Pathology Transcriptionist PRN
Plano , Texas
September 07, 2017
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs the processing of all reports on surgical specimens and other specimen dictation by the pathologist. Performs the duties of all secretary work for the anatomical pathology department.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.

  • Transcribes dictation of pathology reports
  • Prepares pathology materials for disbursement
  • Prepares any reports for consultations
  • Attendance and being on time, ready to work your scheduled hours is an essential job function.


Education: High school diploma/GED preferred
Licensure/certification/registration: N/A
Experience: 1 year pathology transcription required
Special Skills & Qualifications: Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally and in writing.

AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED: No responsibility to treat or care for patients.

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The incumbent must manage stress appropriately, make decisions under pressure, manage anger/fear/hostility/violence, handle multiple priorities and be able to work alone.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The incumbent may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens. The incumbent will spend approximately 75% of their time indoors.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying articles. This position also requires that the incumbent, on some occasions, must be able to lift and/or carry items up to 25 pounds, push or pull items having a maximum weight of 50 pounds and be able to stoop, bend or kneel as necessary. During normal execution of the responsibilities of this job, the incumbent will sit approximately 80% of the time, stand 10% of the time and walk 10% of the time. This position will also require repetitive arm/hand movements and the incumbent must have visual acuity for near objects.

CONTACTS / INTERACTS WITH: Employees, Visitors, Patients, Management Staff, Physicians, Volunteers

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