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Health Records Transcriptionist
Job Competition Closed
Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 2013-301
Closing Date: Jan 06, 2014
Pay Rate: $24.32 to $30.78 hourly
Employment Status: Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 75 Hours Biweekly
Reporting to the Manager, Admissions and Discharges (A&D) and Health Records, the Health Record Transcriptionist transcribes medical staff dictation in an expedient and timely manner; ensures completeness and accuracy of health record documentation; provides support to the Health Records department and performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge and skills required for this position are as follows:
Excellent knowledge of medical terminology with the ability to accurately spell medical terms
Knowledge of MS Office products Word, Excel and Outlook
Excellent knowledge of office practices and procedures
Knowledge of Acts, Ordinances and Regulations
Keyboarding skills of 70 words per minute
Excellent verbal and written skills including English usage, grammar, punctuation, style and editing
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to use office equipment
Ability to understand diverse accents and dialects and varying dictation styles
Ability to use designated reference materials including dictionaries, directories and the Internet
Ability to work under extreme pressure with time constraints and constant interruptions with minimal supervision
Ability to set priorities
Ability to pay attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness, concentrate at a high level and work independently and make good judgments
Cross cultural awareness.
The successful applicant will have grade 12 and post secondary certification in medical transcription (1 year program consisting of 8 months schooling and 6 weeks practical experience). Previous work experience in the Health Care field is considered desirable for this position.
Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.
How to Apply:
Quoting competition #2013-301, email your resume by 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 to:
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