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Medical Transcriptionist

Company: White Plains Hospital
Location: White Plains
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

White Plains Hospital Job DescriptionTitle: DocumentationSpecialistJob Code: 800503Department/Location: Department ofLaboratories-PathologyFLSA Status: Non ExemptReports to: Pathology OfficeManagerPosition SummaryResponsible for assisting pathologists with reporting needs such as transcribing, integrating reference lab reports in to LIS, addendums, amendments, etc. following departmental policies.Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.2. Types medical dictation of Pathology, Cytology, and Autopsy reports.3. Verifies correct ICD-10 and CPT-4 codes on Pathology reports.4. Enters and verifies PQRS codes on Pathology reports.5. Proofreads and edits all information pertaining to patient's specimen, clinical history, etc.6. Types intra-operative reports in to LIS.7. Types addendums on Surgical Pathology and Cytology reports.8. Types amendments on Surgical Pathology and Cytology reports.9. Types letters for pathologists' consultations.10. Types documents as directed by Medical Director and/or Pathologists.11. Types reference lab reports from reference lab websites.12. Creates and edits all canned text for gross and microscopic dictation.13. Assists with revising SOP's as directed by Pathology Supervisor.14. Create and revises documents/charts as it relates to the department needs.15. Scans all prognostic tumor marker reports, outside consultation reports, reference lab reports, etc.16. Accessions Pathology specimens as needed.17. Reviews outstanding case reports and alert pathologists of information related to pending cases to meet TAT guidelines.18. Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Medical Director/Pathologists and/or Supervisor.19. Handles Faxes and Phone calls.Education & Experience Requirements---High School Diploma.---College or Business School graduate preferred.---Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, diagnostic tests and knowledge ofEnglish grammar, spelling and punctuation; proficient in the use of word processing, dictation and transcription equipment.---A minimum of one year of transcription experience.Core CompetenciesFlexibilityOrganizedAdaptabilityAttention to DetailStress TolerancePhysical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment---May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.---Must be able to remain stationary for extended periods of time.---Requires frequent use of computers and other office equipment.Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below:---Neonatal (birth - 28 days) ---Patients with exceptional communicationneeds---Infant (29 days - less than 1 year) ---Patients with developmental delays---Pediatric (1 - 12 years) ---Patients at end of life---Adolescent (13 - 17 years) ---Patients under isolation precautions---Adult (18 - 64 years) ---Patients with cultural needs---Geriatric (> 65 years) --- All populations---Bariatric Patients with weight relatedcomorbidities---Non-patient care populationThe responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

Keywords: White Plains Hospital, White Plains , Medical Transcriptionist, Other , White Plains, New York

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