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medical transcriptionist

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amanda panda

on 22 April 2010

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*Medical Transcriptionist* Medical transcriptionists who work in physicians' offices may have other office duties, such as receiving patients, scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, and handling incoming and outgoing mail Transcriptionists sometimes use speech recognition technology. They then format the reports; edit them for mistakes in translation, punctuation, or grammar; and check for consistency and any wording that doesn't make sense medically. hospitals medical library at home! in an office on a computer of course!!! you must work alone though, it's confidential information! in a laboratory understand and accurately transcribe dictated reports, medical transcriptionists must understand medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments. They also must be able to translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms. anantomy and physiology medical abreviations medical terminology completed postsecondary training in medical transcription offered by many vocational schools, community colleges, and distance-learning programs Wrist, back, neck, or eye problems caused by strain. Repetitive motion can cause injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The expectation to be accurate and work fast can cause stress as well. proper computer posture WHATCH OUT!!! Evironment other tools used in this profession are headphones with a microphone, a cumputer! DUH!!! and books such as spelling, medical terminology, and such. Attributes! WHY? because your working towards bigger and better things, or maybe because you love typing? You want to work alone but help people too- this may be the job for you!! Tools Medical Transcription jobs in Vermont may go by different names, such as Transcriber, Radiology Transcriptionist, Documentation Specialist, Medical Language Specialist, or even Transcription Supervisor. In Vermont Medical Transcriptionist usually make $31,000 and can make up to $40,000 per year. You can earn more if you work for yourself. Medical Transcription training and schools in Vermont offer both a 1-year certificate and a 2-year Associates degree. You must learn medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. You may take classes teaching you how to use/make word processors, spreadsheets, manage a database, type, edit, proofread, dictate, and how to use voice recognition software Most training programs are online, but there are sevral collges that offer these skills but not as majors.
Courses in this era are dwindling however, due to the replacement of employess with computer technology. Many Med. Tran. employees are loosing their jobs. Education one example of an online course is located at http://www.allalliedhealthschools.com/featured/med-transcription-as-online/?src=goo_ahs_082007_2400&s_kwcid=TC|15711|online%20medical%20transcription%20education||S|b|3035823234 Ready to work? Medical TranscriptionistDERMATOLOGY PRACTICE with 2 providers seeking an experienced medical transcriptionist who can multi-task and help with other office functions (answer phones, schedule appointments, and preform other office tasks). Will begin as a half-time position during training faze with transition to full time (4 days per week) in the future. Please email your resume to rutlandskin@gmail.com or fax to 802-773-...View Full Job DescriptionEmployee
Full TimeExperienced (Non-Manager)Healthcare Services Feb 17 Medical Transcriptionist I Rutland Regional Medical Center Rutland, VT
Medical Transcriptionist I Department: Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology ... and complete documentation of confidential medical record reports. Minimum Education...

Mar 24 Administrative Assistant II - Medical Rutland Regional Medical Center Rutland, VT
Serves as a transcriptionist and/or coder in conjunction with one more services offered ... Experience in healthcare environment performing medical transcription and/or coding... more

Advancement Once youve gained some experience, you may move on to supervisory positions, home-based work, editing, consulting, or teaching.You could even be the owner of a medical transcription businesses! With more education or training, some become medical record and health information technicians, medical coders, or medical record and health information administrators. sources http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos271.htm
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