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Under the direction of Clinical Pathology Labs Supervisor, provides quality customer service & clerical support by transcribing dictated or handwritten surgical pathology, autopsy, hematopathology, neuropathology and placental submissions. Performs computer accession of requisitions, and uploads final reports into the LIS. Compiles and distributes reports and searches databases to locate previous surgical and cytologic material. Answers the telephone and takes messages. Word processes correspondence and faculty consultations and ensures intra-service mail distribution. Maintains inventory of office supplies, assists with word processing of department SOP and documents.
One (1) year of experience in transcription of medical terminology.
Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma, ability to accurately type, and knowledge of the applicable Pathology medical terminology involved or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two (2) or more years of experience in transcription in Pathology.
Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) status.
Transcribing experience in a hospital setting.
Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including English usage, grammar, punctuation and style.
Ability to understand diverse accents and dialects and varying dictation styles.
Ability to operate designated word processing, dictation and transcription equipment and other. equipment as specified. Knowledge of Microsoft Word. Knowledge of PowerPath and EPIC is helpful
Knowledge of Dragon is recommended/familiarity with voice recognition technology is helpful.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
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