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Pathology Transcriptionist

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Douglasville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Pathology Reporting Specialist Under the supervision of department manager, performs a variety of tasks in support of Pathologists and other allied healthcare providers. Accountable for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all documents, tests ordered and patient case reports; which allows the Pathologists to focus on patient care. Tasks include transcribing pathology reports, as well as research and administrative documents. Responsibilities include coordinating patient case correspondence materials for sending out for consultation. Responsibilities may include: ordering tests and stains for cases, answering phones, and assisting callers with patient report, adding stains to a current case, change of patient demographics, or providing related follow through. Participation in process improvement, which includes data collection, coordinating case conference materials, and maintaining consultant calendar as appropriate. Required to follow work unit standard operating procedures, along with reviewing and ensuring accuracy of procedures. Routinely serves as a resource and mentor to others by training, educating and mentoring both new and existing members of the work unit, and trouble-shooting and resolving problems as appropriate.

Hours: F/T Days Mon.- Fri. 9am - 5:30 pm


Required Minimum Education : High School Diploma or equivalent required. Formal medical transcribing training preferred. Associate's degree preferred.

Required Minimum Experience: Six months transcription experience in medical setting required, with pathology experience highly preferred. Knowledge of Pathology Information System billing, and Tumor Conference preparation (all genres). Pathologist's Peer Review and CAP Anatomical Tumor Forms preferred as appropriate.

Required Minimum Skills: Computer skills and medical terminology with pathology specialty preferred. Demonstrates initiative, proficiency and good judgment to optimize the use of other allied healthcare providers' time. Highly organized, efficient, and multi-functional, with ability to work independently, as well as in a team. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent customer service skills. High motivation and success in working independently, and in a timely manner is required.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Pathology Transcriptionist, Healthcare , Douglasville, Georgia

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