Health Information Specialist - Document Imaging - 8501 Excelsior
Madison, WI 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Health Information Specialist to:

  • Review documentation for required data elements and sort documents according to established guidelines.
  • Assist in ordering, maintenance; check out, delivery and return of paper charts using Health Link, Versatile and Iron Mountain Connect.
  • Process internal/external telephonic and printed requests for electronic and paper medical records.
  • Independently organize and prioritize time to provide full medical record availability to customers and complete all related tasks.


Minimum - General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Preferred - High School Diploma

Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) year of Health Care, Insurance or Administrative Support related experience required. Education in Health Information Management, Health Care Sciences or other four (4) year degree may be substituted for years of experience.

Preferred - One (1) year experience in a clinical or Health Information Management Department of a large health care facility

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:

100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 year
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