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Document Integrity Specialist
UW Health

Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Work Setting: Other
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We are seeking a Document Integrity Specialist to perform a variety of tasks associated with the collecting, analyzing and indexing of patient care documentation in the medical record.

Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Document Integrity Specialist to:

  • Evaluate active and discharge medical records for both completeness and quality of documentation.
  • Provide training and direction to health care staff regarding medical record completion, management, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Contact physicians and other health care staff as needed to remedy identified record deficiencies or corrections.
  • Release of the required documents upon completion of the specific documents electronically or manually.


Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred – RHIT or RHIA preferred


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Knowledge of standard medical terminology, basic human anatomy and medical record format, content and medical documentation order preferred.
  • Detail orientated and the ability to be self-motivated to prioritize and make decisions to complete duties in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and team skills in a complex organizational setting.
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills with the ability to remain calm, be patient and respond professionally to all requests
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to collaborate with a variety of professionals
  • Knowledge of and experience with conflict resolution techniques and problem analysis/resolution skills preferred
  • Knowledge of UW Health organizational structure preferred
  • Proficient in the operation and use of computers and scanners including various software programs such as Epic, word processing and spreadsheets
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance and basic maintenance of scanning equipment preferred
  • Ability to maintain patient and employee confidentiality
  • Ability to work scheduled on-call as needed
  • Ability to perform repetitious movements, including long periods of standing or sitting, along with the ability to stoop, bend, reach, step up and sit for extended periods of time. · Ability to lift 25 pounds and push 200 pounds.
  • Ability to perform job function and make decisions without direct supervision


Physical Requirements:

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


Required Qualifications

One year of progressively responsible Health Care related experience required. Education in Health Information Management may be substituted for years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

One year experience in a clinical or Health Information Management Department of a large health care facility


Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred – RHIT or RHIA preferred

Education Qualifications

General Education Diploma required.

High School Diploma preferred.


This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE position that is scheduled to work Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.



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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits


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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Posted: September 9, 2019 at 11:54 AM
Post ID: 42600

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