Medical Transcriptionist Jobs


Medical Transcriptionist Job Overview


Medical transcriptionist jobs involve listening to what doctors and other healthcare professionals say in voice recordings and then either typing those words into patients’ medical records or editing the transcription work done by speech-recognition software.

Along with medical histories, medical transcriptionists prepare discharge summaries, test results, reports about operations, referral letters and other medical documents.

To succeed in a medical transcriptionist career, you need to know grammar; recognize medical words and abbreviations; and understand anatomy, physiology, diagnostic tests, prescription medicines and medical assessments.

Medical transcriptionists, who are also called MTs or medical language specialists, work in hospitals or outpatient centers and for insurance companies or private dictation services. Some medical transcriptionists work in doctors’ offices where they also do other customer service tasks like answering phones, checking in patients and taking payments.

Medical Transcriptionist Education


Community colleges, trade schools and online colleges offer medical transcriptionist training. Community colleges offer an associate’s degree, which takes four semesters to complete, or a certificate, which takes two to three semesters.

Medical Transcriptionist Certifications


The entry-level medical transcriptionist certification is the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity’s Registered Medical Transcriptionist certification. With two years’ experience in an acute-care or multispecialty setting, you can take the association’s Certified Medical Transcriptionist exam.

Medical Transcriptionist Job Market


Medical transcriptionist employment will grow only 6 percent between 2010 and 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), much slower than most occupations. While aging Baby Boomers will increase the demand for healthcare services, improving speech-recognition technology is reducing the need for traditional medical transcriptionists whose work involves listening to recordings.

Some healthcare facilities offshore medical transcription work, but concerns about patient confidentiality limit this practice.

Medical Transcriptionist Salary


The median medical transcriptionist salary was $33,480 in 2011, the BLS says.
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508 Medical Transcriptionist jobs found on Monster.

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Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job? Ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Synernet, Inc., a leading provider of management and administrative services to healthcare organizations, is currently hiring full-time acute care MTs for second and third shift. The ideal candidate will also have Radiology and Pathology experience. This position would be Monday – Friday and would require rotating every third weekend (both Saturday and Sunday). A day prior to and after the weeken...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job? Ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Transcriptionist position are required to transcribe the dictations of physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc., in order to document patient care. Nexus Transcriptionists are required to type all medically dictated cases in chronological order of due time. Transcriptionists are r...
newtoday.jpg Medical/Health MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST To work in a doctor's office to transcribe & interpret dictation by physician in a timely manner. Call Pat at 850-785-1401 or 850-323-0183 Web ID#: 34308395...
Transcriptionist: ProHEALTH is one of the largest private multi-specialty medical practices in the Northeast and we have been serving the health needs of Long Island and the Greater New York Metropolitan area since 1997. Along with outstanding physician leadership, state-of-the art technology, and advanced clinical laboratories, ProHEALTH patients enjoy comprehensive and superior medical services...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job? Ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Job Description Transcribe medical reports of examinations performed in Department. Organize reports for distributing, perform other various clerical duties. *M Required Education 1. Computer/dictation experience required. 2. Pathology terminology required. 3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 4. Minimum 1 year job-related experience required....
Job Title: Transcriptionist Department/Group: Business Office/RCM Position Type: Hourly non-exempt Location: Panama City, FL Job Description Dermatology Solutions Group, LLC (“DSG”)provides professional management services tomedical practices of physicians and other medical providers specializing in the care of patients with skin diseases and disorders. Purpose: The Transcriptionist is ...
Medical transcription company has full, part time and weekend employment positions available. Work from Home. Experience required. Voice file download and HIPAA compliant fax capability. Please email resume....
Part-time position for an experienced Pathology Transcriptionist to work onsite at our main lab in San Luis Obispo, Monday-Friday afternoons, 20 hours per week. Responsibilities include: . Transcribe Surgical Pathology, Dermatopathology and Hematopathology . Transcribe addendum and/or amended reports . Type consultation correspondence . Other typing as designated by the Pathology Transcriptio...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide, including at numerous Phoenix-area hospitals. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal fo...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Medical Scribe Services (MSS) is an industry leader in providing comprehensive scribe staffing services to hospitals, emergency rooms and physician groups nationwide. Our scribe service gives doctors more time with their patients and makes the transition to electronic medical records seamless and efficient. Are you looking for a part-time job (ideal for health science students and those looking to...
Description Able to properly transcribe, print, route and file pathology and cytology reports. Perform miscellaneous secretarial duties and typing. Set work priorities. Answer the telephone. Fax or send reports. Maintain logs for referred specimens or procedures. Maintain documentation for departmental consultations. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a professional mann...

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Medical Transcriptionist

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $44,220.00
Typical Salary for Medical Transcriptionist
(201 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
26.5%
Associates
20.5%
Bachelor's
16.7%
High School
11.4%
Vocational
11.4%
Certification
10.6%
(132 Respondents)
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