Medical Language Specialist - Transcriptionist HF Inc. PT 9a-1p
Health First, Incorporated - Brevard County, FL

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To be fully engaged in providing Uncompromised Safety, Superior Quality, Memorable Patient/Customer Experiences, and Financial Stewardship by: Entry level, non-acute care editing and/or Transcribing medical reports in conjunction with speech recognition software, following Health First Style Guide to distribute timely and accurate patient reports to facilitate the delivery of patient care throughout all Health First facilities.

Primary Accountabilities

Transcribe and/or edit reports for all outpatient specialties, radiology, and/or pathology.

Verifies all patient demographic information on reports prior to uploading documents into electronic applications.

Maintains a 10% or less pending percentage (i.e. pends no more than 10% of total reports transcribed per month)

Participates in in-services and continuing education activities, i.e. AHDI (Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity) sponsored workshops, FHIMA (Florida Health Information Management Association), AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association), HIMSS (Health Information and Management Systems Society), or other sponsored activities that focus on information security, release of information, confidentiality, HIPAA regulations and other medicolegal matters.

Participates in minimum of 10 monthly department meetings per year.

Maintains a 98% or above quality score for all reports audited for textual, style and demographic quality on a monthly basis.

Formats reports according to established department style guide at least 98% of the time

Actively participates in continuing education with goal towards achieving the RMT (Registered Medical Transcriptionist) or CMT (Certified Medical Transcriptionist) credentials within 2 years of employment.

Edit at a minimum of 200 LPH in EditScript or 125 LPH in PowerScribe. Productivity standards must be met in order for us to comply with our TAT goals. This is also a standard that must be met in order to qualify for our home Transcription Program.

Support overtime and holiday coverage as needed to support departmental goals.


Two years transcription and/or editing experience or graduate of AHDI approved training program with a recommendation from instructor.

High school diploma required. College level or equivalent work experience and continuing education preferred.

Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, signs and symptoms, medications, and laboratory values.

Strong technical proficiency in computer applications to include Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to prioritize and organize to maximize quality, value, and service.

Ability to work with speech recognition software and exhibit the ability to perform proofreading/editing of speech recognized drafts, in addition to straight transcription.

Understanding of the medicolegal implications and responsibilities of the healthcare record, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations, along with security standards and privacy practices.

Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.

Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Developing quality transcription work with a goal of maintaining accuracy score of 98% or higher.

Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines (The AHDI Book of Style) and practices.

Developing ability to understand diverse accents, dialects, and varying dictation styles, commonly confused terms, and knowledge of homonyms.

Proficient in referencing and researching with full library of references (books/electronic) and Internet access.

Acute auditory sensitivity and keen hand/eye coordination.