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Medical Transcriptionist (Full-time)- Aiea Heights, HI

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Cloghmacow, The Heights, Co. Cork, Ireland
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

You have excellent attention to detail and communication skills. You have problem-solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the drive to keep things running smoothly. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

This opportunity is:

Location: Aiea Heights, HI

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: Day shift may vary

Base hourly pay: $22.68 to $24.88 D.O.E.

In this role, you will: Essential Functions

Under the general supervision of a Pathologist and other supervision, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and guidelines, this position:

  • Transcribes reports for all Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii and Pan Pacific Pathologists-affiliated facilities, including outpatient reports
  • Provide support to Pathologists, Histology/Cytology departments, and Pathologists Assistants
  • Accessions pathology cases as necessary into the pathology lab information system
  • Performs requisition checks to ensure the accuracy of specimen accessioning entries
  • Assists in coding PPPL pathology specimens (ICD-10 and CPT codes)
  • Answers calls from hospital staff and clients (internal and external)
  • Conducts phone and email communication with clients, hospital pathology groups, referral labs, and other customers (internal and external)
  • Prepares and sends out slides/blocks for consultation
  • Ensures that all reports are completed, printed, and distributed in a timely fashion
  • Prioritizes and organizes dictation from various hospitals
  • Maintains and operates department slide scanning system (at applicable pathology sites)
  • Builds and receives specimens using the lab’s internal specimen tracking system
  • Scans and attaches reports received from outside institutions to patient’s file
  • Maintains open communication with supervisor, pathologists, and co-workers to ensure optimal operation of the department
  • Practices strict adherence to standard operating procedures
  • Develops a high level of proficiency and continues to update knowledge through on–the–job training
  • Adheres to confidentiality, safety, compliance, and legal requirements
  • Maintains consistent and reliable attendance and complies with company guidelines on attendance
  • Maintains company requirements for regular (monthly, quarterly, or annual) safety, compliance, and work-related training
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

All you need is:

  • High school degree or GED required
  • Medical terminology and computer data entry experience required
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding required
  • Medical transcription courses/previous experience are highly desirable
  • Minimum one (1) year previous experience in pathology laboratory preferred
  • Computer literate with an ability to type at least 75 wpm
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice, including, but not limited to, criminal background check, health clearance, and hospital compliance training.

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will provide routine access to protected health information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards, maintain strict confidentiality, and abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. They are expected only to access PHI when required to fulfill job duties.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC

In 2008, Clinical Labs of Hawaii became a member of Sonic Healthcare Ltd. Sonic is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Since its establishment in 1987, Sonic Healthcare has become the world’s third-largest pathology/laboratory medicine company, operating in eight countries. Sonic’s success stems from the belief that a global culture of Medical Leadership leads to the delivery of outstanding medical services.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.