Float PPC for Two Fellows - Glaucoma & Cornea 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) Float Physician Practice Coordinator for our Woodbury and/or Blaine clinic. 

Position Summary:
The primary focus of the Physician Practice Coordinator (PPC) is to be accountable to the assigned Physician’s (MD) clinical practice by ensuring clinic days are efficient and according to established standards and protocols while maintaining the highest regard for patient care and the overall patient experience.  

This position is based in our Minnetonka clinic but will be required to travel with the Physician and Scribe 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:
  • Coordinate assigned MD’s clinic and laser schedule to ensure proper patient flow.
  • Greet patients and guests according to company standards, anticipate and address service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank others with genuine appreciation.  Treat each patient with respect by greeting them by name, introducing self, and ensuring that the patient understands what will happen during the exam.
  • Document patient exam in electronic medical record, scribing all elements of the patient exam including contact lens template, procedure orders, e-prescribing medications, and scheduling return to clinic appointment(s). Complete coding as directed by MD and ensure charges are captured at the end of every visit.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of daily created clinic chart notes.
  • Execute special documentation, letters, and other requests with the transcription service.
  • Coordinate and schedule clinic appointments, including urgents, overbooks , referrals to outside providers, and in-clinic procedures.
  • Complete all patient issues and tasks and work in partnership with Scribe when necessary. Respond to patient inquiries and document concerns in feedback system. Ensure all patient issues are addressed within one business day.
  • Counsel/educate patient and family as needed, including the creation of medication grids.
  • Run end of clinic daily reports and ensure completion of patient documents including but not limited to FMLA, DMV, and disability.
  • Dispense medication and/or over the counter product samples as directed. 
  • Assist in minor clinic procedures, including but not limited to obtaining patient signature on consent documents and administering medications.
  • Print and dispense glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions as directed.
  • Set up exam rooms and treatment rooms for procedures per MD preference. Ensure exam rooms are continuously stocked with appropriate supplies, cleaned between patients and again at the end of each work day, as well as to assist in maintaining public spaces for professional appearance.
  • Prepare culture documents and ensure proper storage of specimens, when necessary.
  • Participate in the onboarding and training of new Team Members, especially those who are assigned to work with the same MD.
  • Other duties as assigned.
At least three years related experience in a medical office or equivalent education required. Previous experience with electronic medical record systems and ophthalmology/optometry experience highly preferred. Bilingual a plus.
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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