Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 234599-FTF
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, this position provides program support to the Communicable Disease Division's supervisory, professional, and administrative staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: understanding and use of medical terminology, entry of patient demographic, clinical, and billing data; interpreting patient history and diagnoses and entering data into the patient database; responding to requests for medical information; maintaining medical/patient records and reports; create reports, as needed; maintaining peripheral equipment and inventory of computer and laboratory supplies; and participating in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines to improve administrative and/or operating effectiveness.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1-2 years of data entry experience, preferred
0-1 years of laboratory experience, preferred
Skill in using Epic Systems Beaker application, preferred

Additional Information:

Exposure to basic healthcare principles
Awareness of HIPAA regulations
Effective and written and oral communication skills
Computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Windows applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
Ability to work independently, as well as in a group setting
Ability to adapt to low and high work volumes, maintaining productivity
Exceptional customer service skills
Skill in data entry, demonstrating high accuracy
Awareness or exposure to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
Awareness or exposure to International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) diagnostic codes

As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without reasonable accommodation.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to employment.

A typing assessment will be completed at the time of interview.



Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 7:45 am to 4:30 pm with occasional holidays and weekend on a rotational basis.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $16.04 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including at least one supervisor.

If you have questions, you may email .


Kelsey Gordon
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Fixed Term

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: May 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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