Here at Tucson Pathology, we are always searching for talented, dedicated, and ambitious individuals who are eager to be part of our motivated team and contribute to our goals and achievements. To apply for a position at our company please fill out the application below, attach a resume and submit.
Pathology Secretary/Transcriptionist , Full Time
Works under the direct supervision of the Director and/or Assistant Director of Laboratory. Responsible for accurate transcription, filing, patient reports, courier of specimens, typing policies and procedures, papers, articles, and other related tasks as required. Performs other duties as assigned.
1- Performs multiple office functions including answering phones, providing test results to physicians by phone or fax, coordinating cases for specialty conferences, transcribing dictated Pathology reports and sending slides to other laboratories for review.
2- Assists Pathologist with case sign-out and distribution of reports on a daily basis.
3- Screens and transfers incoming calls in a prompt and courteous manner to ensure efficient department operations. Distributes messages within 30 minutes of receipt.
4- Faxes surgical pathology reports in a timely fashion to the correct recipient in compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
5- Receives initial request for a slide consultation or send-out, obtains necessary materials from histology and obtains final approval from pathologist for release. Records send-out on appropriate forms and in AP Easy.
6- Provides support function for all conferences preparing and distributing tumor conference memos and history in a timely manner. Submits written request for slides to be pulled for tumor conferences to Histology within 24 hours of case selection.
7- Releases confidential information in accordance with departmental policy and procedures to protect patient confidentiality.
High school graduate or equivalent. Courses in medical terminology and computer applications.
– Pathology medical transcription preferred. Computer/word processing experience.
– General office skills.
– Excellent customer service skills required.
Courier driver for medical specimen transportation to and from Tucson Pathology Laboratory, in and outside the Tucson area. You will be representing our company in a professional manner to doctors’ offices and surgery centers.
- Time management skills are needed.
- Ability to lift heavy objects.
- Knowledge of Tucson and surrounding area is helpful.
- Must be 21 years of age.
- Valid driver’s license
- Clean driving record
This position is Monday through Friday with varying hours. Courier vehicle is provided.