Surgical Pathology, as needed
Provide clerical support to various departments by transcribing all medical chart documentation, including pathology reports on patient records.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Type medical dictation of discharge summaries, operative reports, referral letters, history and physical, special procedures, follow-up clinic notes, pathology reports, and any other reports from dictating equipment or written draft.
Transcribes documents to include specialized knowledge of terminology or language specific to area or discipline
Checks assignments for appropriate spelling/grammar/technical usage before submission.
Provides clinical support for the department
Verify patient information and update records;
Pick-up and deliver dictated reports;
Call other institutions or departments to obtain copies of reports, operative notes, or other information with regard to a patient seen in a department or clinic.
Maintain specialized departmental medical files and records which may include cross-indexing files and records
Schedules appointments, meetings, and conferences
Answers telephone, takes accurate messages, and routes calls to appropriate extension
Answers multi-line telephone; screens and directs caller to the appropriate party
Takes accurate message if the party is absent and delivers message per departmental guidelines
Messages should be accurate and include caller's name (correctly spelled), organization, date, time, return phone number and reason for calling
Provides professional phone courtesy
Job requires High school graduate or GED and 1 year of experience or the equivalent.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Vanderbilt University - 19 months ago
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