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Medical File Clerk Resume

A medical file clerk resume revolves around the candidate's ability to organize medical records of the facility, and his expertise in coding, filing, and retrieving them. The resume not only highlights the essential qualities that the candidate possesses, but also lays down his/her career related interests and goals before the reader. Your resume will be reviewed by busy HR personnel, who hardly spend over a minute to read your profile and judge accordingly. Therefore, a fundamental feature of a resume is that it must be restricted to a page's length, ideally. This will greatly facilitate an easy and a worthwhile read, summing up your profile with brevity and precision.

As a strong marketing tool, your resume aims to keep the recruiter absorbed in your application, working towards winning his confidence, and ultimately a chance of an interview. And to successfully draw the attention of the reader, your resume must start with a healthy objective that clearly outlines your vision; however, it must be perfectly in conjunction with the needs of the employer. In general, before you start drafting your application, you need to understand the vision of the employer, so that you can form an evident link between the employer's requirements and your interests. Observe the medical file clerk resume sample below for further details on how to frame an objective that will serve its purpose efficiently. Take tips on sentence formation, and strive to fit in multiple pieces of information together to project your career objective, while acting as an effective title to your profile.

Following the objective, include a profile summary, a section that contains about 6-8 points pertaining to your previous job roles, only the most specific ones. Avoiding general facts or any information bearing negligible relevance to the job specifications will greatly facilitate a short and quick read. Therefore, it is essential that you sort the information according to their order of importance, considering your scenario. See the example below and you'll get a clear idea as to the arrangement of information. Similarly, take tips from the sample on compiling your core competencies into one concrete section, immediately following your summary. This will further draw the reader's attention and keep him engaged in your application. Try to assemble together as much details as you can, though be careful so that you don't overdo it. Include about 6 points here, mentioning your process knowledge and displaying your organizational and clerical skills.

You may also include the details of your achievements, if any; however, do not include them if they don't possess much relevance to the employment you're seeking. You may include the details in a separate section or club them along with your profile summary. Given below is a free sample of a medical filing clerk resume. Study the layout and understand its customization. The tone of delivery needs to be quite formal and direct, however the message should be personal to the situation.

Katherine G. Douglas
3463 Tyler Avenue
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 292-6129


Medical Filing Clerk, with over 4 years of experience in the organization and maintenance of medical and statistical records, seeks an opportunity to utilize the best of skills and deliver outstanding clerical support, facilitating the management of medical information, thus contributing to internal advancement.

Executive Summary:

  • Prepared, collated, verified, and organized medical records and patient health records within designated areas in a healthcare facility, delivered these records to the appropriate departments for analysis and research
  • Compiled statistical data, bringing together the details about patient admissions, deaths, births, and discharges, including information pertaining to the type of treatment offered and its effectiveness
  • Coordinated with lab assistants to acquire diagnostic test results, x-ray scans etc, and entered the details accordingly into the database
  • Implemented new filing systems, responsible for purging outdated reports and medical documentation
  • Provided generic clerical support, assisting in faxing and photocopying
  • Reviewed all reports for incompleteness and sorted missing/pending insurance claims for further action

Key Skills:

  • In depth knowledge of various medical terminology, proficient in the preparation, interpretation, and analysis of medical and statistical data
  • Aware of all the local, federal, and state laws and regulations pertaining to healthcare and associated functions
  • Experienced in medical database management, efficient in the coding and abstraction of medical and statistical data
  • Expert user of MS Office Works, Adobe Acrobat, and Pagemaker; type speed @ 50 WPM
  • Close attention to details, known for accuracy and perfection in the organization of information
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficient in schedule planning, task prioritizing, situation handling, and multitasking

Work History:

2010 - present
Truman Healthcare Center - Key West, FL
Medical Filing Clerk

2007 - 2009
Beltone Corp - Key West, FL
File Clerk


Completed bachelor's degree in science in biology 2009
Barry University
Placed in grade B


Available upon request

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