Nuance Communications to hire 3,000 medical language specialists

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The company presently employs 4,000 medical language specialists (MLS) in India and around 12,000 globally. 

Nuance Communications Inc., a voice and language solutions provider, plans to double its workforce. The company intends to hire 3,000 medical language specialists (MLS) in India over the next two years.

The company currently employs 4,000 medical language specialists (MLS) in India and around 12,000 across the world. On Tuesday, it opened a 600-seater facility in Hyderabad, which is an add-on to its existing network of facilities in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Coimbatore and Mumbai.

The Hyderabad facility will accommodate 200 people each, across three shifts.

The company has invested close to $7 million on its India operations in the last two years of its operations in the country.

The medical transcription industry in India is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over four per cent to reach $1 billion by 2020.

Eric Tinch, vice-president, Nuance Communications, says, “The investment in India signifies the company’s commitment to the employees, and its intention to provide the team with the best work environment.”

Nuance offers a work-from-home option that supports a high work–life balance. The key requirements for an MLS are knowledge of medical terminology, English language proficiency along with strong transcription skills and relevant experience.

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