Transcriptionist (Temporary Full Time - One Year)
Canada Diagnostic Centres
Alberta
Canada Diagnostic Centres (CDC) is a multi-modality diagnostic imaging provider committed to delivering Exceptional Patient Care in the medical imaging field. Since 1993, CDC has been providing patients and health care professionals with advanced diagnostic imaging of the body’s most important organs and systems.

CDC offers MRI, CT, Ultrasound 2D/3D and 4D real-time, Mammography, Pain Management, Bone Densitometry, Fluoroscopy, X-Ray and Kids Imaging services across 16 community clinics in Calgary, Edmonton, Okotoks and Sherwood Park.

The Transcriptionist shall transcribe reports, letters, and memos for Radiologists in a timely and efficient manner, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Please note this is a temporary full time position for one year. The role is Tuesday to Saturday with shift differential provided for Saturday.

Responsibilities:
  • Transcribe dictation from Radiologists for MRI, CT, US, X-ray, Injection procedures, mammography, and bone densitometry, with a goal of reports to be consistently between 90 and 110 reports/day.
  • Edit the same as created by Voice Recognition software.
  • Transcribe letters, memos, etc. for all Radiologists.
  • Works closely with the Radiologists to ensure that the canned reports are made as requested as well ensure the requested updates of all canned reports.
  • Ensure a reporting time of 24 hours from the date of the examination remains constant.
  • Check requisitions to ensure that patient information is correct and if not inform billing and/or clinic administration staff.
  • Check that billing codes of the reports are accurate and inform Billing, Technologists and/or Radiologists of any discrepancies.
  • Daily, act as liaison between Administrative staff, Radiologists and referring physicians to get reports dictated, typed, signed, and faxed out as requested by referring physicians.
  • Monitor Fax Butler for faxes daily to ensure it is functioning correctly and inform IT immediately if it goes down or appears to be backed up.
  • Inform administration staff of stats that are sitting in the failed or hand fax queues.
  • In monitoring the Radiologists’ schedule, may be required to provide transcription support on the weekends that Pacific Place Clinic is treating patients, and/or at times the Radiologists will need to sign reports after Friday evening and before Monday morning.
Qualifications:
  • Detailed knowledge of diagnostic imaging, medical terminology, as well as anatomy and physiology.
  • Accurate typing skills of 75 WPM.
  • Exceptional editing and proof reading skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Courteous and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities are set and changed frequently throughout the working day.
  • Ability to work both as a team member and alone while working from a home office environment always maintaining a structured focused work place.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required.
Canada Diagnostic Centres is committed to attracting and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. While we encourage all applicants to apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.