Medical TranscriptionistTUMG Chief Medical Director

Tulane University

Tulane University Office of Human Resources

Description for Job: IRC14353

Medical Transcriptionist

TUMG Chief Medical Director

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Medical Transcriptionist works directly with physicians and licensed healthcare providers to electronically enter and record medical data and other related information, as verbally dictated by physicians and licensed healthcare providers during patient visits; accurately capturing history of present illness, physical examination, assessment, treatment plan. The position will also be responsible for medical data information updates and routine database maintenance, under the direction of physicians and health care providers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Willingness to attain proficiency in electronic medical record software
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word
  • Reliability, eagerness to learn and dedication to the position
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Ability to effectively interpret and follow oral and written instructions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints
  • Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Ability to maintain confidentially in all work performed

Required Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of coursework in pre-medical and biomedical sciences strongly preferred
  • Interest in healthcare delivery and patient care
  • Previous experience using an electronic medical records reporting system
  • Experience with medical terminology, including human anatomy and medications

Compensation Information

This position is a non-exempt, hourly position assigned to pay grade 21. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.

How to Apply

This position will close on the date it is filled

Please Note: Depending on your role and the department in which you work, you may be expected to adhere to COVID-19 requirements, such as vaccinations and booster shots.

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Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email [email protected].

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