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What it Takes to be a Medical Scribe

You’ve probably heard about us from a friend or a recruiter. Perhaps you found us by browsing online. Either way, you’re here and you want to learn what it takes to become part of the ScribeConnect family.

Working as a scribe provides tremendous opportunities for you in the field of medicine. Before applying, review the following basic requirements and recommendations.

Requirements for all scribe applicants:

  • Clear interest in pursuing a career in the clinical medical field
  • Energetic, positive attitude
  • Works well in groups and in loud, stressful, and fast-paced situations (Very important!)
  • 18 years of age or older upon applying
  • High school diploma or GED
  • High level of computer literacy


The following are highly valued and strongly recommended for all applicants:

  • Typing speed of > 60 wpm with high level of accuracy
  • Fluent in a second language
  • Completed at least 64 units at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Completed courses in Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology with a C or better
  • Letter of recommendation from one professor, employer, and one personal friend/mentor (no family members)
  • Previous experience in/exposure to the medical field
  • Commitment to working as a scribe for 2 years


If you believe you have what it takes, apply today.