medical records clerk


Medical records clerks organise, keep up-to-date and archive patients` records for medical staff availability. They transfer medical information from a patient’s paper records to an electronic template.

Scope notes

Excludes people providing treatment or assistance to patients.

Alternative label

  • medical note summariser

  • health records staff member

  • health records clerk

  • patients records assistant

  • medical records assistant

  • medical records filing clerk

  • medical records staff member

  • clerical officer

  • health records assistant

  • medical records officer

  • clinical records administrator

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