Surgical Technologist Job – Bloomington, MN

Surgical Technologist Job – Bloomington, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 
 
MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time (0.8 FTE) Surgical Technologist for our Ambulatory Surgery Center in Bloomington. 

SUMMARY 
The Surgical Technologist prepares supplies, equipment and instrumentation for each surgery performed in the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). The Surgical Technologist will assist the physician with the maintenance of the sterile field and all supplies for each surgery. These individuals also assist the Nurse Manager in the maintenance of supply inventory. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gathers needed procedure appropriate supplies for each surgery.
  • Opens surgical supplies, sets up sterile field and maintains sterile field using aseptic technique. Identifies any break in sterile technique.
  • Anticipates the surgeons needs and requests appropriate supplies prior to their immediate need.
  • Updates surgeon preference cards as needed.
  • Reports missing or malfunctioning equipment and instruments to the RN in a timely manner.
  • Operates equipment required to perform job in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Performs sharp and sponge counts with the RN according to policy.
  • Disposes of sharps and hazardous materials according to policy and utilizes PPE.
  • Washes and reprocesses instrumentation according to established standards and ASC policy.
  • Organizes storage area for instruments and supplies under the direction of the Nurse Manager.
  • Labels medication on the sterile field.  Accounts for and verifies amounts, reporting totals to both the surgeon and the RN circulator.
  • Maintains knowledge of commonly used local anesthetics, antibiotics, and topical hemostats.
  • Assist RN as directed with physician orders according to patient needs.
  • Assists in initial Operating Room (OR) set up, including wet mopping floor and wiping down all flat surfaces and assists in initial decontamination room set up.
  • Cleans OR with appropriate disinfecting agents.
  • Assists in end of day clean up procedures.
  • Participates in staff meetings and in-services, accurately maintaining education file.
  • Other duties as assigned.  
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
  • Current BCLS certification required or must be obtained within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Surgical Technologist certification is strongly preferred.
Location/Schedule Details:
This position will be based in Bloomington and is 0.8 FTE (approximately 32 hours/week). Hours vary between 6am-4pm, Monday – Friday. While Bloomington is designated as the home location, travel may be required to all Minnesota Eye locations: Blaine, Minnetonka, and Woodbury.
 
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
 
MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Oculoplastic Surgeon Partner Job – Minneapolis, MN

Oculoplastic Surgeon Partner Job – Minneapolis, MN

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Oculoplastic Surgeon 
 
Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC), a premiere academic private eye care practice located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro. We are sub-specialty trained leaders in the field of ophthalmology with a mission to preserve, restore and enhance vision through research, teaching and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients. 
 
Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in ophthalmology and have completed a 2-year fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Orbit and Reconstructive Surgery. 
 
Opportunity Highlights
  • Full Spectrum, well established, Oculoplastic/Oculofacial Practice
  • Partnership track position
  • Robust Research Department
  • Fellowship Program
Extraordinary Support Staff
  • State-of-the-art suburban locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area
  • Most up-to-date technology
  • Opportunity for residency and fellow education
 
Contact:
Jill Melicher, MD
jsmelicher@mneye.com
952-888-5800

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Medical Optometrist Job – Minneapolis, MN

Medical Optometrist Job – Minneapolis, MN

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Job Description: Medical Optometrist

Location: Minneapolis, MN, 55404

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Medical Optometrist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing exceptional patient care and possess excellent clinical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive eye exams and diagnose and treat various eye conditions and diseases
  • Prescribe and fit corrective lenses and contact lenses
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to provide coordinated patient care
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in optometry and eye care

Requirements:

  • Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited institution
  • Current state license to practice optometry
  • Strong clinical skills and ability to diagnose and treat various eye conditions and diseases
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

If you are a dedicated and compassionate Medical Optometrist looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

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Medical Coder Job – Bloomington, MN

Medical Coder Job – Bloomington, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 



MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time Medical Coder in our Business Office at our Bloomington location. This position can be in office or full time remote.



