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Medical Transcriptionist in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

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

JOB SUMMARY:

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

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • One year of prior job-related experience preferred.