Job Description

Job Title: Medical Records Abstractor
Job ID: 685596
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: POP00 Med Record Abstraction
Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Do you have experience with Medical Records?  Do you have a level of attention to detail?  You may be a great fit for a Medical Record Abstractor!  This role will abstract medical and statistical information from the medical records into EPICCare e-record.

This position is based at Forbes Tower in Oakland, Pittsburgh.  The position is full time, Monday through Friday during daylight hours.

Sound like a fit for you?  Apply today!

  • Ability to assess correct information in areas of overlap.
  • Ability to utilize independent judgment as required.
  • Communicate issues relevant to e-record data collection to appropriate PSD personnel.
  • Cooperate with other Health Information Management Department functions to ensure charts are processed in a timely manner.
  • Follow the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Handle inquiries appropriately and professionally.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Provide back-up to scanners as appropriate.
  • Review medical record and enter specified data elements into the e-record.
  • Route abstracted charts appropriately.
  • Understand of physician terminology and documentation.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Six months experience with medical terminology, medical record content, anatomy or physiology required
  • Computer/keyboarding skills and working knowledge of office equipment operations required
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $15.13 to $23.82 / hour

Union Position: No

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