Medical Transcriptionist

Position Summary

Who Are We Looking For?
The Vernon Health Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Project Part-time Medical Transcriptionist to join their team in Vernon B.C until Nov 30, 2023. This position works Tuesday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00.

What Will You Work On?
In this role you will perform a variety of Transcription duties including typing, transcribing and editing dictated reports, clinical notes, forms assessments, letters, etc. using approved transcription and speech recognition software. You will be responsible for ensuring content, grammar, punctuation and format are correct by clarifying inconsistencies with the dictating physician, reviewing reference material or referring to the administrative services supervisor.

In addition you will verify and confirm report information against transcribed reports/ or Healthcare information systems and ensure client record security and confidentiality is maintained. Administrative duties will include retrieval of requisitions and distribution of transcribed reports as well as basic trouble shooting of transcription related software along with supporting general administrative office operations.

What should your application include?
-Certificate in Medical Transcription from an approved institution
-Valid 5 minute Typing test of 60 wpm taken within 48 months from an approved institution (non- supervised tests are not accepted)
-Your Resume
-A Cover letter stating your availability to start in a new position

How Will We Help You Grow?
Interior Health offers excellent benefits for Permanent and Temporary staff and many opportunities to maximize your skills.

We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

If you are an experienced Medical Transcriptionist and want to be challenged in your role while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!

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Education, Training & Experience:
Grade 12, plus graduation from an approved program in medical transcription, plus one (1) years' recent, related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
Ability to type 60 wpm.
Ability to use applicable computer equipment and software.
Knowledge of general office procedures.


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 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.

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$20.50 - $22.64

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