Clinical Transcriptionist Sample Resume

Andrea Cohen
1234 Post Oak Drive
Tracy, CA 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556
  Objective: Seeking to obtain a Clinical Transcriptionist position that is challenging within a medical facility that offers me the opportunity to grow based on dedication and proven ability.   Qualification Summary: Strong ability to type accurately at an average speed of at least 150 lines per hour. Extensive knowledge in medical terminology and an excellent command of the English language. Ability to use designated professional reference materials. Ability to operate word processing equipment, dictation and transcription equipment, and other equipment as specified, work under pressure with time constraints, concentrate. Excellent listening and communication skills. Excellent eye, hand, and auditory coordination. Ability to understand and apply relevant legal concepts.   Education: La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA
BA, Psychology
June 2004

Pierce Junior College, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Degree, Applied Sciences
May, 1997   Work Experience: Clinical Transcriptionist,
Creek Medical Hospital, Tracy, CA
June 2005? present

Responsibilities included: recognizing inconsistencies and mistakes in medical terms, referring to dictionaries, drug references, and other sources on anatomy, physiology, and medicine, identify mistakes in reports, and checking with doctors to obtain the correct information, performing data entry and data retrieval services, providing data for inclusion in medical records and for transmission to physicians, producing medical reports, correspondence, records, patient-care information, statistics, medical research, and administrative material, returning dictated reports in printed or electronic form for physicians' review, signature, and corrections, and for inclusion in patients' medical records, review and editing transcribed reports or dictated material for spelling, grammar, clarity, consistency, and proper medical terminology.   Medical Transcriptionist,
Tracy Medical Facility, Tracy, CA
May 2003 ? May 2005

Took dictation using either shorthand or a stenotype machine, or using headsets and transcribing machines; converted dictated materials or rough notes to written form, transcribed dictation for a variety of medical reports such as patient histories, physical examinations, emergency room visits, operations, chart reviews, consultation, and/or discharge summaries, translated medical jargon and abbreviations into their expanded forms to ensure the accuracy of patient and health care facility records. Other duties included answering inquiries concerning the progress of medical cases, within the limits of confidentiality laws, performing a variety of clerical and office tasks, such as handling incoming and outgoing mail, completing and submitting insurance claims, typing, filing, and operating office machines, receiving patients, schedule appointments, and maintain patient records and setting and maintaining medical files and databases, including records such as x-ray, lab, and procedure reports, medical histories, diagnostic workups, admission and discharge summaries, and clinical resumes.   References: Available upon request