Medical Records & Health information Technicians compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. They process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system.

Sample of reported job titles: Coder, Health Information Clerk, Health Information Specialist, Health Information Technician (Health Information Tech), Medical Records Analyst, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Records Coordinator, Medical Records Director, Medical Records Technician (Medical Records Tech), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $15.51/hr
  • 89 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 24%
  • Retirement Risk: 21% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 11% of Local Employees are Male

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Applied
Math
Workplace
Documents
Graphic Literacy
3 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.