MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS (VARIOUS INTERIOR OF BC SITES)
INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
Canada
4d ago

Position Summary

Do you have front-line clerical experience and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team?

Interior Health is seeking Medical Transcriptionists applications. The position transcribes, interprets and edits dictation for multiple clinical disciplines and diagnostic departments and performs related clerical duties. Apply Today!

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future casual vacancies. A qualified group of candidates will be identified.

Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of one year.

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered :

  • A current Typing Test 60 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
  • Your Medical Transcription Certificate please note stand-alone courses in medical transcription are NOT equivalent to graduation from a Medical Transcription Certificate program;
  • Your Resume indicating one year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • A Cover Letter stating your availability to work in which worksite(s), to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
  • Certificates / Diplomas / Transcripts must be from accredited Schools / Colleges / Universities.
  • Important Note : The duties cannot be performed remotely and the successful applicant has to be available to work in the following worksites :

  • Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, BC
  • Offers services including core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care

    Medical Transcriptionist work hours, Rotating Days 0700 1500; 0800 1600; 0900 1700.

  • Penticton Regional Hospital in Penticton, BC
  • Regional hospital offers services including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic / paramedical services.

    Medical Transcriptionist work hours, Rotating Days 0700 1500; 0730 1530; 0830 1630; 0900 1700.

  • East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC
  • Regional hospital offering services that include core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, Level 3 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care.

    Medical Transcriptionist work hours, Rotating Days, Evenings 0730 1530; 0800 1600; 0830 1630; 0900 1700, 1600 2400.

  • Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC
  • Regional hospital offers services including core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, Level 2 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care, psychiatry, and chemotherapy.

    Medical Transcriptionist work hours, Rotating Days, Evenings 0730 1530; 0800 1600, 1600 2400.

    Please note : Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

    Applicants can expect to perform the following duties :

  • Ensure content, grammar, punctuation and format are correct by clarifying inconsistencies;
  • Perform basic trouble-shooting for dictation / transcription / speech recognition software systems ;
  • Assist physician inquiries regarding use of dictation equipment, status of jobs, or Stat dictation;
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties : booking appointments; answering telephones; maintaining files and records; assembling charts;
  • Carry out assigned workload, maintaining turnaround times as per department standards and guidelines;
  • Respond to inquiries for patient information;
  • Compile, print, and distribute statistical reports.
  • Qualifications

    Education, Training and Experience :

  • Grade 12,
  • Medical Transcriptionist Certificate from an approved program, plus
  • One year's recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Completion of a Typing Test at 60 wpm dated within the past 24 months and must be issued from a valid institution only.
  • ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)

    Skills and Abilities :

  • Ability to keyboard at 60 wpm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

    Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.

    Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Be part of a dynamic team!

    ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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