UT Health Medical Transcriber - Department of Neurosurgery in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Medical Transcriber - Department of Neurosurgery
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Healthcare Support Services
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 2100033K
Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX
Position Type: Full Time
We are in search of a Medical Transcriber to join our Neurosurgery team as part of our Department of Neurosciences. The Medical Transcriber would provide oral and written translation of diverse patient care-related material, adhere to UTHN assigned metrics, and uphold the core values of our team. Our group has a passion for creating positive patient interactions and we are seeking a team member that is dedicated to caring for the well-being of others. This opportunity will also allow for continued growth and development within a multispecialty, comprehensive neurosciences clinic.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Takes notes during patient interview, exams and meetings with health care provider. Records the use of interpreters during visits. Enters patient information and other patient records and documents into Allscripts and Care4 programs within institutional time requirements.
Provides written translation of patient histories and other medical reports, patient education and instructional material, advance directives, medical documents and other institutional publications.
Provides oral translation of discussions related to patient referral, new patient registration, financial evaluation, patient assessment, treatment planning, admissions, discharge, and other clinical and healthcare-related discussions.
Interprets clinical, financial, psychosocial and ethical discussions related to patient care activities.
Ensures external medical records are received prior to patient appointments.
Partakes in the patient discharge process.
Performs on-call translation duties requiring immediate response to electronic paging.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred, but not required.
- Associate degree or relevant work experience in lieu of degree.
Two years of relevant experience.
Previous Neurology experience is highly preferred, but not required.
- Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
- This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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