Basic MT Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of basic to advanced medical terminology is essential.
- Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
- Knowledge of disease processes.
- Knowledge of medical style and grammar.
- Average verbal communication skills.
- Above-average memory skills.
- Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers with accuracy.
- Demonstrated skill in the use and operation of basic office equipment/computer.
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
- Records maintenance skills or ability.
- Above-average typing skills.
- Knowledge and experience transcribing (from training or real report work) in the Basic Four work types: History and Physical Exam, Consultation, Operative Report, and Discharge Summary.
- Knowledge of and proper application of grammar.
- Knowledge of and use of correct punctuation and capitalization rules.
- Demonstrated MT proficiencies in multiple report types and multiple specialties.
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