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Listings last updated: 11/10/14
Responsible for obtaining all patient demographic and insurance information verification of insurance benefits follows up on referral forms obtains patients orders and consent reviews order for accuracy and order entries follows up on pretesting done at NYEE and outside premises prepares patient chart enters patient information in Meditech system provides service to patient involving transportation, translator, billing questions,
Qualifications 3-5 yrs experience in a hospital setting, admitting experience CRT and typing skills a must medical terminology communication and organizational skills a must.
PATIENT REGISTRAR PER DIEM
Ennter admission data and ensures that insurance information is complete greets and interviews patients ensures that financial and admitting forms are signed appropriately prepares addressograph plate, face sheet, and identification band for patient assists in assigning beds assist in printing of admission reports fill-in at the reception desk when needed able to perform all registration and cashiering functions performs other duties as directed by supervisor assistant director and director. Qualifications :Education, experience, special skills, license, etc. high school diploma or equivalent CRT skills and/or typing customer service experience a + bilingual a +
SIGN LANGUAGE MEDICAL INTERPRETER
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Language Services Department, provides Sign Language interpretations on-site between patients and health care providers and other staff, including consent forms; additionally provides support to the department as needed. Interpreter is alert to problematic situations (e.g. breakdowns in communication, lack of information) and suggests appropriate solutions before problems arise whenever possible. Responsible for delivering the highest quality of service; must be responsive to individuals and departments and must demonstrate a team approach. Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information as directed by HIPAA. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements are a minimum of an Associate’s Degree; Nationally Certified by the Nationally Certified by the RID (registry for the Deaf) required: preferably both CI & CT certification, and any subsequent equivalent of certification released after CI & CT certifications. Proven Spanish Language level fluency at an Interpreter level is also preferred. Some computer experience required in either Microsoft Word and/or Excel. FULL-TIME POSITION
DIRECTOR OF INFECTION PREVENTION PROGRAM/EMPLOYEE HEALTH SERVICE
Responsible for overseeing all aspects on the Infection Prevention/Control Program, in collaboration with employee health services manager. Initiates implements, monitors and evaluates Infection Prevention standards throughout The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; consistent with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Ensures compliance with NYS, NYC, OSHA and The Joint commission requirements. Baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field required. Current NYS nursing license. APIC certification and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Infection Prevention. Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs. Additional educational preparation is desirable in the areas of Epidemiology. Membership in professional organizations. FULL-TIME POSITION
Responsibilities include answering and screening phone calls; scheduling appointments; greeting patients; obtains and processes necessary information regarding appointments and cancellations. Data entry and output; prints reports. Maintains office filing system and/or patient chart system. Processes receipts; checks and prepares patient charts. Other duties as assigned by department head. 1-2 years’ experience in a service office environment. High school diploma. Bilingual preferred. Some knowledge of computers and good communication skills. PER DIEM POSITIONS (4)
REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE- ENT CLINIC
Responsibilities include the provision of direct comprehensive care to ambulatory / emergency service patients as part of the healthcare team. Provide care that is consistent with the philosophy and goals of the Nursing Department and the patient care unit. BSN required. Current NY State nursing license/registration required. BCLS/ACLS certification required. Computer knowledge preferred. At least 1 year experience in Ambulatory Care or Med//Surg required. Eye\ENT related experience preferred. PER DIEM
SURGICIAL COORDINATOR REGULAR FULL TIME POSITION
The Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for scheduling inpatient and ambulatory surgeries (both adult and pediatric), procedures and follow-up appointments for patients. This person obtains pre-authorizations for procedures and diagnostic tests as requested by the physician. Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for the coordination of all OR surgeries and procedures. Verifies patient demographics and obtains pre-certification from insurance carriers for all OR surgeries and procedures. Records hospital reservation and pre-admit data in hospital Meditech system and Arranges patient pre-testing with appropriate departments and is responsible for obtaining patient medical clearance. Serves as a liaison between referring physicians and surgeons for the communication of clinical data and to determine OR scheduling, etc. Collects, Faxes and distributes appropriate paperwork to internal and external parties to coordinate surgeries. Schedules post-operative follow-up visits with providers. Trains and mentors other Surgical Scheduling Coordinator(s) or less senior staff within the department. Performs other related duties as assigned by Department head. Desired Skills and Experience Education Requirements: High School diploma. Associates Degree preferred Professional Experience: 2 years of surgical scheduling experience preferred •Certificate in Medical Terminology preferred.
