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Medical Transcriptionist I (Per Diem) - Tucson, AZ - req10259 in Tucson, AZ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

8am - 5pm 


Responsible for transcribing specialty dictation from all members of the medical/clinical staff via recorded dictation and sorts/files copies of transcribed reports. Performs other clerical duties as required.


1. Primarily responsible for transcribing gross description and may transcribe microscopic diagnosis and other clinical information into LIS
2. Make corrections/edits to reports, as per Pathologist instructions
3. Provide verbally, STAT and malignant results to clients, as applicable
4. Obtain patient clinical history, as applicable
5. May participate in training of new staff members
6. Prepare outside consultation cases for send-out to client, as applicable
7. Maintain Send-out/Consultation log, as applicable
8. May select pathologist QC cases (PASR)
9. May assign CPT codes, once required training is completed and documented
10. Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct problem or immediately notify general supervisor, technical supervisor or director
11. Understand and follow all applicable standard operating procedures for job-related responsibilities, to include Pathologist Electronic Signature Guidelines SOP
12. All other duties as assigned


1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Knowledge of Medical Terminology
3. Strong Data Entry skills
4. Good clerical, organizational, phone and communication skills
5. 0-3 years transcription experience