Medical Transcriptionist - OC
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The Medical Transcriptionist provides transcription services of dictation dealing with inpatient, outpatient or ambulatory medical treatment for MacDill Air Force Base.
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.
Transcribes highly specialized medical dictation covering a wide range of medical specialties meeting established medical, legal, and accreditation and organization requirements.
Uses 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.
Uses knowledge of 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. Elementary practical anatomy, medical techniques, major disease processes, and medical procedures sufficient to identify and correct inconsistencies in dictated materials.
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 co-workers. 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.
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency and one (1) year of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A fully qualified typist (computer keyboard) capable of 80 WPM is preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Able to use various programs, such as Word, Excel, Access, and Project to generate tables of contents, import graphs or databases, create glossaries, align multiple columns, print document, identify files or make other notations at the top or bottom of each page, and create form letters and automatically merging these with mailing lists.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Medical terminology and Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT), American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT), or Registered Medical Transcriptionist is highly recommended
Basic Life Support-Provider (BLS).
The following immunizations with accompanying proof copies of such records are required prior to an offer of employment: MMR, Varicella, Tdap (within last ten years), negative TB Skin Test within the past 12 months (or clear chest x-ray if have a history of positive skin test), and Influenza. The responsibility of purchasing these immunizations and/or gathering these records is the responsibility of each interested candidate.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Must demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking skills and expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social, interpersonal and financial patient situations. Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
May have exposure to communicable illnesses.
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 of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
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