MD EyeCare Services Corporate

  • Per Diem Nurse (LVN)

    Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Mirage
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 10:06 AM)
    Job ID
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    Milauskas Eye Institute
    Pier Diem
  • Overview


    Milauskas Eye Institute


    Since 1980 Milauskas Eye Institute has been the most progressive and caring eye care center in the desert.  Our goal is and always will be to do our best to improve and preserve a patient's sight.  This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and a dynamic leadership team.


    The Preoperative/Postoperative Nurse is assigned to tasks such as patient admission and assessment, establishing intravenous access, assisting anesthesia provider with block administration, postoperative recovery of patients, and patient/family discharge teaching.


    • Basic understanding of preoperative/postoperative equipment & policies related to: Patient care monitor, patient gurney, glucometer, pregnancy testing devices, medical gases, AED, & defibrillator.
    • Maintenance of electronic medical record. Recognition of the need for narrative recording of unusual perioperative events, such as cancellation of procedure by anesthesia provider or medical emergencies.
    • Ability to provide accurate preoperative instructions to patients.
    • Ability to provide customized discharge education and follow-up phone call to patients.
    • Ability to utilize general nursing foundation to formulate a patient specific plan related to pre-existing conditions, act as the patient’s advocate, and relay information (report) to others during patient “hand off.”
    • Ability to apply Perioperative & Ophthalmic Nursing Principles to the care of the patient, especially as they relate to perioperative policies/instructions; and postoperative care of vision impaired, sedated patients who have received ophthalmic anesthetic blocks.
    • Administer medications safely, adhering to Safe Injection Practices and their implications.
    • Awareness of the impact of patient allergies on eye drop orders.
    • Adherence to Controlled Substance Policies & Procedures.
    • Participate in Medication Outdate Checks.
    • Participate in Supply Inventory Maintenance.
    • Adherence to Infection Control Policies & Procedures.
    • Familiarity with Medical Emergency Preparedness Policies & Procedures.


    • Licensed Vocational Nurse with IV certification licensed to practice nursing in the state of California
    • Preference will be given to candidates with:
      • Perioperative Nursing Experience
      • Other Specialty Nursing Experience (ICU, ER, OB)
      • Documented IV experience outside of training program
    • BLS certification
    • ACLS certification

    In turn we will offer:

    • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disability.
    • Company paid life insurance.
    • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
    • Paid parking where applicable.
    • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
    • Clear career ladder opportunities.



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