Presently, there is a substantial need for good Transcriptionists who are knowledgeable, accurate, hardworking, smart, dedicated and dependable, and this need increases daily. A professional medical transcriptionist, even one just beginning, is expected to have a adequate level of required medical, language, and technical knowledge and skills along with the necessary typing accuracy to perform the transcripting job. The bottom line is that knowledge and skills are essential. Now the question is, will there ever come a time when hands-on medical transcriptionists will not be needed? And that the MT will be completely replaced by computers and voice recognition systems? While that possibility exists, it is not seen in the near future.
Medical transcription has evolved into a highly skilled specialty of medicine requiring efficiency in the knowledge of medicine language and technical skills, and today’s marketplace commands the successful transcriptionistto possess a variety of skills, which includes use of the Internet; Online transcription. The difference between a transcriptionist and a good transcriptionist is the extra effort taken to ensure the accuracy of the document information and presentation. Hiring facilities consider MT candidates having a variety of talents, assets and characteristics. The work proficiency in the real world is measured by your proficiency to get the job done accurately and in a timed manner. Your work will be monitored and you will have regular performance reviews wherever in the world you work, so performing the best is always a top priority.
Repetition is a key factor in mastering listening skills, and listening skills are a must in transcription job.