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Quest Diagnostics

Medical Transcriptionist I



Full Time

On Site


Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

Medical Transcriptionist I - Pompano Beach,FL - Monday-Friday (Rotational Saturday)

Responsible for transcribing specialty dictation from all members of the medical/clinical staff via recorded dictation and sorts/files copies of transcribed reports. Performs other clerical duties as required.

  • Primarily responsible for transcribing gross description and may transcribe microscopic diagnosis and other clinical information into LIS
  • Make corrections/edits to reports, as per Pathologist instructions
  • Provide verbally, STAT and malignant results to clients, as applicable
  • Obtain patient clinical history, as applicable
  • May participate in the training of new staff members
  • Prepare outside consultation cases for send-out to the client, as applicable
  • Maintain Send-out/Consultation log, as applicable
  • May select pathologist QC cases (PASR)
  • May assign CPT codes, once required training is completed and documented
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct problem or immediately notify general supervisor, technical supervisor or director
  • Understand and follow all applicable standard operating procedures for job-related responsibilities, to include Pathologist Electronic Signature Guidelines SOP
  • All other duties as assigned


Required Work Experience:


Preferred Work Experience:

0-3 years transcription experience

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects: Objects 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally; objects 36 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted or carried and objects over 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance. 
  • Ability to stand and work at the bench for long periods of time. 
  • Frequent walking and/or standing. 


Knowledge of Medical Terminology


  • Strong Data Entry skills
  • Good clerical, organizational, phone and communication skills

High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)