Providence Health & Services Transcriptionist - Pathology in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Transcriptionist to Pathology for Full-Time Day Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.
Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.
We are seeking a Transcriptionist who will transcribe, edit and addend surgical (gross descriptions/microscopic diagnoses) and clinical reports. Provide secretarial support to medical / administrative staff. Channel physician / hospital staff interaction within the department. Take responsibility for clerical activities in Pathology office; is responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of patient reports/slide archives. Greet patients, physicians and other visitors and handles inquiries. Receive and process physician/patient requests for additional testing and/or outside consultations.
In this position you will:
Comply with hospital, department, and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care
Prioritize work and provide prompt and efficient service
Demonstrate competency in selected administrative skills, including but not limited to:
Transcribing, distributing, tracking and filing reports and billing
Answering telephones, greeting customers, handling inquiries, and maintaining messages in an organized manner
Maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of reports and files; performing clerical duties as needed
Maintaining accurate records, and communicating with medical and nursing staff to optimize patient care and diagnosis
Typing and distributing schedules
Responding to deviations from normal routine by implementing corrective action and resolving problems to achieve positive results
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own performance on team in regard to:
Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality
Positive public relation image and working relationships
Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence
Completing all mandatory requirements
Participate in the development and attainment of team, department, and hospital goals including:
Attending and participating in team meetings
Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects
Mission, vision and team ground rules
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Medical Terminology required; Pathology terminology desirable
Two (2) years business and private secretarial experience in transcription
Or two (2) years medical/pathology transcription experience
Type 65 wpm
Computer literate; strong in word processing
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate multiple tasks and requests
Friendly and polite approach to staff and public
Able to organize highly detailed work
Able to transcribe in highly active environment
Hospital Computer System
Computerized transcription System
Telephone, Fax machine, Photocopier, Typewriter
Physical Demands: Manual dexterity and mobility
Occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, and crouching
Moderate physical effort (lift / carry up to 25 lbs.)
Continuous hand / finger movement
Working Conditions: Exposed to noise, mechanical, electrical, chemical, and sharps hazards
May be exposed to infectious specimens
Prolonged viewing of computer screen
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years of college
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.
The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 252496