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Medical Transcriptionists New
Sandra Zone , 2 Days Ago Job reference: (746)
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Salary Range: $ - Per Month
Job Category: Health / Medical
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Job Shift: Morning
Posted: 13-01-2021
Admin Notes: A few candidates will be shortlisted
Minimum Education: University
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Minimum Experience: 3 Years
Age: -
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Job Status: Sourcing
Start Publishing: 13-01-2021
No of Jobs: 0
Stop Publishing: 13-02-2021
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Medical transcriptionists, sometimes referred to as healthcare documentation specialists, listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports. They also may review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients' medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.


Listen to the recorded dictation of a doctor or other healthcare worker

Interpret and transcribe the dictation into patient history, exam notes, operative reports, referral letters, discharge summaries, and other documents

Review and edit drafts prepared by speech recognition software, making sure that the transcription is correct, complete, and consistent in style

Translate medical abbreviations and jargon into the appropriate long form

Identify inconsistencies, errors, and missing information within a report that could compromise patient care

Follow up with the healthcare provider to ensure that reports are accurate

Submit health records for physicians to approve

Follow patient confidentiality guidelines and legal documentation requirements

Enter medical reports into electronic health records (EHR) systems

Perform quality improvement audits


Relevant degree to practice as a medical transcriber


Must be able to type seventy (70) words or more per minute


Secretarial training (added advantage)


Good spelling and grammar.


Background in any medical facility would be a great advantage


No older than 45years

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