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Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 31-9094.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 37,150.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 17.00
- Currently, there are 54,070 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Medical Transcriptionists”.
Also Known As…
- Medical Transcriptionists
- Radiology Transcriptionist
- Medical Transcriptionist
- Medical Transcription Supervisor
- Medical Transcription
- Medical Transcriber
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Language Specialist
- Documentation Specialist
- Clinical Medical Transcriptionist
- Transcription Specialist
- Transcription Coordinator
- Transcribing Machine Operator
- Senior Medical Transcriptionist
- Registered Medical Transcriptionist
- Radiology Transcriptionist/Radiology Clerk
- Provider Scribe
- Pathology Transcriptionist
- Medical Transcription-Radiology
- Medical Transcription Editor
- Medical Stenographer
- Medical Record Transcriber
- Medical Coding Technician
- Medical Administrative Specialist
- Data Transcriber
- Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
- Certified Medical Transcriptionist
- Certified Medical Coder
- Certified Coding Specialist
Tasks for “Medical Language Specialist”
- Distinguish between homonyms and recognize inconsistencies and mistakes in medical terms, referring to dictionaries, drug references, and other sources on anatomy, physiology, and medicine.
- Receive patients, schedule appointments, and maintain patient records.
- Take dictation using shorthand, a stenotype machine, or headsets and transcribing machines.
- Produce medical reports, correspondence, records, patient-care information, statistics, medical research, and administrative material.
- Perform a variety of clerical and office tasks, such as handling incoming and outgoing mail, completing and submitting insurance claims, typing, filing, and operating office machines.
- Decide which information should be included or excluded in reports.
- Perform data entry and data retrieval services, providing data for inclusion in medical records and for transmission to physicians.
- Return dictated reports in printed or electronic form for physician's review, signature, and corrections and for inclusion in patients' medical records.
- Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports, such as patient histories, physical examinations, emergency room visits, operations, chart reviews, consultation, or discharge summaries.
- Translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms to ensure the accuracy of patient and health care facility records.
- Receive and screen telephone calls and visitors.
- Answer inquiries concerning the progress of medical cases, within the limits of confidentiality laws.
- Set up and maintain medical files and databases, including records such as x-ray, lab, and procedure reports, medical histories, diagnostic workups, admission and discharge summaries, and clinical resumes.
- Identify mistakes in reports and check with doctors to obtain the correct information.
- Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology.
Related Technology & Tools
- Personal computers
- Desktop transcribers
- Notebook computers
- Laser printers
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Transcribing equipment
- Laser facsimile machines
- Postage meters
- Desktop computers
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Word
- Data entry software
- Sylvan Software Complete Medical Pharmaceutical Spell Checker
- Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS
- Boston Bar Systems Corporation Sonnet
- SpectraMedi EasyFlow
- Bytescribe Development Company WavPlayer
- Emmaus MPWord
- Sylvan Software ShortCut
- Sylvan Software DropChute Pro
- Crescendo Systems DigiScribe-XL
- MedQuist DocQment Enterprise Platform
- FileMaker Pro
- Precision Data Solutions VoicePower
- PCC EHR
- Word processing software
- Medical terminology databases
- Crescendo Systems Corporation MedRite-XL
- Email software
- Spellex AccuCount
- Integrated Systems Management OmniMD
- Corel WordPerfect
- g-net solutions MTP
- Voice recognition software
- Allscripts Misys Healthcare Systems
- Microsoft Outlook
- dBASE Plus
- Calendar software
- Database software
- Spreadsheet software
- Microsoft Windows
- Electronic medical record EMR systems
- Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical
- Patient billing software
- Microsoft Excel
- SpeedUp Trans
- Narratek Smartype