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Transcriptionist- PT- Day

Hackensack Meridian Health
United States, New Jersey, Hackensack
Jul 08, 2023

Transcriptionist- PT- Day

Job ID

Non-Invasive Cardiology

Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location


Position Type
Part-time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week


Shift Hours

Weekend Work
Every Other Weekend

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
Every Other Holiday


How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Transcriptionist is responsible for transcribing all reports necessary for comprehensive and single evaluations for inclusion in medical records.


A Day in the Life of an Trancscriptionist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

    Transcribes original medical dictation through the application of the competencies specified in the categories of English language usage, technology and medical knowledge as appropriate.
  • Operates designated word processing, dictation, and transcription equipment.
  • Recognizes, evaluates, and interprets inconsistencies, discrepancies, and inaccuracies in medical dictation and appropriately edits, revises, and clarifies them while transcribing without altering the meaning of the document or changing the dictator's style.
  • Proof reads and corrects transcribed medical reports.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the medical/legal implications and responsibilities related to the transcription of patient records to protect the patient and the institution, including confidentiality, amendment of medical records, release of information, patients' rights, medical records as legal evidence, informed consent, etc.
  • Adheres to the Standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, one-year business school.
  • One year transcribing experience.
  • Word processing, type 60-70 words per minute, transcribe from Dictaphone.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

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