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Pathology Medical Transcriptionist/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Pathology Medical Transcriptionist/UKHC
Requisition Number RE34284
Working Title Transcriptionist
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $17.50-27.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Occasional lifting, pushing, and pulling of objects under 50 lbs., sitting long periods of time, and repetitive motion may be required up to half the time.
40 hours/week; Day shift (slight variation in hours possible depending on schedules); Monday-Friday
Job Summary
A busy academic medical center seeks to find an experienced medical transcriptionist. The Medical Transcriptionist will oversee the accurate and timely production of anatomic pathology and cytology reports. The transcriptionist may receive and accession specimens, handle equipment maintenance, prepare reagent and/or perform other duties as assigned in their designated area. Ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in data entry and computer software applications. Must be detail oriented and enjoy working in a team environment.

This employee must be highly organized with great interpersonal skills. Medical terminology knowledge is required, and 2 years of anatomic pathology transcription experience is preferred. This position will work closely with pathologists, residents, laboratory staff, and College of Medicine colleagues.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Pathology transcription; typing >60 words per minute.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
2 years anatomic pathology transcription preferred. Epic Beaker experience preferred. Previous histology, surgical pathology, or cytology laboratory experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/29/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-17

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