Medical Transcriptionist, PRN
Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN

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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

  • Basic Qualifications

    Job requires High school graduate or GED and 1 year of experience or the equivalent.

    Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

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