Medical Transcription Jobs
Our current jobs are listed below. Keep in mind most of our job postings do fill up quickly, so it is best to apply to the posted jobs as soon as you can.
Out of all the types of transcription, medical transcription jobs are in the highest demand and typically requires the most experience and training. If you are lacking experience or training, it might be time to think about going through a training program. For others with little to no experience, you might want to look at our general transcription jobs to gain some experience and to help fill up your resume.
Take time when applying to the jobs you are interested in. That job may lead into a great relationship with the employer and more importantly a long term job. Good Luck and thank you for helping fill our job openings.
or more than 125 years, Norton Healthcare�s faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leading health care system based in Louisville, Ky. It is the area�s third largest private employer, providing care at nearly 140 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with more than 1,800 licensed beds; five outpatient centers; 12 Norton Immediate Care Centers; 12,000 employees; more than 600 employed medical providers; and in excess of 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Norton Healthcare was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious National Quality Forum National Quality Healthcare Award, along with the 2011 Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award. The organization has consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Metro Louisville, the state of Kentucky and nationally. Norton Healthcare and Humana are one of only four national pilot sites, and the only one in Kentucky, to study the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model through the prestigious Brookings � Dartmouth ACO Pilot Project. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
This position is full time with travel between our Wausau, Medford and Merrill campus. Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to handle time-consuming clerical responsibilities for physicians during patient encounters. Scribes accompany a physician and directly observe patient encounters. They accurately document the events and decision-making in a manner that results in appropriate medical charting. Scribes also complete clerical activities necessary to assist with processing of physician orders for tests and medications. By accomplishing the time-consuming clerical duties that otherwise would be assigned to a physician, Scribes enable physicians to spend more time with individual patients and increase the overall flow of patients in the clinic. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 1. Accurate, timely charting of patient encounters, including but not limited to patient history, physical exams, diagnostic findings, lab and test results, consultations with other providers, diagnoses, orders, follow up treatment and/or instructions and prescriptions. 2. Proofread and edit all the physician's medical documents for accuracy, Meaningful Use requirements, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Alert physician when chart is incomplete 3. Comply with the specific standards that apply to the style of an electronic medical record and to the legal and ethical requirements for preparing medical documents and for keeping patient information confidential. 4. Scribes may not give verbal orders or other patient care orders ("the doctor wants the patient to have 5 mg of morphine." Scribes may communicate that orders have been written. ("The doctor wrote orders for the patient." Or, "the discharge paperwork is in the chart.") 5. Scribes may not give medical advice, communicate medical information or care plans of any kind directly with the patient or patient's family/friends. Scribes can communicate waits and delays as directed by the RN or Physician. 6. Professional interaction with patients (the scribe does not directly assist with patient care), physicians, clinic staff and other co-workers. 7. Special projects as assigned. Education and/or Experience Required: 1. High School graduate or equivalent 2. Successful completion of Medical Terminology course 3. 2 years' experience working in a Clinic or Hospital setting (orthopaedics specialty preferred) 4. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 5. Ability to actively listen while documenting. 6. Ability to observe and to draft a narrative account of events accurately and cogently, in grammatically-correct English. 7. Ability to spell, proofread and edit written text. 8. Keyboard proficiency (approximately 70 words/minute). 9. Ability to operate a personal computer and related software applications. 10. Strong attention to detail. 11. Ability to work in a dynamic, highly-stressful environment that routinely involves exposure to highly-sensitive personal medical issues. 12. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and patients. 13. Ability to problem solve under pressure. 14. Ability to communicate and interact professionally with others. 15. Understanding of and commitment to appropriate protection of confidential patient information. 16. Commitment to high professional ethical standards. 17. Confidence and ability to work with Clinical Staff and Physicians 18. Compassion for Patients Desirable Skills and Qualifications: 1. Previous experience as a Medical Scribe. 2. Certified as a Medical Assistant or Health Unit Coordinator. 3. Previous Medical Transcription experience. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch and bend. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move boxes up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Essential Physical Requirements Mark all responses using the following codes: N = Never O = Occasional, represents 1 to 33% or 1 to 2 hours of an 8 hour workday. F = Frequently, represents 34 to 66% or 2Â½ to 5Â½ hours of an 8 hour workday. C = Continuously, represents 67 to 100% or 6 to 8 hours of an 8 hour workday. PHYSICAL ACTIVITYNOFCWalking X Standing X Sitting X Reaching Shoulder Height X Reaching Above Shoulder Height X Reaching Below Shoulder Height X ClimbingX Pulling 25 Pounds or Less X Pulling 25 Pounds to 50 PoundsX Pulling Over 50 PoundsX Pushing 25 Pounds or LessX Pushing 25 to 50 PoundsX Pushing Over 50 PoundsX Lifting 25 Pounds or Less X Lifting 25 Pounds to 50 PoundsX Lifting Over 50 PoundsX Carrying 25 Pounds or Less X Carrying 25 Pounds to 50 PoundsX Carrying Over 50 PoundsX Crawling/KneelingX Bending X Twisting/Turning X BalanceX Repetitive Movement (fine motor like typing, writing, keyboarding, filing) XEssential Physical Requirements Continued PHYSICAL EXPOSUREN/AUnprotected Heights XLighting BrightX Lighting DimX Mechanical HazardsX Hazardous SubstanceX Infectious DiseasesX Harmful Physical Agents (Heat/Cold) XNoise XIonizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation X PHYSICAL ABILITYACCEPTABLE MINIMUMVisionGoodXPoor Blind Color VisionNormalXImpaired HearingNormalXModerate Loss Deaf Manual DexterityGoodXFair Poor Talking/SpeechGoodXFair MuteMedical, Scribe, transcription, coding
Transcripts routine letter, medical reports and other recorded data using laboratory information system and transcribing equipment and typewriter or word processing equipment. Retrieves, copies patient records for physicians and patients. Minimum Education: High school or equivalent and completion of a medical transcription course.
