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Virginia Mason Medical Medical Transcriptionist in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210356 Department: Pathology Office Hours: 12:00p - 8:30pIn thison siteMedical Transcription role you will work in Pathology to create and/or coordinate an accurate permanent record of documentation regarding patient medical treatment from provider dictation.Listen to technical medical dictation and transcribe and/or edit at an acceptable accuracy level in accordance with department standards.Listen to technical medical dictation and transcribe and/or edit at an acceptable production rate in accordance with department standards.Uses own discretion to independently trouble shoot work product issues and problems.May coordinate with assigned physicians or staff in Cancer Registry to assure correct patient materials are available for review at consultations or Tumor Board conferences.May perform miscellaneous office support activities, data entry, retrieval, route calls, visitors and answer questions.May prepare various written materials for physician use at conferences or for publication.May use own discretion to independently reprioritize work flow on a continuous basis.Participate in team activities and meetings.Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.Qualifications:Excellent command of English vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; the ability to type, operate a computer and adapt quickly to new software programs. Expert knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease pathology and treatment techniques, surgery process and instrumentation, and pharmacology as well as the ability to interpret technical jargon and translate abbreviations into their expanded forms. Ability to locate unfamiliar terms, patient identifiers and referring doctor addresses using written and on-line reference tools.Ability to perform word processing quickly and accurately. Ability to operate as part of a team. Mental agility and technical skill may be necessary for combining and rearranging materials from different sources.Previous medical transcription training and experience is required. High school diploma or GED is required for this position.Pathology Transcription experience strongly preferred.Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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