Medical Registration/Transcriptionist Clerk

Work Area: 
Records Management - Transcription
Base Site: 
Powell River General Hospital
Powell River
Temporary Part Time
End Date: 
Oct 20, 2018 or return of incumbent
Job Category: 
Health Information Management
Acute Care Hospital

Have you completed a program in medical transcription, have strong customer skills and have experience working in a medical setting? We are looking to hire a temporary part time Medical Registration/Transcriptionist Clerk to help support our hospital in Powell River. If you are available to work on a temporary part time basis, are looking to relocate or currently reside in Powell River and have strong medical transcription and customer service skills we want to hear from you!

Reporting to the Coordinator and/or designate, performs a variety of transcription and registration functions. Transcribes and edits medical dictation files for multiple clinical disciplines such as consultations or other health services related documents. Completes corrections on documents and generates corrected reports. Distributes reports to care providers and to paper/electronic health records. Responds to inquiries regarding status of transcriptions and monitors condition of equipment. Registers patients (including inpatients, outpatients, ambulatory care patients and emergency patients) in the computerized admission/discharge/transfer system. Processes admissions and discharges. Performs clerical duties related to the release of patient information for continuity of care in accordance with established procedures. Performs other related clerical duties as required. 

Grade 12, graduation from an approved program in medical transcription plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

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 operate related equipment.