Transcriptionist - HSV

Huntsville - Alabama (AL),

Clearview Cancer Institute

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Medical Transcriptionists transcribe, proofread and edit complex technical, medical reports for a broad range of clinical specialties and departments using word processing equipment. Medical Transcriptions create permanent patient records documenting patient care, medical procedures and treatments.

Essential Job Functions

  • Receive pre-recorded audio notes from physicians.
  • Review audio recordings for content.
  • Transcribe recordings to type-written format using keyboard, computer, and audio control equipment.
  • Transcribe dictation for a variety of medical reports such as patient histories, physical examinations, and operations.
  • Review transcribed documents for accuracy and submit documents to medical records.
  • Translate medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms to ensure the accuracy of patient and health care facility records.
  • Transcribe a minimum of 100 documents per week.
  • Ability to complete work regularly and on time.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to operate word processing and transcription equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Must have understanding of medico legal implications and responsibilities related to the transcription of patient records.
  • Must be able to type quickly and accurately.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of English language rules.
  • Must be able to translate oral information into well-organized, accurately typed statements.
  • Must have excellent proofreading skills.
  • Must have excellent listening skills including the ability to hear and understand dialects and various accents.
  • Must be able to maintain a schedule and work well under little supervision.
  • Must be able to transcribe a minimum of 100 documents per week.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have at least (1) year experience in medical transcription.

Working conditions

This is a home-based position that works for a busy outpatient oncology/hematology clinic. No direct patient contact is required.

Physical requirements

This position requires that the employee be able to sit at a desk and work on a computer for up to eight hours a day. This position requires that the employee be able to work from home.


  • High School or better in General/Basics

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