Medical Transcriptionist

Position Summary

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital Laboratory Department in Cranbrook is seeking Casual Medical Transcriptionist applications…. Apply Today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• Completion of an administered 5 minute typing certificate of 60wpm in the last 48 months from an approved institution (non-supervised tests are not accepted).;
• Your Medical Transcription Certificate – please note stand-alone courses in medical transcription are NOT equivalent to graduation from a Medical Transcription Certificate program;
• Your Resume indicating one year’s recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to work in which worksite(s), to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

*Important Note: The duties cannot be performed remotely and the successful applicant has to be available to work at the Hospital.

Typical duties and responsibilities include:
• Transcribes medical dictation for surgical, pathology, cytology, autopsy and bone marrow reports;
• Enters demographics and specimen information into the Laboratory Information System (LIS)
• Ensures content, grammar, punctuation and format are correct by clarifying inconsistencies;
• Performs basic trouble-shooting for dictation/transcription/speech recognition software systems;
• Assists physician inquiries regarding use of dictation equipment, status of jobs, or Stat dictation;
• Performs a variety of clerical duties: booking appointments; answering telephones; maintaining files and records; sending out slides, blocks and received material;
• Carries out assigned workload, maintaining turnaround times as per department standards and guidelines;
• Relays information related to procedures and services and responds to general inquiries on established processes and policies;
• Compiles, prints, and distributes statistical reports;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days – 07:30 to 15:30, 08:00 to 12:00

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

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Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Medical Transcriptionist Certificate from an approved program, plus
• One year's recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of an administered 5 minute typing certificate of 60wpm in the last 48 months from an approved institution (non-supervised tests are not accepted).

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 60 wpm.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. **

Comments

**Please submit a Medical TRANSCRIPTION Certificate and a 5 Minute typing certificate (min. 60 wpm within past 48 months) from an approved institution

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01781585

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH PATHOLOGY

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$24.20

Close Date:

JANUARY 31, 2023

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