Responsible for keeping hospital facilities and equipment clean and orderly according to Joint Commission standards and following Infection Control protocol. Duties shall include, but not limited to, mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing, and waxing floors, trash collection, snow removal and other related duties. Must be flexible, available to work on weekends and holidays. Job requires lifting, pushing, pulling, and bending. Experience in healthcare preferred. Eighth grade schooling or above preferred. Previous housekeeping experience required. EVENING SHIFT PER DIEM (2)
Secretarial duties: general office skills, including typing letters, taking and preparing meeting minutes, and meeting agendas. Assist in gathering data and preparing departmental reports. Opening mail, assisting patients with requests. Communicating effectively and in a timely manner with Department Managers. Assist Residency Program Coordinator, Director of Medical Education, and Administrator. Answers and screens phone calls and responds appropriately to requests. Takes accurate messages and informs Administrator of messages in a timely manner. Coordinates graduation for ophthalmology, ensures all diplomas, certificates, and awards are ordered and formatted correctly in a timely fashion. QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience, Special Skills, License, Etc.) 2+ years of college and minimum of 2 years secretarial experience Computer knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Bilingual preferred Strong interpersonal and customer skills Flexible
Responsible for the overall management and implementation of a new community outreach program targeted to seniors. Responsibilities include identifying screening team members, establishing training and program protocols, developing a questionnaire for screened participants to complete, purchasing equipment, creating a software program for program database, tracking of results, working with NYEE IT to create an educational website to showcase the program, canvassing potential partner organizations to organize screening events and eye health seminars, overseeing the creation of multi-language educational eye health brochures, and working with NYEE public affairs to generate endorsements, promote the program in the media, and engage interest of local stores, banks, etc., in distributing flyers. Requirements include experience in healthcare and community outreach, outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with the public and all levels of administration and staff, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated use of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and data analysis, and willingness to travel by subway and/or car to Brooklyn. Previous experience interacting with community advisory boards (CAB) preferred; Master’s Degree preferred. The program is funded by a two-year grant and, if successful, will require ongoing coordination. FULL-TIME POSITION
Handles all phone responsibilities for Faculty Practice including answering incoming calls, taking messages, directing calls, and scheduling patient appointments in a timely, accurate, and courteous manner. FULL TIME POSITION / DAYS
Responsible for screening patients for nutrition risk, assessing patients found to be at risk. Documenting follow up interactions, creating nutrition care plans and modifying as needed. Developing implements and evaluates nutritional care for patients. Modifying therapeutic menus based on diet orders and patient request. Reviewing patient’s menus for completeness and accuracy. Conducting meal rounds and supervising food service staff. Baccalaureate degree in Nutrition Sciences. Registered Dietitian with the Committee on Dietetic Registration required. Certified Dietitian / Nutritionist in New York State preferred. Hospital experience preferred. Experience with JCAHO a plus. PER-DIEM POSITION
Responsible for the overall supervision of the Microbiology Department, which includes, Bacteriology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology, Parasitology, Immunology and Serology. Position entails Isolation and identifying bacterial, viral and fungal organisms. Also responsible for serological testing and aids physicians in the infections by performing antimicrobial testing. Troubleshoots instrument malfunction and correct problems whenever possible. Bachelor's Degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or Medical Technology. Six years of experience or both in specialty areas of service responsibility. Registered with the New York State Department of Health. The Microbiologist will exercise discretion regarding clinical information processed through the Department, which may be provided to or reported, by the laboratories in order to maintain confidentiality. FULL-TIME POSITION / MON - FRI / 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Responsible for operational, technical, regulatory, financial, and interdepartmental affairs of the Clinical Laboratory. Acts in the absence of the Laboratory Director within documented, delegated functions. Supervises laboratory staff, which incorporates supervisors, technologists, clerical staff and technical aides. Ensures that tests are performed in accordance laboratory policies and procedures, and that results are valid, accurate, and timely. Prepares the laboratory for compliance with the stringent requirements of regulatory and accreditation agencies (e.g. College of American Pathologists, New York State Department of Health). Performs other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s Degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science or Medical Technology required (Master’s Degree preferred). Minimum of 6 years’ related experience required including supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory. NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license along with current registration required. Must meet all the requirements of Part 58 of 10NYCRR, 58-1.4, Laboratory Supervisor. Must have the ability to exercise discretion regarding clinical information processed through the department, which may be provided to or reported by the laboratories in order to maintain confidentiality. FULL TIME POSITION / DAYS
