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  • ROVING NURSE

    · Prepares consultation rooms, ensures that equipment are working and supplies are complete at the start and end of the day using room checklist

    · Facilitates patient flow for consultation

    · Assists patients to the examination rooms for consultation and treatment by the Ophthalmologist

    · Receives doctor’s orders and advices patient’s on diagnostic tests to be done.

    · Ushers patients to cashier with the duly accomplished charge slip

    · For Retina screening patients: instills dilating drops and ensures proper pupil dilation before consultation with retina specialist

    · Assists in the following laser procedures (including preparation of machine and lenses, instills pre operative and post operative drops)

    o yag capsulotomy

    o yag iridotomy

    o pan retinal photocoagulation /focal laser treatment

    · Assists Pediatric patients for consultations and surgeries

    · For Surgery patients :

    o facilitates patient flow prior to surgery

    o obtains informed consent

    o takes medical and surgical history

    o ensures that all diagnostic are complete

    o instill pre operative drops as needed

    PRE OPERATIVE DUTIES

    · Receives patient for surgery from Roving Nurse with complete endorsement

    · Ensures that informed consent was obtained and medical history is complete

    · Assists patient to wash face and wear gown shoe cover and head cap

    · Marks correct surgical site

    · Takes vital signs

    · Checks pupil dilation or constriction when applicable

    · Instills post operative drops

    · Assists surgeon in examining patient at slit lamp prior to surgery

    · Endorses patient to operating room

    POST OPERATIVE DUTIES

    · Receives patient from operating room with complete endorsement

    · Gives post operative instructions (including eyedrops, eye shields, reminders and follow up schedule) to patient and companion.

    · Coordinates surgery patients’ follow up schedule with front desk, endorses charts to front desk or IT for scanning

    · Logs surgery cases in Phil Health log book

    SCRUB NURSE DUTIES

    · Prepares all supplies for surgeries and fills out daily inventory sheet

    · Ensures that operating room is ready before setting up tables and opening packs for surgery

    · Ensures sterility of surgical field from start to end of procedure including preparation instruments and supplies

    · Sets up and Primes machines to be used for the procedure

    · Serves gown and gloves to surgeon/s

    · Prepares surgical site by applying sterile drapes

    · Assists surgeon in instrumentation and use of machines

    · Prepares intraocular lenses for implantation when applicable

    · Does needle count before end of surgery

    · Signs out after each surgery

    · Practices proper instrument care after each procedure, including cleaning, inspecting and sterilizing of instruments

    CIRCULATING NURSE DUTIES

    · Receives patient from pre operative nurse

    · Does complete time out including patient’s full name, procedure, surgical site, surgeon’s name and IOL choice when applicable

    · Prepares lenses to be used

    · Opens sterile packs for scrub nurse

    · Positions patient on surgical bed with patient monitors and oxygen cannula

    · Assists anesthesiologist before and after induction of general anesthesia

    · Records events of surgery

    · Endorses patient to post operative nurse

    · Maintains sterility of surgical field

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Clinic Nurse

  • Mandaluyong, National Capital Region

  • Company

    American Eye Center
  • Work type

    Permanent contract

  • Type of contract

    Full Time

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