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Medical Transcriptionist II (Clackamas)

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 755052 Date posted: 01/04/2019
Description:
Medical language specialist who interprets, edits, audits, transcribes and assures quality of dictated , speech-recognized , and clinician-created in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of health care services.



Essential Responsibilities:

- Acts as a healthcare documentation expert of speech-recognized or dictated information, or any type of clinician-created patient documentation. Applies knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology and English language through proofreading of medical documentation from originators. Identifies inconsistencies, discrepancies, misspellings and inaccuracies in the electronic medical record, medical dictation or other forms of documentation, seeking assistance when necessary. Flags reports requiring the attention of the manager/supervisor/designee. Uses reference materials appropriately and efficiently to facilitate the accuracy, clarity and completeness of a report without altering the meaning of the dictation or the author's style.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the medicolegal implications and responsibilities related to the documentation of patient records to facilitate the protection of the patient and the business/institution. Understands and complies with policies and procedures related to medicolegal matters, including confidentiality, amendment of medical records, release of information, patient rights, and medical records as legal evidence. Meets standards of professional and ethical conduct. Recognizes and reports documentation of concern to appropriate management personnel and Risk Management. Consults appropriate personnel regarding documentation that may be viewed as unprofessional, frivolous, insulting, inflammatory or inappropriate.
- Operates various computer software to complete assignments. Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the medical transcription department. Meets turnaround time requirements and commitments. Maintains required records, including time sheets and production logs, and submits reports as required.
- Performs other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum three (3) years of experience transcribing acute-care hospital dictation that includes the following work types: H&Ps, consults, operative reports, discharge summaries, imaging studies, and pathology reports.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience editing speech-recognized hospital dictation that includes the following work types: H&Ps, consults, operative reports, discharge summaries, imaging studies, and pathology reports.
Education
N/A
License, Certification, Registration
- CHDS, RHDS, and/or CMT required upon hire/transfer.


Additional Requirements:
- Able to accurately and consistently transcribe medical dictation in a production-oriented environment.
- Able to accurately and consistently edit speech-recognized medical dictation in a production-oriented environment.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Able to identify and solve problems related to producing healthcare documentation.
- Must pass timed transcription and speech-recognition editing tests in department.
- Must pass written editing skills test in department.
- Mastery level of knowledge of pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, surgery, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, and the various medical specialties as required in areas of responsibility.
- Mastery level of knowledge of English grammar, spelling, editing, composition and formatting of medical reports.
- Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word.
- Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Five (5) years- recent experience transcribing acute-care hospital dictation that includes the following work types: H&Ps, consults, operative reports, discharge summaries, imaging studies, and pathology reports.
- Three (3) years- recent experience editing speech-recognized hospital dictation that includes the following work types: H&Ps, consults, operative reports, discharge summaries, imaging studies, and pathology reports.
- Minimum of one (1) year recent experience as a clinician-created documentation integrity auditor.
- Ability to navigate in an Epic electronic health care record.
- Ability to utilize the eScription dictation/transcription platform.
- Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word.
- Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Regional Process Center 10220 SE Sunnyside Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 4:00 PM Working Hours End: 12:30 AM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 49 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Medical Records Department: Transcription Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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