Transcriptionists with outstanding literacy skills (comprehension, spelling, grammar) to listen to audio / video recordings and transcribe accurate transcripts. Find Transcription Services WFH freelancers on November 28, 2023 who work remotely. Read less
Transcribers are responsible for the accurate and timely production of transcript from audio files or live dictation; listening to audio recordings and typing out what is heard, either in a word processing program or using a stenotype machine - utilizing a variety of audio formats and production and research tools. Keep in mind it can take up to 4 hours typing to transcribe 1 hour of spoken audio. Transcripts must be produced in accordance with contractual and client-driven deadlines with a focus on quality and accuracy. They should have a typing speed minimum of 75 wpm (with 95% accuracy) and consistently following formatting and/or style guidelines; Outstanding literacy skills, including comprehension, spelling and grammar; Good general and local knowledge; Exceptional hearing and comprehension; Computer literate; Collaborative team member; Flexibility and responsiveness; Attention to detail; High school graduate; Six months to one year basic office administration and maybe most important, Able to maintain accuracy while working to deadlines.
In the speech-to-voice, recording and transcription industry, the 2 most stable job types come from usually hospitals, medical imaging and radiology departments and then local and state court systems. These can be work from home jobs.
(1) As a medical transcriptionist, you will be responsible for the typing of all radiology reports by audio transcription - ensuring accurate and timely management of patient reports, maintaining patient confidentiality of all information and liaising directly with the Radiologists on a daily basis where required in relation to reports or discrepancies with results.
(2) Court reporters takes real-time notes of what is happening in the court to assist in the production of an accurate transcript, capture live legal testimony and ensure the correct processing of court documents and recordings, guided by "Making the Record", the National Court Reporters Association: https://www.ncra.org/home/get-involved/foundation/foundation-programs/Legal-Education-Program. Court reports will also control the audio recording of the proceedings, ensuring the equipment is on and recording well at all times, so need to be exceptionally punctual and well‑presented, able to work alone, problem-solve and work unsupervised. They will work around court recess, often have to transcribe sensitive and confidential material and are an essential part of a just and efficient legal system. In most states, court reporters need to undergo high-level security clearance.