DSHS CSTC Medical Transcriptionist 2- Lakewood, WA

Employer: State of Washington Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated Medical Transcriptionist to join our team at the Child Study Treatment Center. This is an ideal job to expand your experience in a rewarding career in Transforming Lives.

This is a part-time job working 32 hours per week; Tuesday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

You’ll ensure accurate completion of patient health records while providing excellent customer service to current and former patients, families, and staff. You’ll transcribe, proofread and edit detailed medical reports from a broad range of medical specialties utilizing word processing software and a machine dictation system and/or other voice recording equipment.

Some of what you'll do:
- Transcribe medical and clinical documents including psychiatric and social work intake reports, treatment plans, psychological evaluations, discharge summaries, and other medical reports
- Code patient diagnoses using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and DSM-5
- Notify staff of deficiencies and delinquencies in required paperwork
- Maintain information in a report-tracking system
- Copy and distribute completed medical record reports
- Process release of information requests
- Assist medical staff with requests for medical record documents, information, and statistics

We’re looking for someone with:
- Completion of a two-year college or vocational medical secretary program, or accredited medical transcriptionist program, or equivalent.
OR
- High school graduation or GED equivalent and 2 years of typing experience, including one year of occupational-level medical transcription utilizing terminology of multiple body systems or in a multi-specialty department.

Desired:
- Knowledge and expertise in medical and psychiatric terminology, transcription skills, and experience using word processing software
- Skills using Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word
- Ability to keyboard or type accurately at a net speed of 50 words per minute or faster

If you have questions about the application process, email Anthony Distefano, Recruiter, at distear@dshs.wa.gov and reference job number 13019

Per Governor Inslees’ Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Supplemental Information:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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Location: Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3299172/dshs-cstc-medical-transcriptionist-2
Base Pay: $16.83 - $21.79/ HR

Posted on November 09, 2021

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