Histology Transcriptionist PRN

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Christus Health Santa Fe, NM

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000138139306
AJE Ref #
576131444
Location
Santa Fe, NM
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Description



Performs medical transcription and secretarial support duties for Laboratory Pathologists and the Anatomic Pathology department.

Requirements



EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent required. Medical Terminology course, personal computer experience, and working knowledge of Microsoft Word software required.



CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Not applicable.



SKILLS: Must be a fast, accurate typist. Must have a thorough working knowledge of medical terminology. Must have an expert knowledge of English grammar and punctuation. Must have good communication skills.



EXPERIENCE: Pathology transcriptionist experience preferred.



NATURE OF SUPERVISION:

- Responsible to: Laboratory Director



ENVIRONMENT:

- Bloodborne pathogen -B (Occasional exposure in daily duties. Little expected risk, but may be exposed unexpectedly to potentially infectious materials. Exposure may be superficial and limited to a small amount of fluid.) Works in a well-lighted and ventilated, climate controlled area. May occasionally be exposed to biohazards, unpleasant sights, and odors. Works in an open area where there is a high noise level and many interruptions. Subject to mental stress associated with the need to transcribe pathology reports in a timely (same-day turnaround), accurate manner while coping with the constant interruptions and demands of a busy pathologist office. Mental stress from knowledge that all transcription and results reporting are vital to patient care.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: May be required to work more than a standard shift as dictated by workload, staffing, and equipment failure. Sitting for long periods of time in front of computer using sound ergonomic principles, standing, stooping and ambulation between all hospital departments and facilities. Requires good vision, hearing, depth perception and manual dexterity and some lifting of boxes. Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 pounds). Repetitive motion/transcription.