ERIC Number: ED107972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
An Analysis of the Medical Records Clerking Occupation.
Ridener, Norma A.; And Others
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the medical records clerk occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Nine duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page: science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). Duties include: processing charts; maintaining indexes; performing admission tasks, receptionist functions, and record storage and retrieval; preparing statistical reports, birth and death certificates, and infant releases; releasing patient information; and transcribing medical records. (BP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 160-184, CE 004 186-206; CE 004 263-268, and CE 004 425-427