This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 4216
UW Job Family: 41
SOC Code: 31-9094
Pay Grade: 15
Date: July 01, 2004
Transcribe medical or surgical dictation within twenty-four hours; transcribe and type medical records, letters or reports using electronic, shorthand or speedwriting techniques; proof and edit copy for correct medical terminology, grammar, syntax usage, and sentence structure.
Transcribe patient histories, physical examinations, and follow-up visit histories.
Type consultation notes on referral patients, operative procedures, initial evaluations, office visit summaries, comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, referral letters and other correspondence.
Proofread and edit transcription, medical records and statistical sheets for completeness and accuracy.
Attach dictation to patient charts and maintain charts as required.
Operate office machines including computers, dictation equipment, scanners, fax, and copier machines.
Notify supervisor for supply/equipment purchase or repair orders.
Assist with maintaining filing system of medical records including filing, purging, and creating patient records/charts, as directed.
Standard office/clinic environment; no major sources of discomfort. Regularly exposed to video terminal displays and repetitive keyboarding. Some positions may work in confined areas. Occasional exposure to airborne diseases or biological hazards.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.