For all medical transcriptionist who want to work in the Middle East as medical transcriptionist, they must be aware that the job is totally different from what we used to work in an office setting.
Usually the vacancy for the job as medical transcriptionist is given to recruitment agencies int he Philippines. The agency doesn’t really know the job description of the medical transcriptionist. Or in some cases, the hospital does not able to tell the real job they will give for the title medical transcriptionist. Try to make clear to the recruitment agency what position they will give to you in case you pass the application.
In some cases, recruitment agency will say that medical transcriptionist is the same as that of medical secretary or medical coder/clinical coder. Like in Saudi Arabia, many hospitals categorized a medical transcriptionist as medical secretary or medical assistant. The salary may be the same that will fall in this category.