TRANSCRIPTIONIST

Requisition ID
2020-110489
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Hours Per Pay Period
0
Facility
CHI Saint Joseph Hospital
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
1st Shift
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

PRN, Day Shift, Saint Joseph Hospital

Qualifications

Job Summary / Purpose

Under general supervision, the transcriptionist is responsible for interpreting and transcribing dictation by healthcare providers with speed and accuracy in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Transcribe dictate reports accurately within established standards.
  2. Recognizes, interprets and evaluates inconsistencies, discrepancies and inaccuracies in medical text or dictation appropriately to clarify, flag or report as needed.
  3. Translates medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded form.
  4. Produces a variety of documents, including discharge summaries, history and physical examination reports, operative reports, consultation reports, autopsy reports, diagnostic imaging studies, progress notes and referral letters.
  5. Edits as necessary for grammar and clarity.
  6. Prioritizes dictated reports based on level of continuity of care needs.
  7. May collect fees such as co-pays / co-insurance.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by management

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licensure and Certification

  • Certified Medical Transcriptionist or 3-5 years hospital transcription experience.

PREFERRED Qualifications

  • Associates Degree

 

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