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Cedars-Sinai Medical Scribe - (SMOG) Santa Monica Orthopedic Group Clinic in Tarzana, California

Job Description

Are you ready to bring your skills to a world-class healthcare organization recognized as one of the top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California!

Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit, independent healthcare organization committed to improving the health status of the communities we serve through:

  • Leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services

  • Expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research

  • Educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals

Quality patient care is our priority. Providing excellent clinical and service quality, offering compassionate care, and supporting research and medical education are essential to our mission. We have been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-

  1. Why work here?

Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.

A Little More About What You Will be Doing

The Medical Scribe assists the physician in the clinical setting by observing and transcribing medical information during patient encounters and supporting the documentation process, during and after the patient care visit.

  • Transcribes history and other relevant medical information, recorded by patient, into electronic medical record.

  • Reviews and reconcile patient’s medication and allergy list as recorded by patient.

  • Accurately documents patient encounter based on physician’s verbal dictation.

  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as:

  • Encounter reconciliation.

  • Informs physician if pertinent information is missing from documentation i.e., transcription, history information, and review of systems.

  • Responsible for maintaining physician to physician written communication, making sure letters go out in a timely manner, to the correct addressee.

  • Prints out dictated and transcribed letter and returns to physicians for editing.

  • Coordinates physician edits and corrections.

  • Makes corrections as requested, returns to physician for review, then faxes or mails the final letter to referring physicians.

  • Provides backup for scribe, PSRs, and Medical Assistants, if qualified.



High school diploma or equivalent - required

College education in related health field strongly preferred.


Six months experience as a Medical Scribe or related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of related education and experience required.

Licenses & Certifications:

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification - required from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

With a growing number of primary urgent and specialty care locations across Southern California, Cedars-Sinai’s medical network serves people near where they live. Delivering coordinated, compassionate healthcare you can join our network of clinicians and physicians to improve the healthcare people throughout Los Angeles and beyond.

Req ID : 2597

Working Title : Medical Scribe - (SMOG) Santa Monica Orthopedic Group Clinic

Department : SMOG - Dr Scott

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation

Job Category : Administrative

Job Specialty : Administrative

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $22.79 - $34.19

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.