Health Information Clerk

Health Information Specialist

Medical Records Analyst

Medical Records Clerk

Medical Records Co-ordinator

Medical Records Keeper

Registered Health Information Technician

Minimum 12th class pass in Science Certified training for Medical Records and Health Information Technician (programme aligned to HSS/Q 5501 released by Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

Preferred relevant work experience

The tasks a Medical Records and Health Information Technician is expected to perform include: Compiling, processing, and maintaining medical records Reporting patient information for health requirements

Knowledge to assemble health information

Well versed with medical terminology and usages

Competency in checking the related forms for required data

Knowledge of physiology, major anatomical systems, and related disease processes Proficiency in checking medical records Ability to correlate laboratory test results, procedures, and treatments Knowledge of computerized data entry and information processing systems

Knowledge about data collection methods for basic healthcare and research information

Knowledge of the healthcare industry?s numerical coding system

Well versed with maintaining the HIMS (Hospital Information Management System)Knowledge of computer applications like spreadsheets, Word, etc.Relevant professional qualifications

Attention to detail

Ability to follow Instructions

Accuracy in work

Stress tolerance and persistence

Passion for helping people


Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time jobs are available

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job Working hours

Healthcare Facilities usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system is available Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include possible backache, stress, etc.

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 8,000 per month For candidates with 2-3 yearsexperience - INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Medical Tourism and Certification/Accreditation of Medical Institutions

As covered earlier, medical tourism is being widely promoted by the Indian government. Certification/Accreditation of medical institutions definitely play a large role in attracting foreign nationals to Indian hospitals for treatment. With healthcare delivery players in the private sector vying for a share of international medical tourists, there is bound to be an increase in the number of medical institutions being certified/accredited.

Developments and Newer Areas of Medicine

Combined with the required increase in the density of medical professionals per 1,000 persons, as well as the projected increase in population, significant capacity and skill development is required in the following areas:



Technicians and paramedics

Among the areas outlined above, the requirement of nurses, technicians and paramedics account for over 75% of the incremental human resource requirement.

An increase in the number of medical facilities across the country has led to a demand for qualified Medical Tecords and Health Information Technicians.

Large hospitals across India

Medical research institutes across India

Public and private hospitals

Clinics across the India

Will be updated

Regional Cancer Centre (RCC)Tata Memorial Centre

PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education

VMMC & Safdarjang Hospital