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Transcriptionist (On-Call)

Company: Northwest Pathology, PS
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY THIS POSITION IS ON-CALL ONLY. This is a professional position of great importance to the company and performs work of a sensitive and highly confidential nature. The transcriptionist is responsible for the daily, timely, accurate, professional typing of pathology reports and correspondence as required. The transcriptionist must coordinate with the pathologists, client service associates and other transcriptionists to ensure that reports and letters are typed properly and ready for release by the pathologists. Northwest operates on a 24/7/365 basis; individual may be required to work various shifts, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Schedule flexibility with and without advanced notice is required. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES --- Transcribe pathology reports daily. --- Transcribe business letters as directed by the pathologists. --- Coordinate with other transcriptionists to ensure timely, accurate reports. --- Performs other duties as assigned and may also assist others to complete tasks and work assignments EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/LICENSE High School Diploma or equivalent required; college degree is a plus Active and valid US State-Issued Driver---s License Driver---s License with acceptable motor vehicle record as defined and approved by NWP-NWL vehicle insurance carrier. Medical Terminology Course(s). EXPERIENCE Minimum 1 year of experience preferred. Laboratory and/or healthcare environment experience is a plus. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Word --- Experience with Medical Software. --- Minimum of 60 wpm. Exhibits patience and approachability, sets positive tone and example for team member behavior, work ethic & quality, abilities, skills and overall performance. Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality at all levels; acts with high integrity. Establishes and maintains solid interpersonal relationships with team members across all levels of an organization. Demonstrates and facilitates professional communication skills; must be able to understand, listen, write and speak fluently, professionally, and, effectively in the English language. Motivated, responsible and organized self-starter who excels at time management, timely follow-up, meeting commitments, and, possesses a passion for continuous learning and improvement. Strong attention to detail, analytical, research and problem-solving skills. Pro-active ability to identify, assess, improve/refine and solve complex challenges, processes and/or situations. Ability to successfully work collaboratively within a team as well as independently with minimal supervision. Flexible and able to thrive in a fast paced, high growth, team-based environment while successfully handling competing and ever-changing priorities and responsibilities with frequent interruptions. Solid track record of taking responsibility and holding one---s self accountable for high quality task deliverables within established deadlines. Effective facilitation, collaboration, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities. Exhibit personal presentation in a professional manner as it relates to appearance, communication and actions. Proficient software/computer skills utilizing various applications which includes, but is not limited, to the following: MS Windows, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, health care database/systems, etc. Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality. Focused on overall NWP team success vs. solely on individual success. WORKING CONDITIONS We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards. The organization has several processes in place to communicate with leadership and expects that employees will have a commitment to integrity and uncompromising values. This position works in a demanding, fast-paced office and lab environment with the need to meet daily workload requirements. Incumbent may be exposed to chemicals and requires the use of personal protection equipment and universal precautions. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers/keyboards/mice, printers, phones, mobile devices, photocopiers, filing cabinets, fax machines, etc. The noise level in the office work environment varies from moderate to loud. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; grasp and/or reach with hands and arms; repetitive movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity and ability to adjust focus to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; reading reports, various forms charts or records, transcribing; viewing computer monitor(s); extensive reading; and legally operate a motor vehicle. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties and/or work various shifts as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Keywords: Northwest Pathology, PS, Bellingham , Transcriptionist (On-Call), Other , Bellingham, Washington

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