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North Central WDA III: Okanogan County
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 319094 Medical Transcriptionists

Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Postsecondary non-degree award. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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Qualification status for Medical Transcriptionists in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Balanced All workforce development areas, all counties
Not in demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Balanced Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Balanced Seattle King WDA: King County
Demand Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Demand Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Not in demand Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Balanced Southwest WDA I: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Not in demand North Central WDA I: Chelan/Douglas counties
Not in demand South Central WDA I: Kittitas County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA I: Kitsap county
Not in demand Northwest WDA II: Skagit county
Balanced Southwest WDA II: Clark County
Not in demand North Central WDA II: Grant, Adams counties
Not in demand South Central WDA II: Klickitat County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA II: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Not in demand Northwest WDA III: Island, San Juan counties
Not in demand South Central WDA III: Skamania County
Not in demand South Central WDA IV: Yakima County
Not in demand Eastern Washington WDA I: Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Lincoln counties
Not in demand