001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

  • Medical Transcriptionist

    Job Location US-AL-Montgomery
    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/30/2018 3:23 PM)
    # of Openings
    544 South McDonough Street
  • Overview

    Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation’s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care.


    Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?


    The Medical Transcriptionist is an integral member of our group of five clinics who will ensure the notes (verbal and written) of a doctor or other healthcare worker are accurately recorded into reports, letters, and other documents.  This position may also require some filing, appointment scheduling, and assisting with various administrative tasks as needed.


    The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Listen to and accurately transcribe verbal medical notes into a typed format (working with various regional and international accents). 
    • Enter the proper medical terminology with precision, generally at a speed of 80 WPM, with proper spelling and grammar.
    • Proofread records to ensure accuracy, as this is an important part of the patients' treatment and health.
    • Responsible for the timely completion of work generated by the 5 clinics within our group.
    • Must be highly detail-oriented, extremely organized, and able to work largely unsupervised.
    • Must be able to recognize medical abbreviations and be able to expand them into the proper terminology.
    • Work with printed medical documents (apx 60%), in a handwritten format, by nurses and doctors. 
    • Interpret apx 12 employees' handwriting, identifying mistakes, and make appropriate corrections in order to avoid mistakes in the patients' health records.
    • Transcription will center around kidney disease in all its phases, but will also include terminology found in medical histories/physicals, surgical procedures, medical consultation, lab reports, admission notes, discharge and transfer notes, and death summaries.


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Minimum two years of experience, prefer multi-year experience in various areas of healthcare.
    • Hospital transcription unit experience highly desirable.
    • A strong working knowledge of a wide variety of medical/surgical/pharmacological words and terminology.


    DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.


    For more information about equal opportunity please see: 




    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and



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