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Medical Transcriptionist
Ref No.: 18-04798
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Start Date: 07/11/2018
Order # RFQ11112286
Job Title Medical Transcriptionist
Number of resumes 3 potential candidate
Resume Due 07/13/2018 EOD

Job Description
Job Title Medical Administrative Transcription Support Services.
Client Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Place of Performance Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Bethesda, MD

Contractor employees are authorized to telework only if approval is granted by the Contracting Officer's
Representative (COR) or Contracting Officer.
Resume Due 7/13/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 1
No of Resumes 3
Period of performance Base Period – 23 July 2018 – 22 November 2018
Work Hours Monday to Friday from 0700 – 1530
US Citizen Mandatory
Security Clearance Must possess IT-II security clearance or have a current National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC)
Reference NO

In support of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), the Abacus shall provide key personnel for the Medical Administrative Transcription Support Services.
Job Duties
1) Transcribe and type in prescribed formats (or from specific dictated directions when provided) from highly specialized pathology dictation.
2) Provide pathology transcription for all types of Pathology workload for the Department of Pathology, including Surgical Pathology, Bone Marrow, Autopsy, Cytology case reports, grossing microscopic description, diagnoses, amendments, addendums, consults, submitted cases, special studies and any other information including for pathologic-radiographic or pathologic-clinical correlation.
3) Transcribe from voice recordings via a Government-owned micro-cassette system into the CoPath system format (appropriate patient/case identification blocks, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code blocks, proper formatting such as paragraph indentation, line spacing, etc.).
4) Transcribe from hard-copy reports for entry and transcription.
5) Provide and perform quality assurance checks and preparation of logs and reports. Logs and reports include dictation tape check-in/check-out logs, case report processing log, report filing and QA reviews logs and Quality Assurance (QA) logs for outside consultations. Such data/logs are used in validating caseturn- around times for College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation.
6) Seek clarification of duties via appropriate chain of command when indicated.
7) Direct patients and channel patient phone suggestions, comments and questions to appropriate persons.
8) Administrative Services: Participate in the following
Continuing Education
Laboratory Staff Meetings
9) Quality Assurance: Provide the following:
- Workload Recording and assembly of reports (Case reports and workload data)
- Quality Control/Assurance reports
- Variance/Patient Safety reports consisting of internal reports used to identify potential/actual
adverse patient outcomes. These reports are used to identify QA or Process Improvement issues, as well as guard against sentinel patient events.

Qualifications & Experience:

The Pathology Transcriptionist shall possess and maintain minimum qualifications by meeting one or more of the following requirements:
1) Completion of a 1-year Certificate Program or 2-year Associate Degree in Medical Transcription, including coursework in anatomy, medical terminology, legal issues relating to healthcare documentation
and English grammar and punctuation.
2) Certification as a Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT) or a Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) by the American Association of Medical Transcription or similar body.
3) Successful completion of a training program in Medical Transcription via a vocational school, community college, distance-learning program, or similar entity.
4) Documented competency in Pathology Transcription through demonstration of transferable skills and specific, relevant job experience in the performance of Pathology Transcription
5) Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English

Estimated Workload:
  1. Contractor supports 18 pathology residents and 15 staff pathologists.
  2. The transcription section produces approximately 120 reports per day of varying complexity.