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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5093446
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians
0.375 FTE Medical Scribe - Orthopedics, Highlands Ranch/Centennial - 32926 University Staff

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Community Practice

Job Title: 0.375 FTE Medical Scribe - Orthopedics, Highlands Ranch/Centennial

Position #: 00820728 – Requisition #:32926

Job Summary:

The Medical Office Scribe is responsible for the transcription of provider services, along with accurate and complete record keeping in the patient medical record for each patient receiving services in the clinic. The Medical Office Scribe facilitates patient flow and ensures seamless care delivery for each patient.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and assembles medical record documentation, results, and charts for providers.
  • Accompanies provider into the patient examination room to accurately transcribe.
    • Patient history and physical exam.
    • Procedures and treatments performed by healthcare professionals, including those performed by nurses and medical assistants.
    • Pend orders.
    • Patient education and explanation of risks and benefits.
  • Accurately documents the physician's encounter with the patient and others present.
  • Ensures all symptoms, proper diagnoses, prescriptions, and instructions for self-care and follow-up are documented in the medical record as dictated by the provider.
  • Transcribe patient orders, including laboratory tests, radiology tests, medications, etc.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Highlands Ranch and Centennial, CO.

Why Join Us:

Community Practice Medicine, housed within the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado, seeks trained medical professionals to join our growing team. With clinics spanning from Longmont to Castle Rock, we offer various opportunities. Specialty areas include, but are not limited to, Orthopedics, Vascular Surgery, OBGYN, Internal Medicine, Urology, Psychiatry, and many more!

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical, and research facility serving 4,500 students and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are Colorado's largest health professions education provider, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers, and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to deliver unparalleled patient care.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, an ECO pass, paid time off for vacation, sick days, holidays, and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
  • One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree.
  • Bilingual, Spanish-speaking.
  • Computer Skills:
    • MS Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook.
    • EPIC.
    • Kronos.

Conditions of Employment:
  • CPR certification within three months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels, including physicians, leadership, and staff.
  • Ability to work within large, complex healthcare systems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and communicate in person, by phone, or in writing.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate, and document with proper medical terminology.
  • Ability to recognize/interpret the physical exam process and record exam details.
  • Ability to attest to computer proficiency and learn new computer applications.
  • Ability to keyboard/type, write legibly, and accurately record information.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Amber Johnson,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by April 1, 2024.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary rate (or hiring rate) for this position has been established as $13,545 (calculated for 0.375 FTE).

The above salary rate (or hiring rate) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Administrative Support and Related

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 21973 - SOM-DEAN DO CPD - ORTHOPEDICS

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Mar 8, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Amber Johnson Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00820728

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