at CommonSpirit Health in HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


1. Communication

Answers telephone promptly and courteously

Communicates interdepartmentally with office staff

Responds to staff requests checking status of transcription crate

Responds to stat transcription requests appropriately.

Notifies lead medical transcriptionist if unable to complete physician transcription within 48 hour timeframe requirement.

Communicates with team leader if transcription requires outsourcing.

If transcription is incomplete, routes medical record chart to superbill crate for reprocessing of dictation.

Responsible for retranscribing into appropriate medical record chart. If dictation needs to be transferred from one medical record chart to another, notifies team leader to lift flag.

Seeks support from other personnel if tape is inaudible or transcriptionist needs additional resource.

1. Information Management

Documents the appropriate physician’s name, dictation and transcription date, in proper format provided.

Documents on all resident dictation an appropriate staff physician’s name that was on-call with resident at the bottom of the progress note.

Completes all transcription assigned within 48 hours from date of service.

1. Clerical

Uses correct sheet in Access Transcription System format to transcribe dictation into patient’s medical record chart. Notify team leader if dictation is transcribed in wrong form.

Updates all information sheets in patients’ medical record chart including progress sheet, diagnosis sheet, medication sheet, past history sheet, as dictated by physician.

Transcribes specially dictation on specialty transcription paper.

Transcribes minimum requirement of 65.0 minute of actual dictation per 8 hour work day.

Completes dictated crate and returns crates to physician module for sign off.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Routes loose dictation in red out to nurse for her pendafile.

Coordinates daily work activities to ensure that all medical records charts are transcribed within 48 hours.

1. Stewardship

Handles confidential patient data according to confidentiality requirements.

Effective in personal time management.

1. Guest Relations

Works well with co-workers, supervisors and directors to define and work toward common clinic goals. Maintains good inter/intra departmental relationships.


Education: High School Diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent.

Experience: Previous transcription background

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Requisition ID 2021-181820

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cardiology Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8a-5p

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St Vincent Hot Springs


Equal Opportunity
CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC188218227

Posted On: Jul 21, 2021

Updated On: Aug 11, 2021