Medical Transcriptioner

Medical Language Specialist

Minimum - Bachelor Degree/B.A/B.B.A/B.Ed

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The tasks a Medical Transcriptionists is expected to perform include:

Using computer and transcribing machines with headset and foot pedal or voice to listen to the recordings

Carrying out programming tasks connected with the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software

Transcribing the dictated reports

Translating medical jargons and abbreviations into their expanded forms

Editing the reports and sending it to the dictator for review and signature or correction

Basic knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, etc.Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices

Proficient in English usage, grammar, punctuation, style and editing

Proficient in operating word processing equipment, dictation and transcription equipment and other equipment as specified

Ability to understand and apply relevant legal concepts like confidentiality clauses, etc.

Not applicable

Work independently

Ability to work under pressure

Excellent listening skills

Good hand-eye coordination

Good typing speed

Excellent written and oral communication skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Self-employment is also an option. In that case, working hours and days are flexible

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL) and Both Leg (BL)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include strained vision, back ache, obesity, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 17,000 per monthFor candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Future of Medical Transcription Industry in India

Medical transcription industry will continue to undergo metamorphosis change based on many contributing factors like advancement in technology, practice workflow, regulations etc. The evolution toward the electronic patient record demonstrates that, over time, documentation habits will change either through standards and regulations or through personal preferences.

India is the top outsourcing destination with primary advantages of low operating costs, well -educated and qualified talent pool with strong lingual capacity. Most of the work outsourced to India by U.S MT firms and hospitals focus primarily on quality work at the lowest cost. The work that is outsourced is generally the work done by US-based transcriptionists. These firms have found that the work can be completed in a timely fashion within the TAT with high quality from India at a savings of almost 50% and above. However, successful outsourcing to India still entails challenges which are firmly grounded in cultural differences between the countries lacks of quality the training and expertise in MT, Billing and Coding. Based on current industry trends, Medical Transcriptionists and other related professionals have good job prospects in Indian cities.

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