Typist Job Description

Typist Job Description

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Typist provides secretarial support and clerical functions for the University of Maryland Capital Region Health Medical Group.

Typist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Typing/printing title policies and pulling policy jackets
Reviewing work for accuracy
Scanning and preparing policies for mailout
Meeting production standards as outlined by management
Phone and e-mail interaction with clients
Preparation of new files and printing/delivery of reports as time allows
Assisting with other admin duties as required
Cut/paste from previous order to create new orders
Some data entry but mainly cut/paste from Excel document and paste in Adobe Illustrator
Occasionally picking orders from the warehouse and assembling loose parts

Typist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Typist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPI, CPR, L.A

Education for Typist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the typist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Education, Arts, General Education, Performance, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Communication, Technical, Department of Education, Nursing

Skills for Typist

Desired skills for typist include:

Administrative and clerical procedures and systems
Correct spelling
PC applications
Compliance Checker

Desired experience for typist includes:

Current title policy preparation experience is a plus
Prior receptionist experience, highly preferred
Meeting production standards consistently as outlined by management (if approved to work remotely, production standards will still need to be met and sustained)
A minimum of two years of current title policy preparation experience is required (may consider candidate with no policy prep experience, if they have title industry experience)
Successfully completed appropriate course work
Word and Typing Assessment must be completed prior to interview

Typist Examples


Typist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of typist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for typist
  • Identify improvement opportunities in process, and/or team structure and suggest solutions
  • Timely and accurately answers telephones, takes messages, record anonymous tips and route them to supervisor through email
  • Timely and accurately processes mail and other information according to established procedures
  • Takes and types minutes for all unit meetings
  • Attends and participates in workshops, training sessions, staff meetings, and conferences
  • Assists with bookkeeping tasks including but not limited to therapy patient registration, customer scheduling, charge posting, statistic reporting and data entry for fitness, therapy, and sports medicine
  • Keeps the UD informed of any significant problems or concerns
  • Responds to patient/family complaints
  • Orients new personnel to charts, forms, fitness center check-in system, and office equipment and procedures
  • Provides peer review of job performance of co-workers on a regular basis
Qualifications for typist
  • Previous typing/data entry preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the RD scope of practice
  • One (1) year of experience in clerical work including typing and answering phones
  • Extensive data entry in Windows-based computer system
  • Basic proficiency in Office Tools
  • Must have experience working with Microsoft Office Suite

Typist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of typist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for typist
  • Offer suggestions/ideas to solve them to Business Operation's Manager
  • Performs general clerical duties to promote the efficient functioning of the department
  • Transcribes surgical, cytology, and autopsy reports, as dictated by the pathologists
  • Links appropriate tissue and sort codes during transcription, logging and sign out
  • Logs requisitions into department computer system
  • Edits procedures by department, as required
  • Processes patient registration in computer registration system
  • Sorts, distributes and delivers reports, as required
  • Generates pathology reports according to department guidelines
  • Prepares forms and slides for send out
Qualifications for typist
  • Minimum one (1) year clerical office experience
  • Ability to perform multiple functions in an office setting
  • Desired Quality Assurance experience (auditing experience)
  • Desired intermediate written and spoken English communication skills
  • Flexibility to work straight night shift and overtime
  • Fluent in Arabic and English, writing and speaking

Typist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a typist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for typist
  • Maintains files of requisitions and reports
  • Types or photostat article summaries, as required
  • Performs special clerical assignments for Pathologists, as required
  • Running heavy searches through database to pull information regarding mortgages and real estates
  • Conduct heavy data entry that may involve indexes, abbreviations, and jargan pertaining to office database
  • All other assigned administrative tasks
  • Candidate will be responsible for answering incoming calls/making outbound calls (when needed)
  • Candidate will be required to complete data entry as neededJob Requirements
  • Occupational health physician medical notes
  • Working to internal client KPI’s
Qualifications for typist
  • Specific systems or tools used – ETABS, SAFE
  • Requirements for driving licenses
  • Typing/data entry skills with minimum 60 wpm with 95% accuracy
  • Average knowledge of PC
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and process data
  • Ability to repetitively key and sit for extended periods of time

Typist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of typist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for typist
  • Audio and copy-typing of meeting minutes
  • PA duties for MD checking and responding to emails, checking diary
  • Reception cover – every afternoon
  • Typing reports and Data manipulation
  • Assisting the Office manager with various duties
  • Researching old loans
  • Requesting discharges from lenders
  • Typing documents
  • Type commitments and policies of title insurance
  • Demonstrate superior customer service skills in communicating with external customers, if applicable
Qualifications for typist
  • Average ability to read, write and speak English
  • Minimum of 20 hours/week
  • Clerical experience and Microsoft Office proficiency is preferred
  • Minimum One to Two Years office experience in a detail oriented and fast paced environment
  • Experience with Shipping Software ideal, but not essential
  • Previous clerical experience and/or hospital experience, preferred

Typist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a typist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for typist
  • Maintain updated office contact list
  • Greet office visitors and callers, handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs
  • Open, read, route, and distribute project incoming mail and other material
  • Coordinating with IT specialist
  • Manage stationary and office supplies needs orders
  • Arrange for office equipment maintenance as needed
  • Responsible for ensuring efficient internal and external office communications including
  • Ensure timesheets are completed for all consultants working on the project
  • Assist with basic translation from English to Arabic and vice versa
  • Schedules conference rooms and arranges for meeting room use
Qualifications for typist
  • Minimum of one (1) year medical transcription experience, required
  • Ability to type and transcribe from mechanical dictation equipment at established levels of speed and accuracy
  • Must be able to read cursive
  • At least 3 years of previous data entry experience
  • Previous experience working in real estate/law firm is a plus!
  • High School graduate and experience as, receptionist, clerk-typist, or similar position required

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