Also referred to as:
Health Information Records Technician, Patient Health Information Records Coordinator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Medical Records Technician organizes and evaluates patient medical records for an office. Reviews medical records for accuracy and completeness. Being a Medical Records Technician abstracts and codes clinical data using standard classification systems. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Medical Records Technician typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). The Medical Records Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Medical Records Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.