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Medical Stenographer - St. Paul’s Hospital
Reference #: 80684
1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Reporting to the Supervisor, Medical Stenography, transcribes a variety of medical reports into a computer system from dictation or hand written materials, retrieves computerized patient results and documents location of slides and reports for multi-sites of Providence Health Care. Processes referred in and referred out slide, block and report requests. Performs a variety of clerical duties such as reception, sorting and distributing mail and responding to general inquires.
Duties and Accountabilities:
- Transcribes medical dictation such as medical reports from dictation or handwritten draft.
- Processes and documents the location of referred in and referred out slides and reports. Pulls slides and reports for Pathologists, medical staff and outside institutions in accordance with departmental guidelines.
- Records the entering and exiting of slides and reports in the computer, retrieves results, and requests reports to be printed from the computer system.
- Organizes and files slides as well as corresponding reports.
- Performs clerical and reception duties such as answering telephone calls, responding to general inquiries, taking and relaying messages, and referring calls as appropriate. Sorts and distributes the mail.
Education, Training and Experience
- Grade 12.
- Graduation from an approved program in medical stenography.
- One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to type at 60 w.p.m.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Ability to deal with others effectively
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
- Ability to operate related equipment
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