High school level of knowledge necessary to read physicians' orders and transcribe them correctly. Secretarial/clerical courses preferred. Two years prior experience. Accurate spelling required. Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations. Must demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with all age groups. Must be able to keep calm under stress. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software, with minimum typing speed of 60 wpm. Ability to compose correspondence and proof assignments to ensure accuracy of documents. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written communication skills required. Detail attentiveness required. Must be self-motivated and willing to self-direct. Previous experience in a health care environment preferred. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments and projects with speed and accuracy. Able to work efficiently and effectively under time constraints. Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.