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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Sterile Processing Tech Job – Minnetonka, MN

Sterile Processing Tech 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 Sterile Processing Tech for our Ambulatory Surgery Center in Minnetonka. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the decontamination, sterilization, packaging and storage of instrumentation.
  • Keep accurate documentation of the above activities.
  • Clean and disinfect the patient carts and other non-critical supplies used during surgery.
  • Stock sterile supply rooms as needed.
  • Assist RNs with patient admissions, including taking vital signs.
  • Prep charts when needed, including tracking history and physical (H&Ps).
  • Assist RNs with patient discharge.
  • Complete routine monthly cleaning.
  • Participate in staff meetings and in-services.
Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of medical experience as a medical or nursing assistant or related field required
  • Sterile processing experience highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Responsive to internal and external customer needs 
Location/Schedule Details:
This position is full-time and will be based at our Minnetonka ASC but may be required to work shifts at any of our other surgery centers in Blaine, Bloomington or Woodbury as needed. 

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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Surgical Technologist Job – Minnetonka, MN

Surgical Technologist 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 (32-40 hours/week) Surgical Technologist for our Ambulatory Surgery Center in Minnetonka. 
 
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 and a minimum of one year.
  • 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 Minnetonka and is 0.8-1.0 FTE (approximately 32-40 hours/week). Hours vary between 6am-4pm, Monday – Friday. While Minnetonka is designated as the home location, travel may be required to all Minnesota Eye locations: Blaine, Bloomington, 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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Sterile Processing Tech Job – Minnetonka, MN

Sterile Processing Tech 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 Sterile Processing Tech for our Ambulatory Surgery Center in Minnetonka. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the decontamination, sterilization, packaging and storage of instrumentation.
  • Keep accurate documentation of the above activities.
  • Clean and disinfect the patient carts and other non-critical supplies used during surgery.
  • Stock sterile supply rooms as needed.
  • Assist RNs with patient admissions, including taking vital signs.
  • Prep charts when needed, including tracking history and physical (H&Ps).
  • Assist RNs with patient discharge.
  • Complete routine monthly cleaning.
  • Participate in staff meetings and in-services.
Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year of medical experience as a medical or nursing assistant or related field required
  • Sterile processing experience highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Responsive to internal and external customer needs 
Location/Schedule Details:
This position is full-time and will be based at our Minnetonka ASC but may be required to work shifts at any of our other surgery centers in Blaine, Bloomington or Woodbury as needed. 

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 Testing Assistant Job – Minnetonka, MN

Ophthalmic Testing Assistant 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.
 
Ophthalmic Testing Assistant
 
Minnesota Eye Consultants is now hiring for a Ophthalmic Testing Assistant at our Minnetonka Clinic location. The Ophthalmic Testing Assistant is responsible for supporting clinical flow by performing visual field and OCT testing.
 
Minnesota Eye Consultants offers advancement opportunities and on-the-job training. At Minnesota Eye Consultants, we promote and encourage growth.
 
Location/Schedule:
  • This position will work Monday-Friday, between the hours of 7:00am-5:00pm.  The Home base for this position is the Minnesota Eye Consultants Minnetonka clinic.
  • May be scheduled to work shifts at the other clinic locations as needed (Blaine, Bloomington, and Woodbury). 
Compensation:
  • We offer a competitive starting wage including a comprehensive benefits package with: 401K, health insurance, dental insurance as well as other comprehensive benefits.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs patient workups along with preliminary and diagnostic testing including visual acuity, patient history, lensometry if needed, and visual fields in accordance with established protocols.
  • Facilitates efficient patient flow by monitoring schedules and identifies potential schedule conflicts. Notifies appropriate member of management or designee of issues for proper resolution.
  • Ensures and maintains order in assigned work areas.
  • Participates in regular team meetings and reports team progress to ensure effective team and inter-department communications.
  • Attends and participates in research project initiation meetings when requested.
  • Responsible for ongoing professional self-development training and skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of six months customer service experience required.
  • Experience working in healthcare settings preferred, but not required.
 
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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