Medical scribing with EPPA is paid healthcare work experience in the clinical setting. Our scribes work one-on-one with a physician (MD/DO), physician assistant (PA), or nurse practitioner (NP), accompanying them into each patient encounter in the clinic or Emergency Department.
Scribes complete the Electronic Health Record (EHR) enabling providers to spend more time with patients and increase the overall workflow of the department. They document everything that occurs during the visit from start to finish; including the patient’s history, physical exam, patient outcomes, plan, labs, imaging, and more. In return, scribes become familiar with the workflow of medicine, medical decision process, medical terminology, and different provider styles to patient care.
Hours and Commitment
Scribing is a healthcare position that comes with a heavy time commitment - we recommend students wait until their Junior, Senior, or Gap year to pursue this position. The average length of employment with EPPA is 12-18 months – showing professional schools your ability to commit to medicine long-term.
EPPA Scribe Benefits
Our program is designed as a stepping-stone work experience to support your professional development.
Lectures & Workshops:
The EPPA Scribe Program currently staffs 8 hospital sites, 3 Urgency Room locations, and multiple outpatient clinics throughout Minneapolis-St. Paul and St. Cloud, MN. Scribes are hired to work in a hospital (2 site locations) or clinic program, ensuring that you become familiar with your health system and coworkers.
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS