tran·​scrip·​tion·​ist | \ tran(t)-ˈskrip-shə-nist How to pronounce transcriptionist (audio) \

Definition of transcriptionist

: one that transcribes especially : a typist who transcribes dictated medical reports

Examples of transcriptionist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Provide a list of meeting participants to the transcriptionist. Beth Worthy, Forbes, 29 June 2022 In such cases, the transcriptionist needs to identify each speaker's voice correctly. Beth Worthy, Forbes, 29 June 2022 The company provides her with a wealth of support services, including captioning, a live transcriptionist during Zoom calls, and an subscription. Steven Aquino, Forbes, 5 May 2022 Rachel Flores Jacinto, a medical and pathology transcriptionist with The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, will represent the medical professionals who have served and continue to serve the public during the coronavirus pandemic. Jacob Beltran, San Antonio Express-News, 14 Apr. 2022 His wife, Misty, 46, a medical transcriptionist, died on September 23. Colleen Murphy,, 15 Oct. 2021 What do sheep shearers, rehab specialists, ventriloquists, medical transcriptionists, face-paint artists and test proctors have in common? Carolyn Said,, 10 Feb. 2020 On job sites, search specifically for medical transcriptionist positions or run more of a generic search, like this one. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 24 Oct. 2019 Jobs include working as an administrative assistant, customer care coordinator, transcriptionist, customer support person or virtual assistant. Katie Winterburn, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of transcriptionist

1963, in the meaning defined above

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15 Aug 2022

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“Transcriptionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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tran·​scrip·​tion·​ist | \ -shə-nəst How to pronounce transcriptionist (audio) \

Medical Definition of transcriptionist

: one that transcribes especially : medical transcriptionist

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