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER
Responsible for the oversight of the Clinical Laboratory QA program; proficiency testing; instrument, method and laboratory information system validation and implementation; continuing education,; occurrence reporting, root causes analyses, corrective actions; inspection/accreditation. Oversees development/implementation of licensure/accreditation, departmental programs, initiatives, and policies/procedures. Brings issues to appropriate senior staff to address staff and space requirements. Keeps employee files and records neat and up to date. Manages validation and implementation of lab instrumentation, methods, and information systems, including participation in negotiation of contracts. Manages safety, environment of care, and infection control. Manages proficiency testing for College of American Pathologists and New York State. Subscribes to continuing education conferences directed to laboratory staff. Reviews and updates policies as needed, coordinates CAP self-inspection, completes inspection applications, and obtains copies of reference laboratory licenses annually or upon expiration. Follows up on occurrence reports, errors, accidents for the department, updates summaries of occurrence reports/performance indicators, reviews performance indicators with Medical Director on a monthly basis, retains monthly performance improvement indicators for all departments, prepares and submits QA reports, participates in relevant committees, and other duties as assigned. Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology or related field required. Must have minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience. Previous laboratory supervisor experience preferred. Must possess NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license. ASCP or NCA preferred. Familiarity with MS Word and MS Excel, strong communication skills, and ability to multitask and take direction are also required. FULL TIME POSITION / DAYS
Responsibilities include directing the operations of the Histology Laboratory by maintaining inventories of reagents and managing work flow based on clinical research workload demands. Maintaining protocols, procedure manual and quality assurance programs as required by regulatory agencies. Evaluating and integrating new procedures into the laboratory as requested by the Director. Bachelor's Degree required. ASCP certification preferred. Minimum two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in Histotechnology. At least five years’ experience in Histotechnology.
FULL-TIME POSITION – DAYS
Supervise coders and be the resource person and educator for NYEE Staff on Coding, Reimbursement, Facility Guidelines, Different Payers Requirements, APC, DRGs, ICD9CM, CPT, and Compliance with Medicare and Medicaid rules; Provide oversight for the appropriateness of coding for ASU, Inpatients, Clinics, and Ancillary Departments. Perform data quality reviews on coding of inpatient, ambulatory care, and outpatient for visits at NYEE to validate the ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Level II code and modifier assignments, APC and DRG appropriateness and any missing diagnoses. Coding Certification, CCS or CPC-H, is required. RHIA or RHIT credentials is preferred. Minimum of 3 years progressive coding or coding review experience in ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS is required. Claims processing knowledge of data management responsibilities are a plus. Good oral and written communication skills and comprehensive knowledge of the OPPS reimbursement methodology and regulatory requirements. Prefer someone with past auditing experience or strong training background in coding and reimbursement.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to, providing coordination, integration and facilitation of clinical and administrative services for the divisions of nursing and the other hospital services in the absence of the Vice President and/or Division Director of Patient Care Services or other department managers. RN / BSN required. Current NY State license/registration required. Master’s Degree preferred. BCLS/ACLS certified. Med-Surg/ER experience in a hospital setting preferred. Management experience preferred. PER-DIEM POSITIONS / FLEXIBLE HOURS / ADDITIONAL POSITION FOR A PART TIME 22.5 HURS WEEKLY – ON WEEKENDS
DIRECTOR OF NURSING EDUCATION, QUALITY, RESEARCH AND MAGNET PROGRAMS
The Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Nursing Education, Quality, Research and Magnet Programs and assists the Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations/CNO in accomplishing departments of nursing objectives. Assures data collection for the Magnet program. Collaborates with Nursing Councils and assists in their endeavors. Provides leadership, exhibits initiative, innovation and creativity. Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate multiple activities and functions. Current NY State nursing license/registration required. Master's degree required, Doctoral degree preferred. 2-4 years proven experience and expertise in project management and/or educational position, or as a magnet coordinator. Certification in nursing administration (ANA) preferred. Computer software, knowledge and skills. Evidence of competency in clinical quality planning, measurement and improvement. Evidence of skilled communication (written, verbal and group process). FULL-TIME POSITION / FLEXIBLE
