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Health Information Coordinator

North Branch, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 29, 2024
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen North Branch
The Health Information Coordinator is responsible for managing the Health Information function within a skilled nursing facility. Assures all medical and clinical health records of clients are maintained in accordance with state and federal regulations and professional practice standards.

About Us:

Ecumen North Branch consists of 51 assisted living rental apartment homes, 68 nursing home beds, 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care as well as transitional care services.

Ecumen, a Minnesota based non-profit, is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for managing and maintaining all clinical health records, paper and electronic/computerized, within the nursing facility, from admission through discharge. Develops systems and processes to ensure access to health information as needed by staff and physicians. Develops and maintains auditing systems to ensure completeness and accuracy of clinical health information.
  2. Responsible for security of protected health information and compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to client privacy officer and perform routine and annual HIPAA training to staff, and manages release of medical records to external agencies as requested or required.
  3. Maintains a system to ensure closed charts are complete and accurate. Coordinates and maintains schedules for retention and destruction of clinical health

Information Coordinator Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Accreditation in Health Information Management or equivalent knowledge/experience, including medical terminology, coding, and transcription
  • 1 to 3 years related job experience, including with electronic medical records
  • Current drivers license and proof of insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident's Bill of Rights, HIPAA, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to Know, and MSDS
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior management/supervisory experience
  • Prior experience working with seniors

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