Medical Transcriptionist

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA
Job Description

Job Title: Medical Transcriptionist

Job ID: 692440

Status: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Shift: Day Job

Facility: UPMC Presbyterian

Department: Radiology Support Transc

Location: 450 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213



UPMC is looking for an individual to join their team as a Medical Transcriptionist! This role will provide quality and timely medical transcription services to authorized users of the entity's dictation system. Experience editing with a voice recognition program is preferred.

The position is full time, Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm. This position will have rotating weekend shifts.


* Device Maintenance Maintain UPMC lock down PCs in working order in compliance with all UPMC computer policies and guidelines.

* Present any malfunctioning computer equipment for repair.

* Present computer equipment for upgrades, installs, program changes as required.

* Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

* Edit all reports that are presented for correctionsusing the PS360 editing system.

* Productivity and QualityMust maintain a personal quality score of 98% or better per pay period.

* Must produce an average line count of 225 lines/hour at home and 200 lines/hour in office.

* Maintain a departmental TAT of 30 minutes or less for stat exams and under two hours for all other exams.

* WorkflowEdit all reports that are presented for corrections using the PS360 editing system.

* In office staff is responsible for answering and directing phone calls and faxing reports to requesting physicians as appropriate.

* Notify the appropriate message group for any invalid status issues.

* Edit dictated DXAs exams, insert the appropriate template, forward exam to leads for data entry.

* Maintain daily records of work time vs. down time and forward to supervisor at conclusion of each work shift.

* Maintain personal knowledge of departmental requirements, quality guidelines, procedures and policies.

* Type Magee perinatal cardiology daily and overflow Magee OB ultrasound work as needed.

* Perform the USA Radiology Transcription procedure as needed.


* Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent .

* Two years medical transcription experience or graduate of an approved Medical Transcription Training Program.

* Proficient in Medical Terminology, and Anatomy and Physiology.

* Must be able to hear, read, communicate, and understand the English language.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

* Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Salary Range: $14.53 to $22.86

Union Position: No

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