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Medical document management firm, i.e., medical BPO specializing in transcription and medical coding

Company Description:

Accentus, which was formerly called Transolutions and is now part of Nuance Healthcare, is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, but it offers services hires in both the United States and Canada. The company offers medical transcription services to doctors, clinics and hospitals and medical coding to his hospital clients.

Types of Work-at-Home Opportunities at Accentus:

The company offers remote medical transcription jobs in the U.S. and Canada. In the U.S. some of these positions (acute division) are for employees, while the jobs in the U.S. ambulatory division and the Canadian jobs in both ambulatory and acute are for independent contractors.

In medical coding, it hires experienced, certified medical coders and coding quality assurance staff. These opportunities are for work-at-home and on-site (travel-to-client) coders.

Requirements for Medical Transcription Jobs:

In the United States:
The acute division, which serves hospitals and multi-specialty clinics, hires part-time employees for 24-32 hours per weeks week for shifts cover all hours in the day. Weekend work is required. One year of acute care transcription/editing experience is required. Additionally experience on accounts with 40+ dictators and ESL dictators is needed. Windows-based computer with XP or Windows 7 is required. Read more about the technical requirements for Accentus transcriptionists. These jobs offer medical/dental insurance, paid time off, Internet reimbursement and other benefits.

The ambulatory division hires experienced, independent contractors for flexible schedules of mostly weekdays. These jobs do not offer benefits.

In Canada:
Both the ambulatory and acute division positions are for independent contractors only. In the acute division, transcriptionists should be certified or have two years training and a minimum of two years recent experience transcribing and editing in acute care. However, the recent completion of an accredited medical transcription course with an average of 90 percent or higher maybe substituted for experience. Transcribers must commit to produce a minimum of 250-300 audio minutes per week (approximately 20-25 hours).

In the ambulatory division, most of the jobs are full-time contract positions for transcriptionists with a minimum of 3- to 5-years experience within a specific specialty who can produce 80 audio minutes per day. Hours are typically weekdays.

Requirements for Medical Coding Jobs:

Coders in the U.S. must have certification, such as CCS or CCS-P and/or CPC or CPC-H, RHIT and RHIA, as well as 3- to 5-years coding experience. Those applying to remote coding positions should have experience working in a virtual office. (On-site coders must be available to travel.)

Applying to Accentus:

Choose either the Accetentus Career Canada page or Accentus Careers United States. Then choose the type of work--coding or transcription--and apply through its online applications system.


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