Medical Transcriptionist
Magnolia Regional Health Center - Corinth, MS

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Medical Transcriptionist

Contact: Patrice Cox

Phone Number: 662-293-7688

Email Address: pcox@mrhc.org

This position is PRN status

Basic Purpose: To provide accurate and timely transcription of dictated reports for all patient care.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or GED with college courses in medical office and health information management including medical terminology, typing and transcription, office computerization, abstracting and word processing systems; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. Ability to type reports, and understand various transcription guidelines as required. Ability to revise dictation based on AAMT guidelines, without changing dictation content. Ability to punctuate, spell and use appropriate grammar. Ability to communicate effectively and participate in department and facility wide improvement activities.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs and flow charts.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems that may cross departmental lines and work to effect solutions. Ability to distinguish body systems, diseases and treatment, and transcribe dictation accurately. Ability to utilize dictation/transcription equipment independently and effectively.

Confidentiality of Patient Information and Patient Rights: Ability to follow confidentiality policies regarding patient information and show appropriate respect for patient's rights.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock and risk of possible radiation. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration and noise. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, computer keys or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, bend over, crouch, reach over their heads or crawl. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach, climb, balance, and to distinguish sounds. The employee is required to use a foot pedal and headset.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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