Medical Transcriptionist Job Description

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Medical Transcriptionist Job Description


Job Title: Medical Transcriptionist


Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


Job Location: [Insert location]


Salary: [Insert salary range]


Job Summary:


We are seeking a skilled medical transcriptionist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for transcribing medical reports dictated by healthcare professionals, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all records.


Key Responsibilities:


• Transcribe medical reports, including discharge summaries, progress notes, operative reports, consultation notes, and diagnostic test results, using transcription equipment or computer software.


• Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.


• Follow-up on physician signatures, missing or incomplete information, and any other documentation discrepancies.


• Ensure the timely and accurate processing of medical reports.


• Communicate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to clarify report details and discrepancies.


• Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure compliance with all HIPAA regulations.


• Work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.




• High school diploma or equivalent required; associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred.


• Certification in medical transcription preferred.


• Minimum of [insert number] years of medical transcription experience required.


• Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and pharmacology.


• Proficient in the use of transcription equipment and software, including voice recognition software.


• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.


• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.


• Familiarity with medical coding and billing a plus.


Physical Requirements:


• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.


• Ability to hear and distinguish sounds and speech, including telephonic and dictation communications.


• Ability to visually detect and differentiate letters and symbols on a computer screen.


• Ability to perform tasks that require manual dexterity, such as typing and using a mouse or keyboard.


• Ability to lift up to [insert weight] pounds.


Note: The physical demands described above are representative of those that may need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you are interested in this position and meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.