Medical Transcriber Path PRN
Riverside , California
November 22, 2017
Founded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital is a 373 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Position Summary:
This position performs a variety of secretarial tasks in support of physicians and other allied healthcare providers. The position is accountable for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all documents. Tasks include but not limited to transcribing medical or non-medical dictation and correspondence; maintaining care provider calendars; scheduling meetings; answering telephones, and providing related follow-through; process all routine or consultation send outs as well as pathology subpoenas; maintain the medical record; filing; preparing reports, meeting minutes, and presentation materials; and maintaining records (i.e., continuing medical education, tumor board etc.) As a medical secretary in this area, transcribing pathology reports into Meditech software program, ordering additional testing, apply applicable billing, efficiently obtain pathologists for frozen sections and timely obtaining cytotechnologist for rapid FNA evaluations are daily activities. Routinely serves as a resource and mentor to others as opportunities arise. Must demonstrate initiative, proficiency, and good judgment to optimize the use of physician's and other allied healthcare provider's time. Strong organizational and communication skills and a commitment to quality and excellence in service are important components of the role.
Position Requirements:
  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience:
    • This position requires formal medical secretary and/or transcriptionist training (minimum of six credits of medical transcription) or a minimum of two years recent office experience which included medical transcription. Must successfully complete a RCH medical transcription test.
    • This position also requires experience in interpersonal and telephone communication skills regarding frequent physician questions or inquiries regarding pathology cases. This specifically requires a working knowledge of how pathology tissues are handled and specific outsourced testing procedures and protocols.
Special Qualifications:
Requires excellent application of grammar, punctuation, and English usage. Should be able to understand diverse accents and speech variations. Must have computer experience and possess proficiency on technical office equipment (computer, printer, dictation equipment, phone system, fax machine, etc.). Must possess a high-level skill in organization, clerical aptitude, and attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal relations. Requires good decision-making and judgment. Requires the ability to prioritize work and follow through independently, handle a variety of tasks, and work collaboratively and professionally. Must be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Medical secretary and/or transcriptionist work experience, experience with secretarial/clerical software, and ability to work with numbers and statistics, preferred.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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