Job Description

Job Title: Medical Transcriptionist - Melwood Building
Job ID: 33827042
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Radiology Support Transc
Location: 450 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Provide quality and timely medical transcription services to authorized users of the entity's dictation system.



Monday - Friday

11:00 pm - 7:30 am

Potential to be remote.


  • WorkflowEdit 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.
  • 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 2 hours for all other exams.
  • 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.



  • 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


    Salary Range: $14.97 to $23.54 / hour

    Union Position: No

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