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Transcriptionist - Breast Health Institute - Sioux Falls, SD #5336332

Company: Sanford Health

Date: 08/10/2018

Category: Education / Training

City: Sioux Falls, SD

Job Title: Transcriptionist | Breast Health Institute | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals in a professional, accurate, and timely manner. Recognizes, interprets, and evaluates inconsistencies , discrepancies, and inaccuracies in medication dictation and appropriately edits, revises, and clarifies them without altering the meaning of the dictation or changing the dictator's style. Utilizes a digital dictation system, transcription system, and related software. Applies professional knowledge and uses critical thinking skills to transcribe dictation and/or edits speech recognized text. Uses medical transcription skills to distinguish dialects, medical terms, operative and pharmaceutical terms. Requires extensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, surgery, diagnostic tests, pharmacology and the various medical specialties in all healthcare settings. Requires knowledge of the purpose and content of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); protects private information. Uses reference materials appropriately. Must meet defined production and quality expectations of the position.


Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports, such as patient histories, physical examinations, emergency room visits, operations, chart reviews, consultation, or discharge summaries. Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology. Distinguish between homonyms and recognize inconsistencies and mistakes in medical terms, referring to dictionaries, drug references, and other sources on anatomy, physiology, and medicine. Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy. Produces written materials in business- and industry-specific technical language. Understands the importance of documenting patient health information. Makes sure to know organization-wide policy, procedures, and internal experts on confidentiality. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from HIPAA. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Strives for excellence in performance by surpassing established standards.


Full-time, 40 hours a week. 8:30-5 pm Monday-Friday.


Registered or Certified Healthcare Documentation Specialist preferred. Post-secondary education in Medical Secretary/ Medical Transcription or equivalent in work experience required. Two years medical transcription experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Revenue Cycle

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req22639

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