Medical record technicians perform a variety of medical administrative duties that provide support to health-related services and medical departments. They are responsible for maintaining patient medical records and preparing requests for diagnostic tests and referrals. They monitor long-term patient data and audit completed records and forms for administrative and technical accuracy. They process patient admission to medical facilities and they schedule patients for medical board action.Explore this career outside the military
Medical record technicians work in admissions or medical records sections of hospitals and clinics. They work in land-based facilities and aboard ships.
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Medical Record Technicians in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Medical record technicians in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Basic computer and clerical skillsMedical terminologyMedical records preparation and maintenanceMaintenance of medical librariesPreparing forms and correspondence in military styleRead More
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