Medical Transcriptionists

Medical Transcriptionists

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Independence * Integrity * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others

Representative Tasks * Return dictated reports in printed or electronic form for physician's review, signature, and corrections and for inclusion in patients' medical records. * Take dictation using shorthand, a stenotype machine, or headsets and transcribing machines. * Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports, such as patient histories, physical examinations, emergency room visits, operations, chart reviews, consultation, or discharge summaries.


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