Oneida Health is an independent 101-bed acute care community hospital and a 160-bed extended-care facility (ECF) and short-term rehab facility licensed by the State of New York and operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation. The hospital is Joint Commission accredited.
We are proud to share that we have recognized for several national awards based upon safety of care as well as the patient experience of care. The first recognition is provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization who reviews 30 patient quality and safety measures and assigns a letter grade to over 2,600 hospitals nationally based upon outcomes. The fall 2019 letter grade for OHC is a “B.”, our eighth consecutive “A” or “B”. Our hospital was also awarded 4 Stars for Patient Experience.
The second recognition is for the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient safety and is 1 of only 16 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019. The third recognition is for the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient experience and is 1 of only 8 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019…with Oneida Health as the only hospital in New York State to receive both awards for 2019! We are also very proud of our CMS 4-Star overall rating for patient experience and CMS 5-Star for quality measures.
Responsible for listening to and dictating records made by physicians or other healthcare professionals. Pauses recording to key in text. Edits and proofreads text for accuracy. Returns documents to physician or files away for future use.
- Applies knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and English language rules to the transcription and proofreading of medical dictation from originators with various accents, dialects, and dictation styles.
- Recognizes, interprets, and evaluates inconsistencies, discrepancies, and inaccuracies in medical dictation, and appropriately edits, revises, and clarifies them without altering the meaning of the dictation or changing the dictator’s style.
- Clarifies dictation which is unclear or incomplete, seeking assistance as necessary.
- Uses reference materials appropriately and efficiently to facilitate the accuracy, clarity, and completeness of reports, such as worksheets or technologist notes in the PACS system.
- Recognizes and reports problems, errors, and discrepancies in dictation and patient records to appropriate manager.
- Consults appropriate personnel regarding dictation which may be regarded as unprofessional, frivolous, insulting, inflammatory, or inappropriate.
- Verifies patient information for accuracy and completeness.
- Formats reports according to established guidelines.
- Uses reference materials appropriately and efficiently to facilitate the accuracy, clarity, and completeness of reports.
- Graduation from high school or equivalent
- Medical Terminology (Radiology preferred)