Northwell Health Typist Transcription/Medical-PATHOLOGY in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 001NUM

Job Category Medical Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

As a Typist/Transcriptionist you will perform diversified clerical duties including, but not limited to, transcribing handwritten and/or Dictaphone transcription of patient charts, detailed reports and test results.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Transcribes surgical, cytology, and autopsy reports, as dictated by the pathologists.

  • Links appropriate tissue and sort codes during transcription, logging and sign out.

  • Logs requisitions into department computer system.

  • Edits procedures by department, as required.

  • Processes patient registration in computer registration system.

  • Sorts, distributes and delivers reports, as required.

  • Generates pathology reports according to department guidelines.

  • Prepares forms and slides for send out.

  • Answers and screens telephone calls, records and delivers messages.

  • Maintains files of requisitions and reports.

  • Types or photostat article summaries, as required.

  • Performs special clerical assignments for Pathologists, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year medical transcription experience, required.

  • Ability to type and transcribe from mechanical dictation equipment at established levels of speed and accuracy.

Our Culture:

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.