UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION SUPV

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8024 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Supervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Supervise medical transcriptionists and other assigned personnel.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action.

A Medical Transcriptionist Supervisor typically supervises eight to thirty employees.

TYPICAL WORK

Define and interpret applicable rules, procedures and regulations for employees and clients; resolve problems between department staff and clients, both within and outside of the institution;

Develop and implement policies and procedures, forms, work methods and standards, and schedules to be followed by department staff; establish job priorities and coordinate work flow;

Direct the preparation of departmental records, including statements of income and expenditures, and summaries of departmental operations;

Translate equipment vendor instructions to employees;

Interview, check references, and select staff; evaluate staff performance and recommend training opportunities; identify performance deficiencies; recommend disciplinary action;

Direct the maintenance of a variety of statistical materials for response to medical staff and administrator inquiries;

Recommend budget requirements to accommodate staffing, equipment, supply and facility needs;

Perform the work of medical transcriptionists as required;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High School graduation AND four years of occupational-level medical transcriptionist experience, including three years of experience utilizing terminology of multiple body systems or in a multi-speciality department and one year of experience as a lead transcriptionist. Certified Medical Transcriptionist credentialing may substitute for one year of transcription experience

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 2-15-91

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05