Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
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This is a Temporary Position
Abstraction of physician practice / clinical records and inputting facility specified key clinical key data elements from the patient’s medical record into the Electronic Health Record for the purpose of providing caregivers with a snapshot summary of the patient in the EHR.
Identifies key data elements in the medical record, accurately interprets and analyzes the medical record documentation, and extrapolates pertinent health information into the electronic record. Shows a proficiency in the use of the tools required for data abstraction. Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency and accountability when abstracting clinical information.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting directly with medical providers and the contacts within the provider clinics. Inspires trust by maintaining a positive attitude and accountability when interacting directly with the medical providers regarding the medical record status. Reports key issues to management.
The team member will also be responsible for archiving paper charts. This includes:
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Physical Demand Level: Medium
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry
20 to 50 pounds occasionally
10 to 25 pounds frequently
up to 10 pounds constantly
As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.