SUMMARY

The Medical Coder is responsible for establishing, implementing, and coordinating documentation and coding processes of clinical and surgical outpatient services, as well as routine eye care. This position will also serve as an information resource and guide to providers, team members, practice managers, and members of our compliance team. The Medical Coder will work within the policies, scope, and goals set forth by the practice.  This includes chart documentation and operative note review, finalizing charge data for accurate, timely and compliant claim submissions, provide training to clinical support team, providers, and revenue cycle team, as well as conduct annual chart reviews for compliance. This position will ensure practice coding practices follow state and federal regulations, as well as carrier specific acceptable CPT and ICD-10 coding standards.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Review clinical chart documentation to ensure the services coded by the physician team are properly documented, and coded.
  • Assess operative notes for completeness and assign appropriate CPT and ICD-10 codes to all outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Capture timely and accurate charges, including but not limited to,  electronic processing of clinical charges, updating encounter set up, modifiers, diagnosis codes, CPT order, and invoice supplies in accordance with billing and coding guidelines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and remain current with changes in coding and billing regulations, insurance specific policies, as well as company policy and procedures. Create and maintain a reference library of coding, data entry, and reimbursement policies/procedures.
  • Conduct provider chart reviews per the company compliance policy. Specifically, this includes onboarding new physicians, annual chart reviews, and following up on areas of improvement.
  • Implement and oversee coding and documentation training program for providers, clinical support, and revenue cycle teams.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with physicians, clinical support teams, revenue cycle team, and management regarding coding and documentation clarifications, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Assist Revenue Cycle teams with coding related needs including managing unbilled reports for clinical and surgical services, supplying codes for accurate prior authorizations, reviewing coding related claim denials, and assisting the team in addressing patient coding related inquiries.
  • Identify areas of opportunity for improved documentation in the clinic, or efficiency in daily work, and coordinate training with the Revenue Cycle Manager for purposes of team member professional development and revenue impacts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • Associate degree (AA) from two-year college or technical school preferred; and/or two to three years’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination.
  • Minimum of 3 years medical billing and coding experience.
  • Coding certification required.
  • Previous Ophthalmology experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of medical and insurance terminology.
  • Previous experience in working with Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid and managed care insurance plans and procedures preferred.
  • Proficient with computers. Including experience in Microsoft applications – word, excel, outlook, and previous experience with electronic claim filing and practice management software programs.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
  • Certified Procedural Coder, Ophthalmic Coding Specialist, Certified Coding Specialist, Registered Health Information Technician, or Registered Health Information Administrator required. Ongoing certification maintenance is required.


About Us:

At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.



MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 



Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Registered Nurse Job – Minnetonka, MN

Registered Nurse Job – Minnetonka, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 

MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a Full Time (0.8 FTE) Registered Nurse in our Minnetonka Ambulatory Surgery Center.  

SUMMARY
Provides professional, high quality, safe and efficient peri-operative nursing care to patients. Roles include circulating, scrubbing, preoperative and postoperative areas as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluation of self-practice in context with professional practice standards and relevant statutes and regulations.
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice.
  • Obtains patients’ medical history and performs physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Presents the historical and physical data to the physician to aid in determining the diagnostic and therapeutic measures necessary to correct the patient’s problem.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or practice policy including patient and family instruction; explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient; administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques; prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies for surgery.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions and notifies Physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents; takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient; responds to emergency situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol.
  • Participates in training of personnel.
Pre-Operative duties: 
  • Responsible for preparing the patient for the anticipated surgical procedure, including obtaining an informed consent, completing a pre-operative patient assessment and performing any procedure or administering medications required to prepare the patient for surgery.
  • Communicates with the circulating nurse, the recovery room nurse, the anesthesia care provider and the surgeon to coordinate a safe and comfortable surgical experience. 
  • She/He participates in patient education, makes nursing diagnoses and plans nursing care.
Post-Operative duties:
  • Responsible for patient assessment and maintaining the patients safety in recovering from anesthetic and surgical medications
  • Responsible for ensuring that the patient understands their post-operative care requirements
  • Collaborates with other peri-operative nursing staff, anesthesia care providers and the surgeon
  • Assesses patient outcomes
  • Other duties as assigned.
Circulating Nurse duties (if applicable): 
  • Assesses patient condition before, during and after the procedure to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Responsible for maintaining sterile technique in the operating room to ensure patient safety
  • Supervises any unlicensed assertive personnel in the operating room.
  • Responsible for ensuring that postoperative physician orders are communicated to the recovery room nursing staff for implementation.
  • Develops a plan of care and evaluates patient outcomes.
  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for the patient.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Completion of accredited Registered Nursing Program from college or technical school. Two years RN experience in a hospital and/or surgery center setting. One year pre-operative and post-operative experience highly preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • A current and up to date MN Registered Nurse (RN) License is required
  • A current and up to date BLS certification is required
  • ACLS is required within 6 months of hire
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.

MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 

Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Medical Scribe Job – Bloomington, MN

Medical Scribe Job – Bloomington, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 
 
MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Medical Scribe in our Bloomington clinic. 
 
Position Summary:
The Scribe assists the Doctors of Ophthalmology and/or Optometry with documentation of the patient exam into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR). The Scribe will also assist with facilitation of surgery and procedure scheduling and scheduling of return appointments as directed by the provider. Partners with other clinic staff to facilitate efficient clinic flow and ensure quality patient care.
 
Location and Schedule:
This position is based in our Bloomington clinic but will be required to travel with the Physician and Physician Practice Coordinator to other MEC clinics as needed based on the Physician’s schedule. This position works Monday-Friday with hours varying between 6:30am – 5:00pm.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document patient exam in EHR, scribing all elements of the patient exam including contact lens template, procedure orders, e-prescribing medications and scheduling the return to clinic.
  • Provide patient and family counseling/education as needed, including the creation of medication grids.
  • Dispense medication and/or over the counter product samples as directed.
  • Print and dispense glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions as directed.
  • Review all chart notes and correspondence daily to ensure accuracy and completeness. Ensure chart documentation meets ICD-10 requirements.
  • Obtain patient signature on consent documents for in lane procedures.
  • Set up exam rooms per provider preference, keep exam rooms stocked and clean between patients; cleaned at end of each work day; assist in maintaining public spaces for professional appearance.
  • Run EHR reports at end of clinic to ensure completion of patient documents.
  • Partner with providers to prepare culture documents, ensure proper storage of specimens, contact lab for pickup and ensure specimen is in the lockbox for pick up.
  • Attend trainings and stay current on requirements for Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures, HIPAA compliance and Protected Health Information.
  • Schedule return appointments and/or enter recalls in Electronic Practice Management (EPM) as ordered by the provider, including referrals to outside providers
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Education and/or experience required: 
  • High schedule diploma or equivalent.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Great experience for future medical students
  • Keyboarding and computer knowledge.
  • Previous experience with EHR systems and ophthalmology/optometry experience preferred.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • 1-2 years related experience in a medical office or equivalent education preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • MSCAT preferred.
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
 
MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
 
Key Words: Scribe, Medical Scribe, Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, Clinical Assistant, LPN

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Medical Scribe Job – Woodbury, MN

Medical Scribe Job – Woodbury, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 
 
MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Medical Scribe in our Woodbury clinic. 
 
Position Summary:

The Scribe assists the Doctors of Ophthalmology and/or Optometry with documentation of the patient exam into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR). The Scribe will also assist with facilitation of surgery and procedure scheduling and scheduling of return appointments as directed by the provider. Partners with other clinic staff to facilitate efficient clinic flow and ensure quality patient care.
 
