Medical Transcriptionists

Job Description

Medical transcriptionists listen to voice recordings that physicians and other health care professionals make and convert them into written reports. They may also review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients’ medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.

Academic Requirements

A medical transcriptionist will usually need postsecondary training that can be obtained through a certificate or associate degree program in order to pursue employment.

Medical Transcriptionists
$25-40
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
0%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Metropolitan Community College – Business/Tech.

1775 Universal Avenue
Kansas City, 64120-2429

Everest College – Springfield

1010 West Sunshine
Springfield, 65807
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