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Medical Transcriptionist

Medical Transcriptionist

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Job Title: Medical Transcriptionist
Work Site: Medical Imaging, BC Cancer Agency & Vancouver General Hospital 
Status: Temporary Full Time - Float - Indefinite
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.99 per hour
Hours: 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, 1430-2230,1530-2330 hours, shifts as scheduled
Reference#: 097888-eto


Within the context of a client service culture, position transcribes and types a variety of medical dictation and other documentation such as diagnostic radiology reports, medical consults, and clinical histories from a centralized dictation system utilizing the Radiology Information System, computerized equipment and intermediate wordprocessing software. Position also performs functions such as responding to work status enquiries, photocopying, faxing and distributing reports in accordance with established procedures as required.



  • Grade 12.
  • Graduation from an approved program in Medical Transcription.
  • One year's recent, related experience.


  • Ability to keyboard at 60 wpm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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