Volunteering as a Medical Transcriptionist
When seeking medical transcription job opportunities, market yourself to local medical transcription agencies. Set up an appointment or interview, if possible. Expand your network by talking to everyone you can in the medical transcription field and let them know that you are willing to do whatever it takes, including volunteer work, to get your foot in the door. Do not forget to thank those who have helped you along the way.
Sample Medical Transcription Resume
Many medical transcriptionists want a sample medical transcription resume to follow. Check out our short list of resume tips, and a sample medical transcription resume for a beginning transcriptionist.
Medical Transcription Word Differentiation
Medical language is full of confusing terms, abbreviations and variations. Medical transcriptionists are medical language specialists, who must determine proper usage of medical terms, abbreviations, and phrases within medical reports. Word differentiation is an important skill for any medical transcriptionist. Here is a list of common medical word sound-alikes.