• Health Information Specialist- Casual Status

    Company : Name Grand Village
    ID 2019-15308
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(8/19/2019 1:45 PM)
    Administrative, Clerical
    US-MN-Grand Rapids
  • Overview

    Grand Village seeks a Health Information Specialist to join its team.  Grand Village consists of 119 nursing home beds and is located in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.


    The Health Information Specialist is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to the clinical nursing staff in an assigned unit or station within a skilled nursing facility. Maintains the clinical records of clients in accordance with state and federal guidelines and professional practice standards.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Assembles and maintains medical record charts for all clients admitted to and residing on assigned nursing station.

    2. Performs transcription of physician’s orders, coding of diagnoses and secures physician’s signatures as required on all forms.

    3. Ensures that all health related information is appropriately placed into client’s medical record.

    4. Organizes and files medical records of discharged/deceased residents. Updates, copies and maintains medication and treatment sheets. Tracks resident census for Medicare and other reimbursement.

    5. Schedules appointments for clients either at clinics and/or with rounding physicians who visit the facility. Arrange for transportation and other needs for clients who have medical appointments away from the facility.

    6. Answers station telephone and appropriately direct calls to staff member. Maintains a clean, organized and safe working environment for staff working and physicians visiting the unit and ensures adequate stock of necessary supplies for operating the unit.

    7. Retrieves and disseminates health information (e.g. running and distributing reports) necessary for operation of the nursing station.


    Health Information Specialist

    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Graduate of a Medical Secretary or Health Unit Coordinator program, or equivalent knowledge, to include medical terminology, coding and transcription
    • Up to 3 years of related experience
    • 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 experience working with seniors
    • Experience with electronic medical records systems

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  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 veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify.


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