Requisition Title: MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
MEDICAL EXAMINER - 2355 N STEMMONS FRWY - DALLAS
Organization: MEDICAL EXAMINER
Brief Description Responsibility includes the accurate and timely transcription of medico-legal dictation from Medical Examiners, Pathologists and Pathology Residents. Sorts and files copies of transcribed reports and other case information; provides clerical support to the Records Section; and performs other clerical duties as requested.
Detailed Description Transcribes and types medico-legal autopsy and external medical and related or similar medical reports from recorded dictation and/or written documents in an accurate, timely manner: Ensures the correct spelling of medical terms and other words, and correct punctuation and grammar in the transcribed reports; Ensures overall accuracy of transcription by thorough proof-reading of reports and replay of dictation tapes as required; ensures contextual accuracy of reports as well as spelling and grammar correctness; Ensures that report format and content conforms with established office and individual physician protocols; Makes report corrections as required and as requested by physicians. Prints and distributes transcribed documents for review and approval. Sorts and files reports and other case file information; provides general clerical support to Records Section and Administration. Maintains a log of all transcribed dictation and related activities; submits log on a weekly basis to supervisor. Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Graduation from an accredited high school/GED program. Two (2) years of clerical work related experience, plus one year experience in a clerical medical environment or 30 hours of college or combination of the two. Ability to type 60 wpm. Must possess thorough knowledge of medical terminology; good knowledge of spelling and grammar; skilled in the use of personal computers and standard office equipment (e.g., typewriters, calculators); ability to communicate well and work cooperatively with peers and senior staff; ability to establish work priorities and work with limited supervision; ability to keep accurate records; knowledge of chemical and biological safe handling procedures. Normal office environment, but routinely has potential exposure to biological and/or chemical hazards; required to follow good laboratory practices and safety precautions including the use of personal protective equipment as required. Must possess manual dexterity, physical mobility, and visual and hearing acuity sufficient to perform essential job tasks; some moderate lifting (files) is required.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Salary : 16.44
Maximum Salary : 20.19
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 002029