The Medical Transcriptionist provides support to the William Beaumont Army Medical Centers, Medical Records Administration Branch.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
This position transcribes highly specialized medical dictation covering a wide range of medical specialties meeting established medical, legal, and accreditation and organization requirements.
Applies knowledge of an extensive body of highly specialized medical and scientific terminology of the unit such as anatomy, physiology, diseases, tests, pharmacology, surgical procedures, laboratory values, characteristic of a medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological, cardiovascular, or another specialty unit of the medical facility.
Familiar with format and requirements for narrative summaries, diagnoses and procedures, surgical reports, medical evaluation boards, consultations, tissue reports, radiology reports, autopsy reports, technical and administrative correspondence, and other reports necessary for the completion of patient records or relating to patient treatment. Identifies and corrects inconsistencies in dictated materials applying knowledge of elementary practical anatomy, medical techniques, major disease processes, and medical procedures.
Organizes patient records and the relationship of their parts in order to search records and extract medical information and data.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency and at least 12 months of experience transcribing medical records.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Certified Medical Transcriptionist from a state accredited program.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge and application of HIPAA regulations
Basic knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, signs and symptoms, medications, and laboratory values
Knowledgeable of medical transcription guidelines and practices, as well as specialty (or specialties) as appropriate
Must have proven skills in English usage, grammar, punctuation, style, and editing
Ability to use designated professional reference material and operate word processing equipment, dictation and transcription equipment, and other equipment as specified
Must be able to concentrate and work under pressure with time constraints
Must have excellent eye, hand, and auditory coordination, as well as excellent listening skills
Must be able to understand and apply relevant legal concepts (e.g., confidentiality)
Ability to work effectively, both independently, and in a team environment
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.