Job Summary: This position is accountable to efficiently, effectively, and accurately transcribe medical reports and other communications as needed, in order to correctly document imaging procedures, findings, activities, and operations. In addition to transcribing, the Transcriptionist performs a variety of clerical and support functions that facilitate day-to-day operations and communications throughout the medical community. The Transcriptionist supports the mission, vision, values, and strategic initiatives of Mary Washington Healthcare and demonstrates a commitment of quality service to our patients and their families, the community, physicians, and other Associates. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Transcribes or edits physician dictations (radiographic interpretations) accurately and within the specified time frame based on patient acuity, ordering priority, and published departmental exam turnaround times. a. Ensures information provided is as complete as possible and no pertinent patient information missing from standard reports/other dictations. b. Proofs dictations/reports for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology; corrects errors or brings to the attention of the dictating physician, as appropriate. c. Resolves discrepancies and verifies missing or questionable information prior to submitting reports for signature. d. Prioritizes work effectively so that reports are available when needed and patient care is not compromised. Maintains a level of productivity that meets or exceeds established productivity targets. Assists in other areas of the department when not performing transcription functions (during slow times). Performs Powerscribe support functions, as needed, to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of voice-to-text recognition software. This includes creating and maintaining auto-text, short-cuts, templates, and glossaries, and troubleshooting minor computer/equipment problems (such as replacing microphones, headsets, foot pedals, etc.). Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of transcription/office supplies and materials to ensure all are working properly and/or available as needed. Files, faxes, copies, mails, and distributes Radiology reports as directed and according to HIPAA regulations to ensure the timely and confidential communication of all exam results. a. Monitors the Primordial pallet and responds immediately to alerts from Radiologists. After addressing alerts, documents "critical and non-critical contact referring", "fax and confirm", and other communications completely, accurately, and according to department guidelines. b. For critical test results, establishes contact with ordering physicians to assist the Radiologist in communicating results within the required 30 minute time frame. When unable to reach the ordering physician, escalates according to Radiology's critical test communications protocol. c. Maintains an up-to-date directory of physician "mail-out" addresses and verifies that addresses are accurate prior to mailing reports to out-of-town physician offices. For reports that are being mailed out, assures they are mailed within 24 hours of being dictated. Investigates and resolves transcribed reports and addendums awaiting signature on a daily basis or more often, as needed. Assists with the resolution of exams performed but not dictated, as requested. Greets all physicians, Associates, and customers in a courteous and professional manner. Answers telephones courteously, professionally, and by the third ring. Responds to requests for reports, assistance, or information in an efficient, effective and confidential manner. Performs routine clerical/support functions and additional duties as assigned by the Radiology Support Services Supervisor. Maintains competency in job responsibilities as evidenced by completion of all initial/annual Competency Based Orientation Tools for Radiology Transcriptionists. Is proficient in the use of Powerscribe, Syngo, Primordial, iSite, and other Radiology or information systems as required. Adheres to departmental policies, procedures, standards, and protocols to ensure effective operations and quality patient care. Keeps abreast of downtime procedures and, during downtimes, supports the department by following defined downtime processes that ensure the timely completion and resulting of all exams with minimal disruption to flow. Participates in Performance Improvement activities for Radiology utilizing PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) approach to improvement. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of medical terminology and above average computer, word processing, and proof-reading skills. Ability to work with physicians, staff, and patients in a confidential and effective manner. Previous experience with a voice recognition system and medical transcription in a healthcare setting preferred. Certified Medical Transcription (CMT) credential preferred.
Responsible for the interpretation and transcribing dictation and reports in order to provide documentation of patient care and facilitate the timely delivery of health care services. Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Medical Transcriptionist Full Time-1552667
This position is responsible for supporting and coordinating the administrative activities of the nursing unit. May be assigned to cover multiple units per Medical Center protocol.