment at dchs.hirescore.com



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