Location and Schedule:
This position is based in our Woodbury clinic but will be required to travel with the Physician and Physician Practice Coordinator to other MEC clinics as needed based on the Physician’s schedule. This position works Monday-Friday with hours varying between 6:30am – 5:00pm.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document patient exam in EHR, scribing all elements of the patient exam including contact lens template, procedure orders, e-prescribing medications and scheduling the return to clinic.
  • Provide patient and family counseling/education as needed, including the creation of medication grids.
  • Dispense medication and/or over the counter product samples as directed.
  • Print and dispense glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions as directed.
  • Review all chart notes and correspondence daily to ensure accuracy and completeness. Ensure chart documentation meets ICD-10 requirements.
  • Obtain patient signature on consent documents for in lane procedures.
  • Set up exam rooms per provider preference, keep exam rooms stocked and clean between patients; cleaned at end of each work day; assist in maintaining public spaces for professional appearance.
  • Run EHR reports at end of clinic to ensure completion of patient documents.
  • Partner with providers to prepare culture documents, ensure proper storage of specimens, contact lab for pickup and ensure specimen is in the lockbox for pick up.
  • Attend trainings and stay current on requirements for Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures, HIPAA compliance and Protected Health Information.
  • Schedule return appointments and/or enter recalls in Electronic Practice Management (EPM) as ordered by the provider, including referrals to outside providers
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Education and/or experience required: 
  • High schedule diploma or equivalent.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Keyboarding and computer knowledge.
  • Previous experience with EHR systems and ophthalmology/optometry experience preferred.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • 1-2 years related experience in a medical office or equivalent education preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • MSCAT preferred.
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
 
MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Ophthalmic Technician II Job – Bloomington, MN

Ophthalmic Technician II Job – Bloomington, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 
 
MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Ophthalmic Technician II for our Bloomington clinic. 
 
Location/Schedule:
This position will work Monday-Friday, between 7:30am-5:00pm. May require an occasional 1/2 day on Saturday (1-2 times per year). The home base of this position is the Bloomington clinic, but may be scheduled to work shifts at the other MEC locations as needed (Blaine, Minnetonka and Woodbury). 

 
Position Summary:  
The Ophthalmic Technician is responsible for performing measurements and tests that provide the physician with the information needed to arrive at a diagnosis and to prescribe treatment. This position primarily works with the Ophthalmologists but may see patients for any MEC provider within their skill-set.
 
Career Path:
The rewarding Ophthalmic Technician career path at Minnesota Eye offers advancement opportunities, on-the-job training, free courses for Continuing Education credits, and a healthy work-life balance. At MEC, we promote and encourage growth. Team members can work to advance from COA to COT, COMT and even OSA and will be supported on this journey.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Open exam rooms at the beginning of the shift, ensure all equipment is clean and ready for the doctor
  • Obtain complete patient histories including chief complaint, past ocular/medical history, family medical/ocular history and history of allergies and medications.
  • Perform and document subjective and objective ophthalmic testing efficiently to provide basic and extensive information necessary for ophthalmic examinations. This includes but is not limited to: history, visual acuities, lensometry (manual and auto), keratometry (manual and automated) visual fields, tonometry, A-scan, B-scan, fundus photography, perform refractive surgery workup’s, assist with basic and complex clinical procedures
  • Acquaint all patients with the office procedures to which they will be exposed. Inform patients of the purpose of all tests personally performed and how they will be affected during the tests.
  • Assist in the maintenance and calibration of equipment
  • Assist with ongoing education and mentoring of staff
  • Stock all necessary supplies; clean all equipment and close down exam rooms at the end of the day
  • Regularly communicate and interact with Clinic Manager, MD’s, OD’s, and other members of the clinical team
 
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant or Technician
 
Certificates, Licensees and/or Registrations Required:
  • Basic Life Support within six months of employment
  • COA, COT or COMT preferred but not required
 
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
 
MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
 
 

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Regional Revenue Cycle Director Job – Bloomington, MN

Regional Revenue Cycle Director Job – Bloomington, MN

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At Unifeye Vision Partners (UVP) our mission is simple: to partner with leading eye care practices and support them in their quest to improve the quality of their patients’ lives. We are building the leading, nationally recognized integrated eye care community in the country through these partnerships and our commitment to upholding our mission and core values.
 
