Medical Transcriptionist Jobs Hiring in Interior Health Authority

Full Time

Website Interior Health Authority

Hospitals and Health Care

Job Description

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:

  • A current 5 Minute Typing Test 60 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (NON-SUPERVISED TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED);
  • Your Medical Transcription Certificate – please note stand-alone courses in medical transcription are NOT equivalent to graduation from a Medical Transcription Certificate program;
  • Your Resume indicating one year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • A Cover Letter stating your availability to work in which worksite(s), to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
  • Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.
  • Important Note: The duties cannot be performed remotely and the successful applicant has to be available to work at the Hospital.

Typical Duties And Responsibilities Include

  • Transcribes medical dictation for surgical, pathology, cytology, autopsy and bone marrow reports;
  • Enters demographics and specimen information into the Laboratory Information System (LIS)
  • Ensures content, grammar, punctuation and format are correct by clarifying inconsistencies;
  • Performs basic trouble-shooting for dictation/transcription/speech recognition software systems;
  • Assists physician inquiries regarding use of dictation equipment, status of jobs, or Stat dictation;
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties: booking appointments; answering telephones; maintaining files and records; sending out slides, blocks and received material;
  • Carries out assigned workload, maintaining turnaround times as per department standards and guidelines;
  • Relays information related to procedures and services and responds to general inquiries on established processes and policies;
  • Compiles, prints, and distributes statistical reports;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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