Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Positions for New Grads and Current Undergrads Available in Southern MN

Elite Medical Scribes is the premier scribe training, staffing, and management company for hospitals, physician’s groups, and clinics in the United States. In all that we do, we strive to enhance the quality of patient care.

Working with Elite Medical Scribes is a great opportunity! In this role you will see first-hand what a provider does on a daily basis.  You will observe how providers assess and diagnose their patients, see hundreds of different patient interactions, create legal medical documents and be an integral part of a healthcare team. This position provides medical scribes a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of working with patients while building relationships with all of the medical staff. Those relationships and the invaluable experience gained gives medical scribes a definite advantage in their healthcare career goals. Additionally, we offer advancement opportunities within our company into management and training for individuals who would like to grow with us!

If this is the type of role that you’d love, here’s what we can offer you:
  • Excellent company culture – we don’t just say it, we live it!
  • Full-Time and Part-Time opportunities at one of the largest medical scribe companies in America!
  • The most sophisticated medical scribe training program in the industry, The Elite Academy Online Training Program.
  • The ability to learn the provider side of health care facilities ranging from Emergency Departments or Specialty Clinics including, but not limited to, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, pain, neurosurgery, cardiology, breast surgery, dermatology, radiology, urology, oncology, ENT, and OB/GYN.
  • Opportunity to gain close mentorships with multiple medical professionals and request letters of recommendation for graduate school.
  • Great chance to gain connections and experience at some of the most well-known medical facilities in the industry.
  • Acquire a vast knowledge of medical terminology and practices.
  • Obtain extensive exposure to electronic medical records with systems such as EPIC, AllScripts, MediTech, MedHost, NextGen, Cerner, and more!
  • Be able to apply the knowledge gained through pre-med courses in real world scenarios.
  • Earn patient care hours that will directly impact your success if applying for medical or graduate school.
  • Gain experience that will be vital in positioning you for your future healthcare career with hands on clinical experience that is more than being a volunteer or intern.
  • Become a key contributor to the enhancement of the quality of patient care as a necessary part of a medical team.
  • Utilizing the knowledge that you have already gained as a Certified Medical Assistant, Home Health Aid, Resident Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Dental/Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Paramedic, EMT, transcriptionist, Lab Technician, and more!

Responsibilities:
As a Medical Scribe, you will participate in the successful execution of scribe services to health care providers.  In this position you will be required to follow and observe provider(s) for extended periods to accurately document every aspect of every patient encounter as well as assist with the efficiency of each provider(s) by complying with the location-specific workflows.  Every location has unique and specific goals, outlined by the provider(s), and you will be expected to work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve these goals.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (may vary by location, specialty)
  • Accompany provider(s) into patient examination room to accurately and efficiently document the encounter.
  • Exhibit excellence in medical terminology, and billing & coding knowledge in all documentation.
  • List all proper admission or discharge diagnoses as well as follow-up care instructions as dictated by provider.
  • Document the time and reasoning for, but not electronically submit, patient orders including lab tests, radiology tests and medications.
  • Document any procedures performed by provider(s).
  • Successfully navigate the location-specific Electronic Medical Record (or EMR) system to input documentation.
  • Make and receive phone calls on behalf of provider(s).
  • Inform provider(s) when diagnostic studies are completed, prepare for review, and document in EMR.
  • Multi-task efficiently and effectively as required.
  • Work under pressure, within time constraints.  Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.
  • Exhibit excellent listening skills.
  • Concentrate on the needs of the provider(s) throughout entire shift.
  • Understand and observe legal concepts (e.g. HIPAA, confidentiality).
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Additional Responsibilities and Requirements
  • Maintain professional appearance (uniform as specified) and conduct at all times.
  • Adhere to and observe Elite Medical Scribes and client partner work practices (e.g. cell phone use, food/drink policies).
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with provider(s), staff and management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within legal parameters of position.

Core Competencies
  • Writing Skills – knowledge and demonstration of proper grammar and spelling in documentation, ability to write concisely, clearly and logically.  Exhibit legible hand-writing.
  • Typing Skills – must be able to type accurately at 45 wpm +
  • Client Service – ability to respond to and anticipate needs, including process constructive critical feedback.
  • Interpersonal Relations – ability to exhibit understanding and respect of others to support and maintain professional relationships.
  • Computer Competency – skilled at operating computers and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Document Use – ability to use and understand documents required throughout execution of duties.
  • Ethics – personal and professional ethics in observance of legal requirements and company standards.
  • Ability to maintain and adjust to changing needs of provider(s) and to location as a whole.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team (be self-directed, energetic, motivated, driven, and humble).
Qualifications:
  • 18 years of age.
  • HS Diploma.
  • Highly proficient typing skills inclusive of speed and accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sophomore level in college (or higher).
  • Degrees in the Sciences, Biology and/or Pre-health track preferred Degrees in the Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and/or Pre-health track preferred (aspirations to become a MD, DO, PA, NP, PT, OT, Nurse, DDS, DVM, PsyD, PhD, BSW, etc.)
  • Anatomy, physiology, medical terminology courses are highly desired in individuals with non-science degrees preferred.
  • GPA 3.0 or above preferred.
  • 55 wpm or greater preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time, up to 100%.
  • Lifting up to 40 pounds.
  • Constant typing and data entry with real time auditory discrimination from dictation.
Victoria S. Temiz  Recruiting Manager
Elite Medical Scribes

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Internship opportunity for young St. Olaf alums

A unique opportunity exists for a young alum to work as an intern in the St. Olaf College Piper Center from 8/07/16 - 5/31/17.  This will be a very hands-on role with abundant exposure and learning opportunities.  Looking for a fantastic 2014-2016 graduate who would be interested in a 10-month internship.  https://stolaf.hiretouch.com/staff-postings

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Threshold: Whispers of Fukushima


On Friday, 6-9 pm TOH 280 is this year's major Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment event. The film "Threshold: Whispers of Fukushima" will be screened and followed by a conversation with its director Toko Shiki and composer Erik Santos. The film is about the people of Fukushima Prefecture after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear fallout disaster on March 2011.  Some of the people featured stayed in the area and some moved, all of whom kept a bright spirit, including 2 children's musical ensembles.

