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The Career Pathways for a Medical Typist

Here at TalentMed, we know that a career as a medical typist can lead to many opportunities for career development. This can be based on a number of different factors such as experience, accuracy and typing speed. However, these positions may vary depending on the organisation that you work for.

Where does a Medical Typist work?

Usually, medical typists work from home as independent contractors. They get to pursue their dream of working from the comfort of their own home and choose their own work hours. How good does that sound?

However, there are some medical typists who prefer to be in an office setting and work at hospitals, medical centres, or at a doctor’s office.

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career as a medical typist, there are three main career pathways available:

How can I become a Medical Typist?

At TalentMed, our Diploma of Healthcare Documentation is designed to help provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to get a job and excel in this rewarding field. It is currently the first and only nationally recognised course in Australia that provides both medical typing and editing training. In addition, we have qualified trainers available from the moment you start the course, all the way through until you complete your course!

If you would like more information on how you can start your career as a medical typist, you can register for a free consultation with one of our Career Advisers below!

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About the Author:

Sarah-Louise Slade
Sarah-Louise is a Career Adviser with over 5 years experience in Vocational Education and Training. Having completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management, Sarah-Louise understands the importance of having a quality education. Feel free to comment and ask questions below.


  1. Linda Daley 07/08/2018 at 8:51 AM - Reply

    Hi I am interested in the course medical typist I would like to know first how much is the course and is this course to be completed online and how long is the course

    • Lauren Day
      TalentMed 07/08/2018 at 9:28 AM

      Hi Linda,
      Thank you for your comment. It is great to hear that you are interested in a career as a Medical Transcriptionist.
      Please visit https://talentmed.edu.au/payment-options/ for information regarding the tuition payment options. The Diploma of Healthcare Documentation includes 12 months access to expert-created curriculum, and the entire course is completed online.
      Please call 1300 737 781 for more information. Thanks Linda!

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