Senior Medical Transcriptionist Duties
This is highly responsible typing and limited supervisory work in
transcribing very difficult medical dictation.
Work involves transcribing a variety of difficult medical dictation
from tapes with speed and accuracy. Employees of this class are
assigned the more difficult and longer tapes to transcribe.
Supervision may be exercised over lower-level transcriptionists.
Work may be reviewed upon completion for accuracy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Transcribes discharge summaries and operative reports dictated by
physicians according to established format; types corrected copies.
Uses medical dictionaries, glossaries, and personal notes in
Reviews completed assignments for technical accuracy.
Answers questions concerning form, style, and medical terminology
based on knowledge of hospital policy and medical records procedure.
Establishes work schedules based on workload and available
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school with courses in typing,
supplemented by courses in medical terminology; thorough experience
typing medical dictation; or any equivalent combination of training
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology.
Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and punctuation.
Ability to transcribe difficult medical dictation.
Ability to type rapidly and accurately.
Ability to work under stress and to meet required standards of
Skill in the operation of a typewriter.