Job Description

Job Title: Medical Transcriptionist
Job ID: 692440
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Radiology Support Transc
Location: 450 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC is looking for an individual to join their team as a Medical Transcriptionist!  This role will provide quality and timely medical transcription services to authorized users of the entity's dictation system.  Experience editing with a voice recognition program is preferred.  

The position is full time, Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.  This position will have rotating weekend shifts.

  • Device Maintenance Maintain UPMC lock down PCs in working order in compliance with all UPMC computer policies and guidelines. 
  • Present any malfunctioning computer equipment for repair.  
  • Present computer equipment for upgrades, installs, program changes as required.  
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Edit all reports that are presented for corrections using the PS360 editing system.  
  • Productivity and Quality Must maintain a personal quality score of 98% or better per pay period. 
  • Must produce an average line count of 225 lines/hour at home and 200 lines/hour in office. 
  • Maintain a departmental TAT of 30 minutes or less for stat exams and under two hours for all other exams.
  • Workflow Edit all reports that are presented for corrections using the PS360 editing system. 
  • In office staff is responsible for answering and directing phone calls and faxing reports to requesting physicians as appropriate. 
  • Notify the appropriate message group for any invalid status issues. 
  • Edit dictated DXAs exams, insert the appropriate template, forward exam to leads for data entry. 
  • Maintain daily records of work time vs. down time and forward to supervisor at conclusion of each work shift. 
  • Maintain personal knowledge of departmental requirements, quality guidelines, procedures and policies. 
  • Type Magee perinatal cardiology daily and overflow Magee OB ultrasound work as needed. 
  • Perform the USA Radiology Transcription procedure as needed.


  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent . 
  • Two years medical transcription experience or graduate of an approved Medical Transcription Training Program. 
  • Proficient in Medical Terminology, and Anatomy and Physiology. 
  • Must be able to hear, read, communicate, and understand the English language.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.53 to $22.86

Union Position: No

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