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Transcriptionist Pathology

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Stuart
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

I. Basic Purpose:

Transcribes pathology reports, letters, and other recorded data using transcribing equipment, computer, typewriter, or word processing equipment.

II. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complies with established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agency provisions as required.

  2. Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers. Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of teamwork and collaboration.

  3. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  4. Prioritizes current dictation's by chronology or urgency. Assures no lost or missing reports by running and auditing the Entered Specimen List.

  5. Transcribes recorded material, including pathology reports, autopsy reports, addendums, letters, etc.

  6. Verifies accuracy of patient information, including name, hospital and medical records number, location in hospital, and patient file location.

  7. Makes entries on prescribed forms as needed (Quality Assurance, Frozen Section retros, etc.).

  8. Prepare, arrange for transportation and send out slides and blocks for consultation, specimens for special studies, and slides and blocks for special stains.

  9. Dispatches finished reports to designated persons for approval and signature, and delivers reports in a timely manner to the proper units.

  10. Duplicates documents and forms as directed and mails to outside individuals and agencies.

  11. Answers telephones, takes messages accurately, screens calls, and directs calls to appropriate personnel; provides varied information to callers.

  12. Assists in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

  13. Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings.

  14. Attends meetings as required.

  15. Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.

III. Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and education):

To effectively fulfill the requirements of this position a candidate must have a high school or equivalent; experience as a medical transcriptionist; knowledge of medical terminology; computer, typewriter and word processing skills; typing 60+ wpm.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Palm Beach , Transcriptionist Pathology, Other , Stuart, Florida

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