Position Summary
The Regional Revenue Cycle Director provides leadership and is responsible for the claim life cycle including, coding, charge entry, payment posting, patient financial services, prior authorizations, and AR analysis across the Midwest region. You will manage the team responsible for all aspects of revenue cycle.
 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
  • Lead the revenue cycle teams to accomplish all work efficiently and accurately.
  • Perform as a practice expert of the department on all issues relating to billing and intake processes.
  • Supervise the billing/intake department operations; oversee charge entry, payment posting, reimbursement management, referral intake and insurance verification, claim submissions, and accounts receivable follow-up.
  • Carry out audits of current procedures and processes, discover billing/intake operations areas to improve on and effect the necessary actions.
  • Train, allocate work, and resolve problems among billing office personnel.
  • Carry out performance evaluation of personnel and recommend necessary actions.
  • Provide motivation to employees to achieve their best performance and high degree of productivity.
  • Ensure quality and appropriate trainings are provided to newly hired and existing billing/intake staff through effect supervision and coordination of the training process, and by adhering to established company operating policies, procedures and systems, protocols, techniques, and standards.
  • Carry out analysis of trends affecting coding, charges, accounts receivable, and collection, and assign manageable tasks to billing staff.
  • Collaborate with other departments to get and analyze additional information about patients to be able to record and process billing effectively.
  • Ensure the billing/intake department carries out all its activities in accordance with its overall protocol, and also that they complied with payer, State, and Federal requirements, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Oversee prior authorization and ensure smooth and timely processing.
  • Remain updated on HIPAA and all other health information management issues and regulations and share appropriately with providers and other departments.
  • Ensure strong team building and protocol in the billing and intake department.
  • Give report of all concerns and issues at the department to the SVP- RCM for prompt necessary action.
  • Models UVP’s Core values through demonstrated behavior, action, and words. Supports the mission, vision and values of the organization providing the highest level of customer service to patients, visitors, Providers and Team Members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of function, department, and team members.
  • Implement supervisory responsibilities in accordance with UVP’s policies and applicable laws including but not limited to budgeting, hiring, performance reviews, employee development, approval of timecards, expense management, planning, assigning, and directing work, pay recommendations, coaching, counseling, conflict resolution and discipline, addressing any issues and concerns, where appropriate.  
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Four year degree from a four-year college or university.
  • Ten plus years’ experience in revenue cycle.
  • Five plus years’ of professional experience in medical billing management.
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Medical Scribe Job – Blaine, MN

Medical Scribe Job – Blaine, MN

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Minnesota Eye Consultants (MEC) is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. We believe in One Team, All In. The culture at MEC is one of excellence and teamwork. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments. 
 
MN Eye Consultants is currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Medical Scribe in our Blaine clinic. 
 
Position Summary:

The Scribe assists the Doctors of Ophthalmology and/or Optometry with documentation of the patient exam into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR). The Scribe will also assist with facilitation of surgery and procedure scheduling and scheduling of return appointments as directed by the provider. Partners with other clinic staff to facilitate efficient clinic flow and ensure quality patient care.
 
Location and Schedule:
This position is based in our Blaine clinic but will be required to travel with the Physician and Physician Practice Coordinator to other MEC clinics as needed based on the Physician’s schedule. This position works Monday-Friday with hours varying between 6:30am – 5:00pm.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Document patient exam in EHR, scribing all elements of the patient exam including contact lens template, procedure orders, e-prescribing medications and scheduling the return to clinic.
  • Provide patient and family counseling/education as needed, including the creation of medication grids.
  • Dispense medication and/or over the counter product samples as directed.
  • Print and dispense glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions as directed.
  • Review all chart notes and correspondence daily to ensure accuracy and completeness. Ensure chart documentation meets ICD-10 requirements.
  • Obtain patient signature on consent documents for in lane procedures.
  • Set up exam rooms per provider preference, keep exam rooms stocked and clean between patients; cleaned at end of each work day; assist in maintaining public spaces for professional appearance.
  • Run EHR reports at end of clinic to ensure completion of patient documents.
  • Partner with providers to prepare culture documents, ensure proper storage of specimens, contact lab for pickup and ensure specimen is in the lockbox for pick up.
  • Attend trainings and stay current on requirements for Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures, HIPAA compliance and Protected Health Information.
  • Schedule return appointments and/or enter recalls in Electronic Practice Management (EPM) as ordered by the provider, including referrals to outside providers
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Education and/or experience required: 
  • High schedule diploma or equivalent.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Keyboarding and computer knowledge.
  • Previous experience with EHR systems and ophthalmology/optometry experience preferred.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • 1-2 years related experience in a medical office or equivalent education preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • MSCAT preferred.
About Us:
At MEC, our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
 
MN Eye Consultants and Northwest Eye Clinic are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com 
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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