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Medical Transcriptionist

Medical Transcriptionist
Administrative/Clerical, Health Informatics
Regular Full Time
Foothills Medical Centre
SHCampus Transcription
2012-11-20  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Evenings, Weekends
Minimum: 25.20 per hour Maximum: 30.65 per hour
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Health Information Management, Medical Transcription.

Medical transcriptionist duties include: Interpretation and transcribing of dictation by physicians and other health care professionals in order to document patient care and facilitate continuity of health care services; related medical transcription functions; and other clerical duties as required.
  • Grade 12 required.
  • Graduate of recognized medical transcription program.
  • Accurate keyboarding skills required. MS Office required. Knowledge of windows based PC environment / applications / network environment required. Medical terminology / medical transcription experience / skills required.
  • Previous experience in health care environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, surgery, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, pharmacology, and various medical specialties.
  • Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including English language usage, grammar, punctuation and style.
  • Ability to understand diverse accents and dialects and varying dictation styles.
  • Ability to use designated reference materials.
  • Ability to operate designated computer based word programs, dictation and central transcription equipment and other equipment as specified.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to make mature judgments, communicate effectively and promote positive working relationships and work as a team player.
  • Ability to concentrate, attention to detail.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet established departmental turnaround times.
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions.
  • Excellent eye, hand and auditory coordination.
  • Manual and finger dexterity, required.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Transcription speed of 60 wpm.

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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