Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Manage nursing activities within the outpatient surgery center. Ensure professional, efficient and safe patient care in compliance with state and federal regulations for outpatient surgery centers. Responsible for the overall assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care in the ambulatory surgery center. Duties include:
Ensures delivery of surgical care in accordance with Standards of Nursing Practice, Patient Bill of Rights, and Nursing and Institutional Policies.
Identifies and resolves issues concerning patient care, needs, and satisfaction. Monitors patient satisfaction survey and takes appropriate action when indicated.
Maximizes surgical productivity through efficient systems and effective delegation of duties.
Assigns duties and evaluates nursing activities to ensure patient care, staff relations, and efficiency of services.
Accepts accountability for own and delegated nursing actions.
Manages nursing staff and evaluates performance as required. Responsible for annual reviews, annual employee competencies, and maintains up-to-date employee files.
Involved in Quality Assurance Program and participates in all necessary committees, which may include the Infection Control Committee. Responsible for quarterly reviews, for example fire drill.
Develops, reviews and revises all policies, procedures and documents required for compliance in maintaining licensure and certification and communicates to staff at least annually.
Uses creative ideas and innovative approaches to develop quality/performance improvement programs. Develops annual Performance Improvement Project
Develops staffing schedules to ensure appropriate departmental coverage. Monitors work utilization, overtime, and time & attendance of all assigned staff members.
Develops tools to monitor efficiency, such as turnover rates, LOS, OR utilization, and chart prep.
Maintains inventory of all surgical and pharmaceutical supplies for surgery center. Delegates responsibilities appropriately.
Directs preparation and maintenance of patients’ medical records.
Involved in the recruitment process for hiring new staff, which may include screening resumes and conducting interviews.
Organizes and participates in new hire onboarding as well as ongoing training of staff.
Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient; responds to emergency situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol.
Conducts monthly meetings with staff, making sure to address topics such as new policies, procedures, equipment, education, and research. Provides weekly email updates to team.
Involved in conflict resolution when situations present.
Identified as an electronic medical record super user and participates in all necessary related training and super user expectations.
Reviews research project updates at least once per quarter.
Attends and participates in research project initiation meetings when requested.
Notifies the appropriate surgical staff of upcoming research surgeries.
Oversees research patient’s care throughout the whole perioperative process. Ensures all necessary equipment and documentation is present and completed.
Ensures proper coding technique, such as proper linking of diagnosis to procedure and documenting patient chief complaint.
Supervises coding by staff to ensure accuracy and completeness. Distributes coding information to appropriate personnel.
This position will be based in Maplewood, MN until our new facility opens in Woodbury, MN early 2018. Position is full time, 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday, starting as early as 6:00am.
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and at least five years OR/perioperative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Management or supervisory experience required, along with Minnesota nursing licensure and BLS and ACLS certifications.
Minnesota Eye Consultants is one of the premiere eye care practices in the nation. The team of providers at Minnesota Eye is comprised of sub-specialty trained surgeons, non-surgical ophthalmologists, and fellowship trained doctors of optometry. Our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic service...s, to LASIK – laser vision correction and other total eye care or specialty offerings. With six Twin Cities locations and over 20 physicians, we are committed to delivering both medical and surgical services in a convenient, community setting.
We are the only anterior segment private practice in the Twin Cities area that has a dedicated research department committed to improving patient care. We participate in FDA investigational studies and studies for FDA approved devices. At any given time, we typically have 15-20 active clinical studies in process. Because of our commitment to research, we have access to the most advanced technology to help treat complicated surgical cases.
The culture at Minnesota Eye Consultants is one of excellence and teamwork. With over 250 employees across all locations, we believe in One Team, All In. Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching, and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients.
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays
Medical & Dental Insurance
Group & Supplemental Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) with Company Match
Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Eye Care Services provided by Minnesota Eye Consultants Providers
Discounted Optical, Cosmetic and Nutritional Products
Employee Recognition Program