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Medical Transcriptionist Schools in New Jersey - NJ


Medical Transcription Schools in New Jersey

Schools that are approved by the AHDI and the AHIMA for medical transcriptionist training programs can be found both within the state of New Jersey and online. Each approved curriculum must follow AHDI's Model Curriculum, and must include a minimum of 35 hours of authentic physician dictation that students must transcribe; have at least one CMT as an instructor, program director, or curriculum developer; must require usage of the AHDI Book of Style; must be financially viable; must be accredited or licensed through a government agency; must have been in existence for at least six months and provide placement statistics for graduates; and must use instructors that perform traditional methods of instruction and give students direct feedback.

Some Prometric Testing Centers in New Jersey that offer both the RMT and CMT exams can be found in Toms River, Bridgeport, Hamilton, and West Orange, as well as in nearby Philadelphia, PA. There are a variety of New Jersey medical transcription schools to choose from, mostly being online.

New Jersey Medical Transcriptionist Salary

The state of New Jersey employs approximately 1870 medical transcriptionists. Medical transcriptionists in New Jersey earn more than average. With average annual salaries at $37,750 (2008), New Jersey is the fifth-highest paying state in which medical transcriptionists work, paying about $5000 to $7000 more annually. Positions for medical transcriptionists in New Jersey exist within hospitals, private practices, private clinics, working from home, and with transcription services such as:

  • Executive Business Services in Berlin, NJ
  • A Personal Tough, Inc. in Montvale, NJ
  • SS Infosys Inc in Woodbridge, NJ
  • Star Transcriptions in Bridgewater, NJ
  • Taymetrics in Guttenberg, NJ
Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Medical Transcriptionists in Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison and Woodbridge, New Jersey may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Bergen Regional Medical Center, Atlanticare Regional Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Offers more than 150 self-paced, career-relevant programs that are connected to a supportive 24/7 online community of students and faculty.
  • Profiled in many publications such as The Boston Globe, Fox Business, and  Inside Higher Ed.
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
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  • Offers more than 150 self-paced, career-relevant programs that are connected to a supportive 24/7 online community of students and faculty.
  • Profiled in many publications such as The Boston Globe, Fox Business, and  Inside Higher Ed.
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
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