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Seek the Challenging Position of Medical Transcriptionist
A highly talented Medical Transcriptionist with huge experience in interpreting, transcribing and verifying dictations by physicians and/or other health care professionals regarding patient assessment, work-up, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc; documenting patient care and facilitating delivery of health care services for inclusion in medical records.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Medical Transcriptionist.
Great typing skills of not less than 65 wpm.
Deep knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and the various medical specialties as required in areas of responsibility.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to perform the essential functions of the position (including but not limited to English usage, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure).
Ability to work and communicate in a positive and cooperative manner with management and supervisory staff, medical staff, co-workers and other healthcare personnel and patients and their families when providing information and services, seeking assistance and clarification and resolving problems.
Uncommon ability to understand diverse accents and dialects and varying dictation styles.
Thorough knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices and ability to use designated reference materials.
Strong ability to operate designated word processing (e.g., PC, word processing and other software), dictation, transcription equipment, and other equipment as specified for the department's needs.
Excellent eye, hand, and auditory coordination necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
Strong physical ability and stamina (i.e., to sit and transcribe for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, bend, stoop, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.
New York University Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - Present
Transcribe and edit recorded or written material, including operative reports, discharge summaries, patient history and examinations, physician letters and notes, and pharmacy, rehabilitation, autopsy, and x-ray reports.
Collect statistical data to analyze departmental productivity.
Oversee daily activities of department to optimize productivity and quality of work.
Lead and guide employees performing related work; participate in hiring, interviewing, and training process of new transcriptionists.
Verify accuracy of patient information such as name and identification number; verify accuracy of transcription for correct punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
Respond to inquiries for release of medical information, ensuring that legal requirements are followed and proper consent has been obtained.
Maintain logs of medical procedures, incoming dictation, and transcription records.
Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
Distribute and collect dictation and transcribed reports; follow up on physicians' missing and late dictation.
Sort, copy, prepare, assemble, and file records and charts.
Ensure strict confidentiality of financial records.
Maintain disk and disk back up system; order supplies and report equipment operational problems.
Take minutes of transcription department meetings.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.