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Crittenden Community Hospital has an immediate opening for Full-time Medical Transcriptionist.


Medical language specialist who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, prognosis, etc., in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.


1.Transcribes medical dictation
2.Operates designated work processing, dictation, and transcription equipment as directed to complete assignments.
3.Organizes and prioritizes assigned work, and schedules time to accommodate work demands, turnaround-time requirements, and commitments.
4.Maintains required records, providing reports as scheduled and upon request.
5.Provides administrative/clerical/technical support as needed and as assigned.
6.Works and communicates in a positive and cooperative manner with management and supervisory staff, medical staff, co-workers and other healthcare personnel, and patients and their families when providing information and services, seeking assistance and clarification, and resolving problems.
7.Promotes and participates in performance improvement activities.
8.Supports the corporate mission: “To provide quality, cost-effective health care in a positive and productive work environment.”
9.Adheres to the corporate values: Respect, quality service, teamwork, simplicity, and creativity.
10.Must attend all mandatory inservices.
11.Complies with all applicable state and federal laws and conducts job activities in an ethical manner as outlined in Crittenden Health Systems policies and procedures and in accordance with the standards and practices stipulated in the Corp. Compliance Plan.


1.Minimal education level of associate degree or equivalent in work experience and continuing education.
2.Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, surgery, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, pharmacology, and the various medical specialties as required in area of responsibility.
3.Knowledge of medical transcription guidelines and practices.
4.Excellent written and oral communication skills, including English usage, grammar, punctuation,and style.
5.Ability to understand diverse accents and dialects and varying dictation styles.
6.Ability to use designated reference materials.
7.Ability to operate designated word processing, dictation, and transcription equipment, and other
equipment as specified.
8.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
9.Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.
10.Ability to concentrate.
11.Excellent listening skills.
12.Excellent eye, hand, and auditory coordination.
13.Certified medical transcriptionist (CMT) status preferred.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time

Contact Information
Crittenden Community Hospital
520 West Gum Street
Marion, KY 42064
Phone: 270-965-5281

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