Welcome to Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital

Pharmacy Hours : M–F 9:00-5:30
  Pharmacy Phone : 218-365-8788

Administration

Administration Departments and Directors

  • Chief Executive OfficerJohn Fossum  218-365-8799
  • Chief Finance OfficerScott Kellerman  218-365-8760
    Responsible for all financial functions and reporting for the hospital.
  • Chief Nursing OfficerBecky Gaulke  218-365-8745
  • Business OfficeConnie Kotzian, Director  218-365-8761  M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Helps patients and families with forms and answers financial and insurance questions. Call with questions regarding hospital bills. Have your patient number and date of your visit available.
  • Community Benefit and Public Relations Jodi Martin, Coordinator  218-365-8739
    The Ely-Bloomenson Foundation was founded in 2002 to generate resources for sustaining and advancing the community’s healthcare needs. Read more here…
  • Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCarmen Green, Director  218-365-8040
    A fully-staffed Radiology Department provides X-ray, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Echocardiography, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Dexascan and Mammography. They are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Facilities ManagementAl Forsman, Director  218-365-8731
    Responsible for the maintenance of all buildings, grounds and equipment as well as overseeing the distribution of electricity, water, sewer and heating and cooling for a comfortable and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.
  • Health Information Management –  218-365-8753
    Collection and distribution of all medical documentation: typing doctor’s dictation, compiling, checking, filing, and dispersing patient information, submitting data for birth certificates and entering medical care codes into the computer for payment and statistics.
  • Human ResourcesRochelle Sjoberg, Director  218-365-8704
    Keeps EBCH in compliance, develops viable employment policies and practices, job classification and compensation, employment benefits, employee relations, recordkeeping, information processing, training and organizational development.
  • Laboratory – Josh Koehler, Director  218-365-8740
    Performs medical tests that analyze samples of a person’s blood, fluids, tissues or wastes important to diagnose medical conditions for health screening and to monitor medical treatments.
  • Materials ManagementSandra Nyman, Manager  218-365-8784
  • Quality Health ManagementPatti Banks, Director  218-365-8765
    Ensures that services provided by the hospital are in accordance with all state and federal laws. This includes Medicare billing compliance, employment/credentialing law, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA privacy and security), risk management and EMTALA.
  • Rehabilitation ServicesJoe Keranen, Director  Ely 218-365-8755    Babbitt 218-827-2255
    A multidisciplinary team composed of Physical and Occupational Therapists as well as an orthotist who is also available for bracing and prosthetic needs.
  • Social ServicesMary Maddern, Director  218-365-8758
    Provides hospital patients with assistance with admissions, discharges, financial needs and referrals for community based services.
  • Surgery – Becky Johnson, Manager 218-365-8780