Location: Louisville, KY Salary: US$ 18 - US$ 21 per hour Date Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Job Type: Permanent Reference #: S_485521 Questions? email@example.com Specialty: Randstad USA Administration apply now Description Randstad has an exciting opportunity in the Louisville area as a Medical Transcriptionist! This position is for a medical language specialist who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc, in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.Primary Job Responsibilities and Tasks- Decide which information should be included or excluded in reports.- Distinguish between homonyms, and recognize inconsistencies and mistakes in medical terms, referring to dictionaries, drug references, and other sources on anatomy, physiology, and medicine.- Identify mistakes in reports, and check with doctors to obtain the correct information.- Perform data entry and data retrieval services.- Produce medical reports, correspondence, records, patient-care information, statistics, medical research, and administrative material.- Return dictated reports in printed or electronic form for physicians' review, signature, and corrections, and for inclusion in patients' medical records.- Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for any errors.- Take dictation using either shorthand or a stenotype machine, or using headsets and transcribing machines; then convert dictated material or rough notes to written form.- Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports.- Translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms to ensure the accuracy of patient and healthcare facility records.- Perform a variety of clerical and office tasks.- 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.Working hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PMSkills:Knowledge- Understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to understand and accurately transcribe dictates reports. Translate medical abbreviates into their expanded forms.Skills- Ability to convey information effectively to others- Effectively communicate in writing as appropriate to the needs of the audience Abilities:- Time management- Self starterExperience: 1-2 years related experienceEducation: High School Diploma or equivalent required; Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) status preferredRandstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.