Medical Transcriptionist (ETS)
Company: Emory University Hospital
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
- 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
- Regularly tests dictation equipment; discusses appropriate
repairs with service representative and schedules preventive
- Reports equipment problems to supervisor.
- Assists in training new employees; reviews new procedures and
organizational requirements for transcription.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- One year of medical transcription experience.
- The ability to type or keyboard 50 accurate words per
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
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.
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