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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Lab Histopathology
Category: Laboratory/Pathology
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 629805
Date Posted: 11/16/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position is an entry level medical language specialist who performs office administration functions and transcription of dictations for the department providing timely and accurate patient reports and information to both internal and external customers. This position receives regular review of completed work activities from the Manager, Anatomic Pathology, and does not supervise any other position.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provides a variety of administrative support functions for the department which includes: customer service (telephone and in-person); conference and on-call scheduling; coordinating, organizing, and maintaining files; microscopic slide filing; arranging for mail collection and distribution; to provide for optimum efficiency of the department.
  2. Reviews, edits, and formats reports to ensure consistently accurate patient records and associated information in accordance with all requirements, procedures, and standards.
  3. Gathers, summarizes, and analyzes data, information, blocks and slides as needed or requested for preparation of presentation materials, reporting, consultation and referral.
  4. Assists in clinical and hospital educational conferences and directives provided by the department which include conference scheduling, preparation, material collection, medical student/resident orientation, and managing presentation materials and files.
  5. Operates voice dictation and standard office equipment effectively and efficiently.
  6. Conducts accurate transcription of voice dictation to ensure timely delivery of patient reports in accordance with established department standards.
  7. Participates in educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels. Independently seeks learning opportunities as appropriate
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associate’s degree OR High School Diploma or equivalent coupled with one year of experience in a business setting. Required
2. Graduate of a medical transcription educational program. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. One year secretarial or administrative support experience. Required
2. Proficient with general medical terminology. Required
3. Pathology specific experience. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Medical transcription certification. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Fundamental computer skills to include typing, using a mouse, identify the basic components of a computer (keyboard, mouse, screen, etc.), understand menu bars, create, save and delete documents, operate the print function, and recognize icons (sound, internet, video, etc. Required
2. Basic computer skills to include ability to write, modify, and edit text using a word processing application, create and format simple spreadsheets, create basic presentations, know how to forward and cc emails, and understand how to search, assess search results, and download information from the internet. Required
3. Intermediate computer skills build to include a moderate understanding of Windows operating systems, graphics, spreadsheets, and databases. Required
4. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) Required
5. Typing/word processing at a rate of 60wpm. Preferred
6. Familiar with SunQuest CoPath. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
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