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Good Samaritan Society Health Information Coordinator in St James, Minnesota

Location: Good Samaritan Society St James
Address: 1000 2nd St S, St James, MN 56081-1899 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of health information management related policies and procedures.

  • Assists Health Information Management in performing admission and discharge medical records functions on a timely basis. Keeps Director of Health Information Management informed of all problems and/or discrepancies in charts.

  • Assists nursing department with phone duty and delivers messages in a timely manner. Performs clerical duties as requested by the Charge Nurse, i.e., faxing, phone calls, filing, etc. Tracks and schedules routine ordered labs; monitors and verifies lab results are received.

  • Schedules required physician’s visits within appropriate regulated time frame and other consulting physician appointments as needed. Arranges transportation for appointments and notifies residents/families and Volunteer Coordinator if volunteer is needed.

  • Assists in filing all monthly documentation records in the medical records on a timely basis. Maintains an organized nursing station. Maintains knowledge of the HIPAA Privacy policies and procedures and works to ensure compliance and enforcement with these policies and procedures.

  • Assists with data entry as directed or needed by the Director of Health Information Management. Understands and is proficient using GSS Resident Services. Generates and prints standard monthly reports and trends using queries/report function in GSS Resident Services as assigned.

  • Uses the EMR accurately. Responsible to lead the management and monitoring /auditing of the EMR in the location. This would include but not limited to training, documentation, reports /dashboards and retrieval management and monitoring/auditing.

  • Performs other duties as requested by Health Information Management and/or Charge Nurses. Accurately completes special projects on a timely basis.

  • Maintains residents’ self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.

  • Observes and reports residents’ conditions to appropriate staff.


  • Completion of health information management courses is beneficial.

  • Previous experience working in a health information management/medical records department.

  • Typing, data entry, filing, telephone skills, computer, and adding machine.

  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; knowledge of standard health information management practices; familiarity with office machines.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//

Req ID: req50119