How to Work at Home as a Medical Transcriptionist
Want to work at home as a medical transcriptionist but don't know where to start? Follow these 3 simple steps for a work at home job in medical transcription.
Get training through an AHDI approved school
If you haven't already been trained in medical transcription, pick a school that is AHDI approved. The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) is a medical transcription association. Training with an AHDI approved school will show employers that you received the best medical transcription training. Additionally, there are some employers that will only hire new graduates that have trained through an AHDI approved school.
Get RHDS certified
Although not required to get a job, Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) certification through AHDI is an additional credential that can help you stand out among other applicants when applying for jobs.
Apply for jobs with companies who hire medical transcriptionists to work from home
You've completed your training and got RHDS certified, now it's time to find a job.
As you can see, training plays a big part when it comes to finding a medical transcriptionist job from home. You can learn more about how to choose a medical transcription school here.
Why Work From Home:
- Flexibility- choose your own schedule.
- Portability- take your career with you.
- No daycare costs
- Be there when it counts!