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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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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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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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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Refractive Surgery Consultant Job – Bloomington, MN

Refractive Surgery Consultant 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 Refractive Surgery Consultant for our Bloomington clinic. This is a hybrid role: part time in the office and part time remote (after training and meeting expectations). ​

Summary

The Refractive Surgical Coordinator is responsible for achieving, if not exceeding, growth targets for our Refractive and Advanced Cataract Package services. This position will provide education and counseling based on the recommendations of the physician. This individual will drive the exceptional experiences our patients and referring providers receive when working with Minnesota Eye Consultants.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Comprehensive knowledge and patient flow expert for Minnesota Eye Consultants’ elective services, such as refractive procedures and processes in order to effectively counsel, educate and schedule patients.
  • Respond timely and accurately to patient phone and in-person inquiries.
  • Provide an exceptional patient experience during the consultation and pre-operative portion of the LASIK surgery and Advanced Cataract appointments, including but not limited to, proper patient education and counseling, scheduling, and paperwork/payment collection.
  • Effectively collaborate with management to promote exceptional patient experience.
  • Proactively follow-up with non-committed patients, engaging in the education process.
  • Accurately prepare patient charts for upcoming procedures.
  • Monitor electronic medical records task box; complete all assigned tasks according to policy and protocols.
  • Complete 30-day refractive cards and letters; send to patients.
  • Coordinate referrals for surgery by obtaining approval from providers and scheduling surgery and all post-operative appointments.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High school education with one-two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience with a high focus on customer service, sales, and medical background.  2+ years of Ophthalmology experience preferred.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
COA, COT or COMT preferred.
Location/Schedule Details
This position is full-time, 40 hours, 5 day per week position and will be based at our Bloomington office, but is required to travel to all MN Eye Locations (Bloomington, 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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Refractive Surgery Consultant Job – Bloomington, MN

Refractive Surgery Consultant 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 Refractive Surgery Consultant for our Bloomington clinic. This is a hybrid role: part time in the office and part time remote (after training and meeting expectations). ​

Summary

The Refractive Surgical Coordinator is responsible for achieving, if not exceeding, growth targets for our Refractive and Advanced Cataract Package services. This position will provide education and counseling based on the recommendations of the physician. This individual will drive the exceptional experiences our patients and referring providers receive when working with Minnesota Eye Consultants.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Comprehensive knowledge and patient flow expert for Minnesota Eye Consultants’ elective services, such as refractive procedures and processes in order to effectively counsel, educate and schedule patients.
  • Respond timely and accurately to patient phone and in-person inquiries.
  • Provide an exceptional patient experience during the consultation and pre-operative portion of the LASIK surgery and Advanced Cataract appointments, including but not limited to, proper patient education and counseling, scheduling, and paperwork/payment collection.
  • Effectively collaborate with management to promote exceptional patient experience.
  • Proactively follow-up with non-committed patients, engaging in the education process.
  • Accurately prepare patient charts for upcoming procedures.
  • Monitor electronic medical records task box; complete all assigned tasks according to policy and protocols.
  • Complete 30-day refractive cards and letters; send to patients.
  • Coordinate referrals for surgery by obtaining approval from providers and scheduling surgery and all post-operative appointments.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High school education with one-two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience with a high focus on customer service, sales, and medical background.  2+ years of Ophthalmology experience preferred.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
COA, COT or COMT preferred.
Location/Schedule Details
This position is full-time, 40 hours, 5 day per week position and will be based at our Bloomington office, but is required to travel to all MN Eye Locations (Bloomington, 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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Ophthalmic Technician I Job – Bloomington, MN

Ophthalmic Technician I 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 I for our Bloomington clinic. 



Position Summary:

This position 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 Doctors of Optometry but may see patients for any MEC provider within their skill-set.



Career Path: 

This is a great opportunity to start your career as a one of the Technicians on our MEC team. MEC offers Technicians the ability to gain experience with complex cases and be promoted internally through a developed OT career path. 



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 (Minnetonka, Woodbury and Blaine). 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Welcome and acknowledge all patients and guests according to company standards, anticipate and address service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank others with genuine appreciation.
  • 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 information necessary for ophthalmic examinations. This includes but is not limited to: history, visual acuities, lensometry (manual and auto), refractometry, keratometry (manual and automated), visual fields, tonometry, assisting with office procedures
  • Educate patients regarding diagnostic testing and their clinic visit
  • Open and close exam rooms, ensure all equipment is clean and ready for the doctor; stock all necessary supplies
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year of direct patient care experience within an eye clinic or Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant or LPN experience
  • Optometry or Ophthalmology experience 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.

 
Key Words: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, CMA, Certified Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant

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Patient Service Representative Job – Bloomington, MN

Patient Service Representative 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 Patient Service Representative for our Bloomington location. 

SUMMARY 
The Patient Service Representative is responsible for welcoming patients and visitors to MEC in a warm and friendly manner and helping to prepare for their visit. This includes problem resolution and assisting with paperwork including demographics, insurance information, and collecting co-payments and/or past due balances in a timely manner.

Location and Schedule:
This position is based at our Bloomington clinic but will be required to work shifts at other MEC clinics as needed (Blaine, Minnetonka, and Woodbury). The work schedule is an 8.5 hour day between the hours of 7-5pm on Monday-Friday and includes a Saturday morning rotation. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcome patients and visitors in a warm, friendly, prompt manner as the first point of contact in the overall patient experience and assist with navigational needs and appointment scheduling.
  • Verify, obtain, enter and update patient demographics, insurance, referring physician, primary care provider, and other required fields as assigned. 
  • Assist patients with completion of pertinent forms including but not limited to medical history, patient agreement, workers compensation.
  • Collect patient payments for self-pay appointments, co-payments, outstanding balances, and fees for contact lens related items.
  • Daily cash reconciliation and posting of cash batch. 
  • Coordinate and assist patients with transportation needs.
  • Prepare patient charts in advance for both clinic and laser visits including printing fee tickets for add on appointments.
  • Prepare surgery and dry eye patient packets and laser post-op kits.
  • Distribute daily visit paperwork. 
  • Scan patient paperwork into the electronic health record.
  • Facilitate lobby safety and cleanliness as well as cleaning lanyards and badges.
  • Comply with established standards and protocols of MEC goals and objectives including compliance with HIPAA and PHI standards and protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma/GED
  • 1-2 years related customer service experience 
  • Health care experience 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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