Medical Transcriptionists:

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.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $36,920.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 917
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Written Communication
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Integrity
Organization
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing Administrative Activities

Process medical records
Dictate correspondence to be recorded
Take messages, notes, shorthand, and dictation
Transcribe spoken or written information
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail
Retrieve files or charts
Perform clerical work in medical settings

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain dental or medical records
Record vital statistics or other health information
Record medical history
Process medical billing information


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Neurology
Certified Medical Technologist
Purchasing
Document Retrieval
Medical Terminology



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