Transcribe dictations from physicians or healthcare personnel, including patient histories, diagnosis, medical treatments, analysis of test results, medications and prognoses. Data may include discharge summaries. Serves as a secretary in the absence of full-time secretary. Assists in the planning, directing and coordinating of activities and meetings. Prepares necessary agenda and minutes for the department served. Register patients with appropriate procedures and diagnosis codes. Gather information and data for new patient consultations.