Health Information Lab Data Entry Lead, Aurora Park Place Business Office

Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee, WI3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $66,000 a year
How You'll Make a Difference:
Oversees and performs the day-to-day health information functions ensuring an efficient department operation, optimal performance of staff, and providing guidance on more complex issues. Acts as a department expert and staff resource. Prepares, abstracts, and scans laboratory records into the EHR using multiple computerized systems. Performs analysis, quality control, and ensures timely data entry of lab values into the electronic health record system.

Oversees all department functions to ensure timely completion of work. Creates task schedules, monitors timecards, and tracks productivity. Conducts staff huddles, orientation, and training. Advises and updates staff on procedural changes and completes projects as assigned by management. Provides day-to-day work direction, troubleshoots and provides leadership on complex issues.

Performs quality reviews to ensure accuracy of lab data abstraction and scanning documentation according to established procedures. Ensures accuracy of the clinical order and quality of the scanned images. Provides timely feedback and education to team members and other stakeholders. Makes corrections according to department procedures.

Assists leadership in the development, implementation, and improvement of policies, procedures and processes. Provides timely updates to leadership regarding projects, team member issues, IT updates, and system issues. Uses critical thinking to evaluate and determine the appropriate process for entering new or questionable lab results.

Acts as subject matter expert, partners with IT for lab software testing and upgrades. Troubleshoots computer system issues, submits requests via the service management suite, and educates team members on system enhancements.

Analyzes the content of medical records for missing documentation and ensures documentation follows guidelines established by The Joint Commission, CLIA, all other applicable policies and/or regulations, advising physicians, leadership, and staff on specific issues or changes as they occur.

What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications

Health Information Technician (RHIT) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or

Medical Technologist (MT) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or

Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC), or

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC).


Associate's Degree in Health Information Management, or

Associate's Degree in Medical Record Technology or related field.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 3 years of experience in use of medical terminology, human anatomy, and the core elements of health information or requires advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in health information or laboratory science.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians. Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, and experience using Microsoft Office products and electronic health information records systems.Demonstrates customer service skills that support a positive patient experience.High attention to detail and accuracy.Demonstrated leadership skills such as delegation, team building, managing multiple priorities, problem solving, and decision making.Ability to read and comprehend healthcare terminology.

Scheduled Hours:
40 hours per week, full-time benefit eligible, 1st shift M-F.

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Location Address:
7800 N 113th St

Milwaukee, WI



At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.