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Medical Transcriptionist - Medical Language Specialist and/or Supervisor

Physicians Laboratory Omaha, NE

Job Description

Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, the medical transcriptionist/medical language specialist and/or supervisor will oversee daily activities of the transcription department to optimize productivity.  This person will perform technical and clerical duties requiring a high degree of accuracy and independent judgment associated with pathology transcription.

Essential Functions


  • Transcribe all dictation of pathology reports, consultation letters and autopsies from the dictation system in a timely manner for completion and distribution to pathologists and clients.
  • Review and edit transcribed reports or dictated material for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology.
  • Return dictated reports in printed or electronic form for physician review, signature, and corrections.
  • Facilitate requested changes from clients or other staff personnel.
  • Complete and distribute amended, addendum and corrected reports as needed.
  • Respond efficiently and in a timely manner to client requests for microscopic slides and/or paraffin blocks for consultative purposes, maintaining a log of all information as specified by laboratory procedure.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all laboratory information according to laboratory policy.
  • Regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location is an essential function of this position.

The supervisor will:

  • Assign, schedule, and oversee the employees and work assignments of the Transcription Department. 
  • Generate quality analysis and productivity reports.
  • Write procedures for the department and provide training of all transcription staff.
  • Ensure that all physician dictation is completed correctly and promptly.
  • Act as a communication link between the transcription department, providers, and various supervisors.
  • Perform data entry and data retrieval services, providing data for inclusion in pathology reports and for transmission to Pathologists.
  • Complete a variety of clerical and administrative functions, such as handling incoming and outgoing mail and telephone calls, drafting correspondence, maintaining calendars, scheduling appointments, and organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files.

Job requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Prefer degree or certificate in Medical Transcription.
  • Knowledge of Anatomic Pathology Terminology.
  • Attention to detail is a high priority.
  • Computer skills and ability to learn new computer program software.
  • At least 1 year of transcription experience required, preferably pathology transcription.
  • A minimum of 1 year of management experience preferred for the supervisor position.
  • Good telephone communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Benefits eligible position

Physicians Laboratory Services, Inc is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer - qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin or any other legally protected basis.

Contact Kacey Moreland at 402-731-4145 with questions.

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Job Details

Date Posted March 4, 2020
Date Closes April 3, 2020
Address 4840 F St
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Transcription
Function Medical Transcription/Supervisor
Job Type Full-time Employee
Monday through Friday day shift
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 31-9094.00 Medical Transcriptionists
Zipcode 68117
Name Eunice Miller
Address 4840 F St
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68117
Phone 402-731-4145
FAX 402-731-8653

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Supervision
  • Team Management
  • Word Processing Fundamentals
  • Written English
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Typing
  • Word Processing
  • Transcriptionist

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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability