Pathology Transcriber

Job Title



Health care Sector


New York, Stati Uniti


Gross remuneration € Yearly

Job Type


Working hours

Full time

Study Title

High School Diploma

Job Description

Job Title: Pathology Transcriber, Full-time

Location: Teaneck, NJ

Department: Histology

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: Accurately transcribes medical/pathology dictation from Dictaphone system, answer phones, prepare material for additional testing, consultation and legal cases; file and pull slides when needed.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent required and Medical Secretarial School or equivalent.

Skills: Excellent typing skills, working knowledge of dictation equipment and personal computers (medical and pathology terminology essential)

Experience: Prior experience in medical/pathology transcription is required.

Essential Functions of the Job:

* Answers phone in a clear, concise and professional manner. Takes and relays accurate messages.

* Answers questions from patients, visitors, vendors and staff in a courteous manner.

* Reports confidential patient diagnoses to physicians in a professional manner. Faxes reports to offices.

* Maintains confidentiality of patient information and complies with communications code.

* Accurately transcribes reports of pathology specimens from dictation in a timely manner.

* Operates and maintains dictation, transcription, computer and photocopy equipment.

* Files pathology reports, requisition slips and microscopic slides. Copies and distributes reports. Uploads appropriate final reports to hospital information system (HIS).

* Compiles Radiology reports and films, Pathology reports and slides (and/or blocks) and forwards for outside consultation.

* Prepares, sends and receives blocks and slides for referral lab testing.

* Acts as an Administrative Assistant to Pathologists.

* Follows departmental and Hospital policies and procedures, including Universal Precautions, safety, Hospital and Laboratory policies and procedures.

* Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

* Cooperates with laboratory staff to achieve laboratory goals and maintains good employee relations, interdepartmental relations and public relations.

* Performs related duties as assigned.


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