Health Information Coordinator (Full-Time)
Ecumen North Branch is hiring a Health Information Coordinator. Ecumen North Branch consists of 51 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 68 nursing home beds, 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care.
Ecumen 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.
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.
This position is full-time working 40 hours/week - this includes working every other weekend & rotating holidays. The hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm during the week and 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on the weekends.
Essential job responsibilities include:
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.
Provides direct supervision and ongoing training and coaching to Health Information Specialist and Health Information Assistant.
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.
Maintains a system to ensure closed charts are complete and accurate.
Coordinates and maintains schedules for retention and destruction of clinical records.
Qualifications: Health Information Coordinator
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
- Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate in Minnesota
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
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
- Current LPN licensure in Minnesota
Prior management/supervisory experience
Prior experience working with seniors
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.
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