Job title :MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary
Do you have front-line clerical experience and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team?

Interior Health is seeking Medical Transcriptionists applications. The position transcribes, interprets and edits dictation for multiple clinical disciplines and diagnostic departments and performs related clerical duties. Apply Today!

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future casual vacancies. A qualified group of candidates will be identified. Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of one year.

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Five (5) Typing Test 60 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS 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.

This is a PATHOLOGY TRANSCRIPTION position USING FUSION DICTATION SOFTWARE and transcribes, interprets and edits dictation for multiple clinical disciplines, diagnostic departments and performs related clerical duties, such as:

• 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; assembling charts;
• Carries out assigned workload, maintaining turnaround times as per department standards and guidelines;
• Responds to inquiries for patient information;
• Compiles, prints, and distributes statistical reports.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days
Shift Times: 07:00 to 15:00, 07:30 to 15:30

Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week. However, once hired with Interior Health, you will have opportunity to apply to relief and permanent positions.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces….Be part of a dynamic team!

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 a Five (5) Typing Test at 60 wpm dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS 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

**Please submit a Medical TRANSCRIPTION Certificate and a 5 min Typing Test (min. 60 wpm within past 48 months) from recognized institution.**

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