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Clinical Documentation Abstraction Specialist - Transplant Program (Remote)

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Minimum - High school diploma

Preferred -  Certification or Associates Degree in Healthcare related field


Work Experience:

Preferred - Three years prior healthcare related experience


Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred - Certification in a healthcare-related field or three years' prior healthcare experience


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, signs and symptoms, medications, and laboratory components required
  • Knowledge of the medicolegal implications and responsibilities of the healthcare record, ensuring compliance with organizational, local, state, and federal policies, rules and regulations, along with security standards and privacy practices.
  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism and service excellence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Proficiency in use of Epic or UW Health Link required; MS Word and Excel preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, sentence structure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, production-based environment with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet time constraints and deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient health information
  • Ability to proofread, verify, copy, edit and/or enter discrete data from one source to another (computer monitor, paper) with a high degree of accuracy.

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:

50% FTE, 20 hours per week.  Scheduled shifts will be between the hours of 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Monday - Friday.  Required to work every other Saturday with flexible hours.  Hours may vary based on the needs of the department. The Clinical Documentation Abstraction Specialist will be required to be in Madison, WI for 3-4 weeks of training upon hire.


University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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