Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP

Medical Transcriptionist

US-HI-Aiea
1 week ago
Shift
40 hrs/wk, Primary: Days, M-F w/ Saturday Rotation (Schatzi P.)

Overview

The Medical Transcriptionist transcribes dictation for all affiliated hospitals laboratory sites into the company’s pathology laboratory information system in an accurate and timely manner

Responsibilities

Under general supervision of a Pathologist and other supervision, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures and guidelines, this position: 

  • Transcribes for all PPPI affiliated hospitals including outpatient reports
  • Accessions pathology cases as necessary into the CoPath lab information system
  • Assists in coding PPPI pathology specimens (ICD-9 and CPT codes)
  • Answers calls from hospital staff and clients
  • Sends out slides for consultation
  • Ensures that all reports are completed, printed and distributed in a timely fashion
  • Prioritizes and organizes dictation from various hospitals
  • Maintains open communication with supervisor, pathologists, and co-workers to ensure optimal operation of the department
  • Practices strict adherence to standard operating procedures
  • Develops high level of proficiency and continues to update knowledge through on–the–job training
  • Adheres to confidentiality, safety, compliance, and legal requirements
  • Maintains consistent and reliable attendance and complies with company guidelines on attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Capabilities

  • Light to moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 pounds)
  • Occasional pushing and pulling of objects
  • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
  • Frequent prolonged sitting
  • Must be able to hear, see and respond adequately
  • Use of hands and fingers
  • Extensive computer work 

Working Environment

  • Air conditioned office with minimal exposure to biohazard areas
  • Frequent exposure to video display terminals
  • Sufficient noise and interruptions to cause distraction
  • May be asked to work extended hours 

Skills/Abilities/Competencies 

  • Ability to type 75 wpm preferred
  • Perceive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material; Ability to see things from the customer’s/patient’s point of view and respond in a timely appropriate and courteous manner
  • Handle emergency situations with calmness and professionalism
  • Ability to work effectively with others and promotes positive working relationships
  • Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately
  • Understand meaning of words, ideas associated with them and their effective use
  • Understand instructions, reason, and make judgments
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy required
  • CUSTOMER-FOCUSED:  Aware of customer needs; makes decisions with customer in mind; builds strong customer relationships.
  • COMMUNICATOR:  Proactively conveys a clear, convincing, and timely message; possesses strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • PROBLEM SOLVER:  Uses data and logic to quickly find solutions to difficult challenges.
  • COLLABORATIVE: Works effectively with others to accomplish goals.
  • TECHNICALLY COMPETENT: Possesses and maintains the functional and technical knowledge and skills to successfully perform job.
  • QUALITY CONSCIOUS: Delivers accuracy and precision in work products; mindful of technical requirements, rules, and standards.
  • TIME-WISE: Prioritizes; respects others’ time; adheres to schedules and agendas.

Qualifications

  • High school degree or GED required
  • Medical terminology and computer data entry experience required
  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding required
  • Medical transcription courses highly desirable
  • Minimum one-year previous experience in pathology laboratory preferred
  • Computer literate with an ability to type at least 75 wpm
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice, including, but not limited to, criminal background check, health clearance and hospital compliance training
  • Successfully pass Company pre-employment drug test and periodic and random thereafter
  • Demonstrated and proven ability/experience in accomplishments in all of our five core values:
    • Shine
    • Team
    • Accurate
    • Respect
    • Standardize

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP/Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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