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Medical Transcriptionist I (Temporary)

  • Location:
    EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE EAST - ARIMA, SANGRE GRANDE
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    ADMINISTRATIVE, BUSINESS-ADMIN, CLERICAL,
  • Deadline:
    December 6, 2019
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

THE EASTERN REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY

1. JOB TITLE

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST

POSITION DESCRIPTION 2. DIVISION

SANGRE GRANDE HOSPITAL

3. DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL RECORDS

4. ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

The Medical Transcriptionist will report to the Medical Records Officer.

5. NATURE & SCOPE

The Medical Transcriptionist is responsible for transcribing physicians’ dictated discharge summaries, operation notes, history, physical and medical reports; and entry of other clinical information into the computer.

6. SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Medical Transcriptionist would be required to:

  •   Retrieves dictated reports from tapes.
  •   Types reports according to specified formats.
  •   Types other handwritten reports/referral letters.
  •   Provides physicians with completed reports for checking and validation of accuracy.
  •   Makes corrections as necessary.
  •   Ensures that completed and signed reports are placed in the respective patients’ charts.
  •   Provides supervisor with weekly statistics.
  •   Maintains a daily record of reports completed by Physician.
  •   Inputs clinical information on the computer.
  •   Performs related work as may be required by the approved Authority.

7. KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  •   Demonstrate the ability to accurately interpret dictated/handwritten material.
  •   Consistently reproduce typed documents of a high standard in a timely manner.

8. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  •   Certificate in Medical Transcription from an approved programme of study.
  •   Must be Computer Literate and proficient in Microsoft Word with typing speed of at least 45 w.p.m.
  •   At least three (3) working experience in a similar capacity with successful completion of at least on-

    the-job training in medical records with a sound knowledge of medical terminology.

  •   Any equivalent combination of training or experience.

9. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Not applicable.

10. COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Internal:

  •   Medical Records Officer
  •   Members of the Medical Records Department
  •   Clinicians

    External:

  •   Ministry of Health
  •   Other Regional Health Authorities
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