Manager, Health Information Management

UW Health

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Manager, Health Information Management to:

Provide direction, administration, efficiency, and leadership of the sections of Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Release of Information (ROI). With passion, expand the use of Health Information Exchange by partnering with various parts of our business to use it as a solution to securely communicate patient information. Serve as a leader to support and grow a very non-traditional release of information service line.


Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field such as Health Care Administration. Four (4) years of progressively responsible HIM management experience may be considered in lieu of the degree in addition to the experience below.

Preferred – Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. Master’s degree in HIM, Healthcare Analytics, Health Law, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or another related field.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum – Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience managing HIM Operations.
  • Preferred – Five (5) or more years of HIM experience in a facility with a fully implemented EHR, preferably Epic.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Minimum – Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
  • Preferred – Epic certification in HIM applications.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated operational knowledge of information systems and health information management to include paper-based medical records and electronic medical records.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the EHR environment and impact of governmental requirements which mandate electronic health information data exchange, remote patient access to records and electronic release of records.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques used in systems analysis as related to electronic health records.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in enterprise health information and data governance practices with ability to implement.
  • Knowledge of technologies, processes, indices, and systems necessary to file, store and retrieve records and information from paper and electronic medical record systems.
  • Knowledge of database management applications and associated report writers required to retrieve information.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and disease processes sufficient to understand the information needs of care providers and to translate these needs into operational systems.
  • Broad knowledge of modern health care administration, principles, and practices within a managed care environment and/or an academic medical center.
  • Ability to manage HIM project implementation/individuals and monitor deliverables to ensure milestone and on-budget completion.


Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. The work schedule will be as follows: Monday through Friday, hours flexible as needed for work demands.

UW Health Administrative Facilities – UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability

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