WHAT DOES A MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST DO?

A Medical Transcriptionist is a medical language specialist, who interprets and transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding patient assessment, workup, therapeutic procedures, clinical courses, diagnosis, prognosis etc., in order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.

Activities

Being a Medical Transcriptionist, our main objective is to transcribe the cassettes. After receiving the cassettes we transcribe them and then send them to the relevant doctors i.e. Consultants proof read & sign these reports which are then put in the respective patient file as record.

A medical Transcriptionist transcribes operating notes (Kidney transplant, Obs-Gyne surgery, ENT surgery, Plastic surgery, Cardiac surgery, Orthopedic surgery, General surgery etc. Transcription of referral letters and memos, educational articles, death summaries, consultation notes, clinical notes, follow-up notes, EEG, NCS, EMG reports, Executive Physical and General Physical Examination reports and Medical summaries is also a part of our daily activities.

A medical Transcriptionist is to keep very close association with physicians and surgeons in order to get timely dictations of patients’ reports.