Welcome to Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital

  Contact : 218-365-3271


Administration Departments and Directors

  • Chief Executive OfficerMichael Coyle  218-365-8799
  • Chief Operating Officer – Patti 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.
  • Chief Finance OfficerJeff Mullis, Interim  218-365-8760
    Responsible for all financial functions and reporting for the hospital.
  • Chief Nursing OfficerWrenae Shabel, Interim  218-365-8745
  • Chief Human Resources Office – Rochelle Sjoberg  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.
  • Business OfficeConnie Kotzian, Team Leader  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.
  • Marketing & Communications Jodi Martin, Team Leader  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 ServicesVictor Aime, Team Leader 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.
  • ER & Trauma ProgramColin Yahnke, Supervisor 218-365-8060
  • Facilities ManagementAl Forsman, Team Leader 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.
  • Financial CounselorNancy McKenzie, Supervisor 218-365-8747
  • Health Information ManagementMeghan Moravitz, Team Leader 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.
  • Hospital PharmacyJohn Schindele, Team Leader 218-365-8770
  • LaboratoryJosh Koehler, Team Leader 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, Team Leader  218-365-8784
  • Rehabilitation ServicesJoe Keranen, Team Leader  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.
  • Cardiac RehabilitationTommy Teigen, Team Leader 218-365-8738
  • Social ServicesMary Maddern, Supervisor  218-365-8758
    Provides hospital patients with assistance with admissions, discharges, financial needs and referrals for community based services.
  • Surgery – Becky Johnson, Team Leader  218-365-8780