Health Information Access Specialist - Release of Information

UW Health Partners Madison, Wisconsin
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100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. Applicants hired into this position can work from most states. This will be discussed during the interview process.

Be part of something remarkable

Every patient deserves confidentiality with their health care. Would you like the opportunity to impact patient care through Health Information Management (HIM)?

We are seeking a Health Information Access Specialist who will:

  • Work with UW Specialty Clinics to identify pertinent patient information to assist in the scheduling, ambulatory access, and pre-visit planning processes.
  • Work with the internal HIM and other UW teams to optimize workflows around record gathering and abstraction, streamlining the prior authorization process, and optimizing use of electronic medical records.
  • Utilize EMR (electronic medical record) functionalities and Access Database to coordinate record retrieval from external providers.


Minimum - High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred - Associates degree in HIM, HIT, or other relevant discipline.

Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) to Three (3) years prior experience performing release of information activities, patient access and/or scheduling and registration, or direct patient care experience (electronic setting preferred). Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management or other related discipline may be substituted for years of experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred - RHIT, RHIA, CAHIMS, CPHIMS, CRIS, CNA, Epic Certification.

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, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

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