Records clerks typically work in healthcare settings. They may be employed in larger establishments such as hospitals, though any medical center with a wide variety of records may need records clerks. A typical day for records clerks could include organizing or storing charts that are no longer needed, retrieving charts from nurses or doctors who have not handed them in, adding extra sheets to files as needed by healthcare staff, and answering the phone to take messages and answer questions. Records clerks may also need to prepare charts for nurses and physicians.
Records Clerk Tasks
Inventories records stored.
May assist in the destruction of records.
Locates and retrieves company records as requested.