Responsibilities include providing nursing care under supervision of Registered Nurse(s) that is consistent with the Philosophy and goals of the Nursing department and patient care unit. Transport of post-anesthesia patients; Assists in clerical functions and assist in additional assignments as determined by Nurse in charge. May be floated or cross-trained to other patient’s units. Must be computer literate. Nursing Assistant Certification, High School Diploma, basic heart support, BCLS or HeartSaver required. Certification of EKG and Phlebotomy required. Hospital related experience preferred. PER-DIEM POSITION
Responsibilities include the provision of direct comprehensive care to ambulatory / emergency service patients as part of the healthcare team. Responsible for the coordination of daily unit while acting as a receptionist and performing clerical/secretarial activities. Performs EKG and phlebotomy as needed. Provide care that is consistent with the philosophy and goals of the Nursing Department and the patient care unit. Emotionally stable, mature and responsible individual with a sincere desire to help others. High school diploma or equivalent. Nursing Assistant, EKG/Phlebotomy helpful but not required. BCLS/ACLS certification. Computer knowledge preferred. At least 1 year experience in Ambulatory Care or Med//Surg required. Eye\ENT related experience preferred. Knowledge of second language preferred. PER-DIEM POSITION
OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN – WEST 72ND STREET LOCATION OPENING IN NOVEMBER-
TRAIN IN COLUMBUS CIRCLE
Responsibilities include compiling patient history, measuring visual acuity, refractometry, performing visual fields and recording patient history, according to standards established by the Infirmary. Some front desk work will also be required. Must have background in ophthalmology (JCAHPO and technical certification preferred but not required). Knowledge of medical instrumentation and its proper care and usage needed. Minimum one year work related experience required. May be required to work occasionally at other satellite locations. FULL-TIME POSITION (2)
TRANSCRIPTIONIST/MEDICAL SCRIBE- COLUMBUS CIRCLE
Serve as a medical scribe in a busy clinical office. This fast paced job will have the candidate working side by side in the exam room with the doctor, to ensure information capture and electronic medical record compliance. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years working experience in a medical practice, preferably in a clinical capacity. The candidate must have exceptional listening, transcribing, and computer skills. This job requires constant patient contact, so good customer service skills are a must. This position requires constant standing, and good organizational skills. FULL TIME POSITION / DAYS
TRANSCRIPTIONIST/MEDICAL SCRIBE – WILLIAMSBURG
Serve as a medical scribe in a busy clinical office. This fast paced job will have the candidate working side by side in the exam room with the doctor, to ensure information capture and electronic medical record compliance. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years working experience in a medical practice, preferably in a clinical capacity. The candidate must have exceptional listening, transcribing, and computer skills. This job requires constant patient contact, so good customer service skills are a must. This position requires constant standing, and good organizational skills FULL TIME POSITION / DAYS
TRANSCRIPTIONIST /MEDICAL SCRIBE – FOREST HILLS
Serve as a medical scribe in a busy clinical office. This fast paced job will have the candidate working side by side in the exam room with the doctor, to ensure information capture and electronic medical record compliance. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years working experience in a medical practice, preferably in a clinical capacity. The candidate must have exceptional listening, transcribing, and computer skills. This job requires constant patient contact, so good customer service skills are a must. This positon requires constant standing, and good organizational skills.” Preferred Russian Speaking
Responsible for supervising patient care with the residents and performing evaluations on private and clinic patients. Determining surgical and non-surgical diagnosis and treatment as well as follow up treatment. Assist in developing a treatment plan with the residents and medical director. Participate in the supervision and running of the allied health program in Orthoptics and Ophthalmic Technology. BA / BS four years, post grad / Orthoptics. Two years experience working in a strabismus clinic. Dealing with children and adults with special needs, mental and physical problems.
FULL-TIME POSITION / DAYS
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collection of unpaid hospital claims via third party insurance follow up. Customer service duties resolving patient inquiries. Candidate must have computer skills and prior medical billing experience. Some college coursework is strongly preferred. FULL-TIME POSITION
BILLING SUPPORT CLERK
Review self pay trial balance, follow up and make payment arrangements with patients. Refer unpaid accounts to external collection agencies and monitor their collection efforts and evaluate performance. Process collection agency invoices. Assist in determining reserve for bad debt and prepare reports and documentation for audits. Prepare Medicare Bad Debt write off report and Medicare Bad Debt Recovery report.
