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Medical Transcriptionist (ETS)

Company: Emory University Hospital
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:



  • Transcribes medical reports such as case histories and physicals, discharge summaries, operative reports, consultation reports, and similar medical reports from recorded dictation.
  • Proofreads, reviews and verifies dictation for accuracy and quality against established standards.
  • Corrects errors in spelling, medical record numbers, patient name, types of procedures, dates, punctuation and grammar without changing the meaning of sentences.
  • Corrects documents based on physician changes.
  • May assign appropriate diagnostic or billing codes.
  • Copies and mails copies of documents to referring physician, families, medical records, etc. as required after obtaining physician approval.
  • Regularly tests dictation equipment; discusses appropriate repairs with service representative and schedules preventive maintenance.
  • Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
  • Assists in training new employees; reviews new procedures and organizational requirements for transcription.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of medical transcription experience.
  • The ability to type or keyboard 50 accurate words per minute.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.



NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee

Additional Details

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Keywords: Emory University Hospital, Atlanta , Medical Transcriptionist (ETS), Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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