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Medical Transcriptionist

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 471778

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Transcriptionist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Persons in this position are responsible for the transcription of all patient-related medical reports, medical evaluations, letters and summaries dictated by clinic physicians and residents for inclusion in patient charts. Work is performed under pressure of deadlines. Employees have contact with physicians and staff at HSC.

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Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Transcribe and interpret the dictation of pathologists into pathology reports
  • Review and edit drafts prepared by speech recognition software, making sure that the transcription is correct, complete and has a consistent style
  • Translate medical abbreviations and jargon into the appropriate long form on reports
  • Identify inconsistencies, errors, and missing information within a report that could compromise patient care
  • Enter pathology reports into electronic health record system
  • Print facesheets and create coding sheets, scan and email to main pathology administration office
  • Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of PATHOLOGY medical terminology
  • 3 years PATHOLOGY transcription experience

HSC - El Paso

Pathology Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type
Part Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

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EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • High School
  • One year of medical transcription experience
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, correct spelling, punctuation and grammar; ability to type rapidly and accurately from dictating equipment
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Word processing capabilities

Position Specific Qualifications:
  • Pathology transcription experience

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