RETINAL IMAGINING SPECIALIST
Patient Photography (slit lamp, external, etc…) External OCT, IOL Master Slit Lamp Corneal Modeling Slide production Maintenance of patient files Slit-Lamp photography, External pt. Photography, Corneal Topography, Specular Microscopy, Ocular Coherence Tomography, Heidelberg Retinal Tomography, IOL Master, all slide production including computer graphics, general darkroom work; processing and printing, maintenance of patient files, some Lamp and Specular Microscopy for national studies. Also, public relations photography. Experience, Education and Training - Degree in Biomedical Photographic Communications and some experience in other Departments of medical photography. FULL-TIME POSITION / DAYS
Review all pre-admission clinical documentation for inpatient and ambulatory surgery cases to ensure that documentation complies with NYEE rules and regulations. Communicate documentation deficiencies to physician offices; track and monitor these deficiencies for appropriate internal reporting. Review in-house census for patients in-house over 48 hours to ensure appropriate authorizations for continued admission coverage. Responsible for administering Medicare Advanced Beneficiary Notification as needed for patients. Develop a clinical documentation review process and enhance clinical documentation with Medical Records Department input. Review of surgical cases utilizing implants, high cost drugs, or other specialty items to ensure appropriate reimbursement. Handle monthly case audits. NYS RN required, Bachelors Degree in health related field preferred. 3+ years experience in utilization management, 2+ years experience in a supervisory role. Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and written skills required. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and flexibility. Knowledge of State and Federal Regulatory Standards and Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services rules and regulations. FULL-TIME POSITION / DAYS
RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST I
Perform cat scans procedures, Perform routine x-ray procedures, assist with departmental statistics & projects; Experience, education and training LRT, ARRT knowledge of computer experience in CT PER DIEM POSITION
REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE
Responsibilities include the provision of direct comprehensive care to ambulatory / emergency service patients as part of the healthcare team. Provide care that is consistent with the philosophy and goals of the Nursing Department and the patient care unit. BSN required. Current NY State nursing license/registration required. BCLS/ACLS certification required. Computer knowledge preferred. At least 1 year experience in Ambulatory Care or Med//Surg required. Eye\ENT related experience preferred. PER-DIEM POSITION
Prepare and implement policies and procedures for the department. Coordinate systems and procedures affecting radiology with other department supervisors. Advise staff and supervisors on all administrative changes which affect their areas. Make recommendations to the Director on better methods in handling the department administrative and technical functions. Conduct studies and implement changes for improved internal operation of the department. Plan all systems and procedures relating to the technical aspects of the department. Maintain a current schedule of “standard” radiographic. Approve on daily basis, representative number of radiographs taken by each technologist to insure compliance with standards of quality established by the Director. Prepare annual Operating and capital budget and requests. Makes recommendations to the Director for Capital Improvements. High School Diploma. NY state license. B.S. preferred but not necessary. Five years’ experience in management level for radiology. FULL-TIME POSITION
SLEEP CENTER TECHNICIAN
Responsibilities include demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Assist with scoring sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines. Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues. Performing routine equipment care, maintenance and inventory evaluation. Current CPR or BCLS certification. Excellent written and spoken communication skills. Successful completion of a polysomnography program, of no less than one year duration, associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility. PER-DIEM POSITION
SLEEP CENTER INTERPRETER
CHINESE TRANSLATOR - Bilingual (English / Mandarin and/or Cantonese)
Candidate will be on-site in the Sleep Center to interpret for our Chinese-speaking patients. Translator will be notified approximately 3 weeks in advance whenever possible. PER-DIEM POSITION / NIGHTS / 8:00 P.M. - 6:00 A.M.PER-DIEM POSITION (2)
Social Worker to follow patients through the continuum of care providing psychosocial services to patients and families. Responsibilities: -Conducts pre-admission evaluations-Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to provide counseling and coordinate discharge planning -Recruits for and facilitates support group activities -Participates in performance improvement initiatives and program development -Attends Head and Neck Cancer Patient Case Conferences and Discharge Planning meetings Requirements: LMSW required (LCSW preferred) Minimum of one year of experience in an inpatient/ambulatory care setting required. Computer proficiency. (2) Temporary positions (1) FULL TIME (1) PART TIME
Social worker to recruit for and initiate support groups for patients with chronic illness
Responsibilities: -Monthly planning and organization of in-person support groups which includes setting agendas for discussion and arranging guest lecturers-Weekly maintenance of an online support group –Create opportunities for expansion of the program Requirements:-LMSW required (LCSW preferred) - Minimum of one year of experience in leading support groups in a health care setting required -Computer proficiency. (1) FULL-TIME POSITION (1) PART TIME FLEXIBLE HOURS
Plans, coordinates and directs the operation of the department. Devise recruitment methods that will foster the growth of the volunteer program. Interview prospective volunteers; assess their skills and appropriate-ness for work and approve for services. Ensure effective delivery of hospital wide support services to staff, patients and their families. Develop goals and evaluate volunteer performances with supervisors; ensure professionalism and efficiency of volunteer’s services. Interact with community local schools, colleges, churches and agencies for prospective volunteers. Volunteer as a chairperson of the employee activity committee to bring programs and events to build employee morale. Act as a chairperson of the United Way Campaign, coordinate blood drives and fundraising events for cancer. Volunteer to assist the office of development and public relations with fundraising activities. Bachelor’s degree required. Extensive experience in the field of volunteerism. FULL-TIME POSITION
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
310 E. 14th Street
New York, NY 10003
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