Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
12190 Medical Record Technician (Medical Record Administrator)
Maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients. Reviews medical records for completeness and accuracy. Codes diseases, operations, diagnoses, and treatments. Compiles medical care and census data for statistical reports. Transcribes medical reports. Maintains indexes on patient, disease, operation, and other categories. Directs routine operation of medical record department. Files, or directs Medical Record Clerk to file, patient records. Maintains flow of medical records and reports to departments. May assist medical staff in special studies or research.