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Pathology Transcriptionist PRN in DeLand, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth DeLand

Job Description

Pathology Transcriptionist AdventHealth Deland

Location Address: 701 West Plymouth Avenue, Deland Florida 32720

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You will be responsible for:
  • Accurately transcribes pathology reports, including surgical, cytology and bone marrow reports using computer system.  Checks reports for accuracy and distributes/faxes reports, as required.  Receives and handles pathology phone calls.
  • Compiles reports and sends tissue (nerve, muscle and lymph nodes), slides and blocks for outside consultation.
  • Assists pathologists with frozen section staining, accessioning pathology cases, etc.  May be required to assist Cytotechnologist with preparation of cytology specimens.  Adds fixative to preserve the specimens.  Detoxifies and discards old surgical specimens.  Maintains frozen section stains.    
  • Files and retrieves surgical, cytology and bone marrow reports, slides and blocks.  Discards materials after 10 years.  Provides reports and materials requested by patient or patient representative (adult or geriatric).
  • Follows safety and infection control policies of the laboratory and all other hospital policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures proper level or supplies and reagents for the pathology and phlebotomy departments.   Ensures all equipment is properly maintained, cleaned and operating within normal parameters.
What will you need?
  • High school diploma required 
  • Two years of pathology experience are required
  • Extensive knowledge of pathology, cellular anatomy and physiology are required. Excellent transcription skills are required.   Must be able to type 140 lines per hour (based on 65 and 73 characters per line) while maintaining 95% accuracy.
  • Must be knowledgeable about Laboratory Information Systems.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Must be proficient in English
  • College level courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Transcription preferred
  • Certification in Medical Transcription (CMT) preferred

Job Summary:

Responsible for accurate transcription and distribution of pathology reports, including surgical, cytology and bone marrow reports.  Maintains Pathology Office Manual, surgical pathology room and morgue.   Answers pathology phone calls, accepts lab orders, faxes reports to physician offices and schedules frozen sections.  Files pathology slides, reports and blocks.   Assists pathologist with frozen sections and other pathology duties. Obtains or provides information for assigned adult or geriatric patients or family members.  Responsibilities include the adherence to the ADVENTHEALTH DELAND Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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