Senior Health Information Specialist

UW Health

Introduction:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin and work with the patient records and documentation area in Health Information Management.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Health Information Specialist who:
  • Has exceptional computer skills
  • Can work Independently and multi-task
  • Is detailed orientated
  • Enjoys training, mentoring and leadership

Required Qualifications:

Education:
Minimum – High School Diploma or equivalent
Work Experience:
Minimum – Two years of progressively responsible Health Care related experience required. Education in Health Information Management, Health Care Sciences or other four year degree may be substituted for years of experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred – RHIT or RHIA preferred
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of indices and filing systems necessary to file, store, and retrieve information from paper and electronic record systems preferred (terminal digit filing preferred)
  • Ability to examine the record and verify patient identification
  • Ability to examine a document and determine its proper placement within the paper or electronic record

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule:

Full time, 40 hours a week. Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

Apply Online: https://careers.uwhealth.org/jobs/senior-health-information-specialist-2421