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Medical Transcriptionist I

Traverse City, MI


Posted on March 11, 2019

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About Medical Transcriptionist I

The schedule for this job will be Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday This position is on-site at Munson Medical Center. POSITION SUMMARY Medical language specialist who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, work-up, therapeutic procedures, clinical course diagnosis, prognosis, etc., in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS High school graduate or G.E.D. required. Completion of a formal training program in Medical Transcription with coursework in medical terminology and anatomy. Experience equal to one year in a related position or previous experience as a Medical Transcriptionist preferred. Certification as a Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) desirable

SPECIAL SKILLS Must have knowledge of medical terminology, including laboratory and x-ray terminology, human anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, surgical instruments, and current medical techniques and procedures. Must be capable of using correct grammar in transcribing reports without altering the meaning or intent of the dictation. Must have excellent spelling skills and comprehension of the definition of words and terms. Typing speed of 65 wpm with accuracy. Experience with word processing software and digitalized central dictation systems preferred. Basic office and clerical skills required.

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