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Clinical Documentation Abstraction Specialist

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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.
  •          Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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 80% FTE 32 hours per position is Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, no weekends, no holidays and no on-call. Hours may vary based on the 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.

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