Having been to Japan three times since 2013, joining students in taking a close look at the landscape impacts, and hearing stories from people we met about what this event meant to them and to their view of the country, I highly recommend this film event for a rewarding Friday night.

You can view two trailers of the film at Vimeo1 and Vimeo2.

The class blog for the ASES 277 course with guess posts from my ASES 396 course are available.

A great resource about which to learn about recovery efforts and personal stories can be found at a variety of outlets, including the Tohoku Planning Forum and the 04 March 2016 cover article in Science.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Career Opportunities at Mayo Clinic



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What if your career could change your life?
Whether you're an experienced laboratory professional, a new graduate, or currently a 
student in the sciences, we invite you to explore the clinical laboratories at Mayo Clinic in 
Rochester, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic has a multidisciplinary, team-oriented environment that 
presents opportunities that may rarely be experienced elsewhere. Mayo Clinic is rated by 
FORTUNE Magazine as one of the nation's "100 Best Companies to Work For."

We have opportunities available for graduates or students graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 
a human biological science or chemistry.  Students are encouraged to apply PRIOR to graduating! 
We invite you to apply now.

We offer

·         Competitive Pay and  benefits package including 3 medical plans to choose from, and 2 
          retirement savings plans

·         Comprehensive orientation program

·         Relocation offered

·         Work/Life balance benefits including Generous Paid Time off and Continuing Education 
          Options

Click here to learn more about Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology job 
opportunities at Mayo Clinic.

At Mayo Clinic you'll become a valued member of our integrated health care team. You'll 
experience the culture of excellence and rewarding environment of a worldwide leader in 
medical care, research and education. As a respected member of our team, you'll partner 
with physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and administrators who are dedicated 
to Mayo's primary value: the needs of the patient come first. You'll discover a culture of 
teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career.

For more information please contact:
LaTasha Perkins
Human Resources
Mayo Clinic
Direct Line: (507)293-0884
Email: Perkins.Latasha@mayo.edu

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Chemist Intern Summer 2016

Description:
Medtronic is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Our Summer Associate Program offers technical internships to top graduate and undergraduate engineering students. Even before you graduate, you will get a taste of our innovative, mission-driven culture, while gaining meaningful work experiences and improving lives. In addition to a challenging 10-12 week internship assignment, you'll have opportunities to support the sixth tenant of our Mission through volunteer activities, and experience our dynamic culture through a variety of networking, leadership, and social events.

Responsibilities:
·         Work with research chemists and material scientists to prepare new compounds in the laboratory and optimize synthetic route to improve the efficiency.
·         Follow safe laboratory procedures to prepare organic and/or polymeric chemicals.
·         Assist in tabulating, interpreting and communicating the results.
·         Accurately record data in the laboratory notebook.
·         Communicate the results and finding to the supervisor and give progress reports.

Qualifications:
·         Academic Major: currently pursuing an undergraduate chemistry or chemical engineering degree from an accredited college or university.
·         Familiar with polymer and synthetic organic chemistry (e.g. Organic Chemistry Lab).
·         Some experience in characterizing organic and/or polymeric chemicals (NMR, GPC etc).
·         Good communicator and interpersonal skills.
·         Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.

Location:

                Fridley, MN  

Medtronic
710 Medtronic Pkwy, LT240 | Minneapolis, MN, 55418 | United States
Office 763.505.4551 | Mobile 763.222.7786 | Fax 763.505.4712
julie.alkatout@medtronic.com

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Summer Science Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU)

Summer Science Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) offers
participants an immersive summer experience in secondary science
education at Trinity College. Selected from a national network of 60 liberal
arts institutions, TEU participants earn a generous stipend, take a 60-hour
course in science teaching methods, and apply what they’re learning to
teaching high school students under the supervision of a master teacher.

A six-week summer program funded by the National Science Foundation,
TEU aims to develop future educational leaders. If you are committed to
a career in secondary education or seriously interested in exploring the
possibility of such a career, apply now.

Apply Online: TEU.vassar.edu
http://teu.vassar.edu/Application Deadline: February 28, 2016
Acceptances Announced: March 15, 2016
Program Start Date: June 20, 2016

TEU participants receive:
Stipend ranging from $2,500 to $3,500
Travel expenses to and from Brown University
Books and course materials
Housing (dormitory-style single rooms)
Three meals a day in the campus dining hall
Funding to attend national or regional conference on STEM education

TEU participants complete:
60-hour methods course in math content and pedagogy
Four-week teaching practicum under the supervision of a mentor
Daily debriefing sessions with the mentor
A teaching portfolio with lesson plans and teaching materials
A self-assessment demonstrating growth in teaching
A post-summer science education leadership project at his/her home institution

For more info visit the program website.