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Website NJRetina

Job Title:    Scribe/Registered Nurse/Photographer (if applicable)

Job Classification: Non-exempt

Supervision Received:  Reports to Office Manager

Supervision Exercised:  None

General Summary of Duties: Position requires travel to other offices as needed. Greets patients, obtains and verifies patient information.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet all patients in a cordial, friendly and prompt manner.
  • Compile concise, legible documentation of all exams and recommended treatment plans in patient medical record
  • Charges for all services rendered and document such in patient medical record.
  • Maintain and keep track of all pending issues with MD (phone calls, missing dictations, reviews)
  • Responsible for opening, closing organizing and properly restocking all exam rooms including the laser room
  • Keep track of all drug logs and ensure correct balance at beginning and end of session.
  • Responsible for proper set up for all procedures including maintenance of all equipment used (lens, speculum, etc.)
  • Responsible for compiling a neat, condensed call log to be transferred to the appropriate office at the end of the session
  • Assist patients to and from exam chair and help with any questions they may have regarding exam.
  • Expedite MD exit from current exam/procedure room to next patient.
  • Maintain confidentiality of Protected Health Information.
  • Work as a team player with all departments and offices.
  • Effectively deal with the typical job stress in a professional, calm manner
  • Maintain professional appearance (as stated in the Employee Hand book) and personal conduct at all times.
  • Perform IV therapy as needed for patients.
  • Provide emergency medical care with physician if the need arises based on BLS and ACLS guidelines
  • Keep updated with all pertinent billing and insurance requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Photo Duties: If employee also fulfills the role of Photographer, than employee is to follow the job description of Photographer for photo services.

Education:   High school graduate or GED required.  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program.

Requirements: Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to prioritize responsibilities. Adherence to all policies and procedures, including safety, attendance, punctuality and personal and office appearance.

  • Maintain current RN license
  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications
  • Advanced knowledge of medical terminology


  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications
  • Knowledge of HIPPA regulations


  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective internal and external working relationships
  • Skill in both oral and written communications
  • Skill in answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner
  • Skill in using and respecting office equipment
  • Satisfactorily handle paperwork/filing adequately


  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain courteous and professional working relationships with other staff and patients
  • Ability to multi task

Physical/Mental Demands: Requires sitting, standing, walking, hand dexterity for telephone, computer and equipment use; and normal vision and hearing.

Environmental Working Conditions: Medical office equipment. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.


**This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needed**.

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