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Medical Transcriptionist - 3798 in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Work schedule: As needed (between the hours of 7pm and 7am)

-Must be local! (in or near Nashville, TN)


The Medical Transcriptionist under the direction of the Medical Transcription Supervisor performs the daily activities of transcribing pathology reports from digital voice dictation.



  • Return dictated reports in electronic form for physician's review, signature, and corrections, and for inclusion in patients' medical records.
  • Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology.
  • Transcribe dictation by pathologists and histological staff regarding the gross and microscopic descriptions and diagnosis of anatomic pathology. 
  • Distinguish between homonyms and recognize inconsistencies and mistakes in medical terms, referring to dictionaries, drug references, and other sources on anatomy and, physiology.
  • Translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms to ensure the accuracy of patient and health care facility records.
  • Identify mistakes in reports and check with doctors to obtain the correct information.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in alignment with the industry’s best security practices and regulatory guidelines to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information and other sensitive company data.
  • Must be familiar with and abide by the Corporate Compliance Program and all Corporate policies, including the Privacy and Security policies.


  • Work with other departments within PathGroup and subsidiaries.
  • Nothing in the job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule
As Needed
Third Shift - 7 p.m.-7 a.m.

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED is required


  • One year of prior job-related experience preferred.