What does it take to become an MSC Medical Scribe?

Beyond the innate attributes that are necessary for an individual to become a great scribe; qualities like maturity, professionalism, organizational skills, a strong constitution, a drive to motivate their physician, and the emotional intelligence to navigate the stresses and the stressed of a department, certain objective qualifications are needed. Foremost among them is a commitment to personal betterment as a scribe, through both time and effort. The demands of clinical support work require ongoing effort and a recognition that real progress will only be made through extensive experience. Prospective scribes will also have to demonstrate the skills necessary to efficient and accurate work: evidence of a fast typing speed for electronic medical records and of legible handwriting for written charts. Finally, as with any other competitive position, prospective Medical Scribes…
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