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Why You'll Love This Job

Long Island Vitreoretinal Consultants, one of the largest providers of Retina specialty is seeking a Full Time Registered Nurse to work in our Great Neck, Westbury and Rockville Centre office. In this position we are looking for a compassionate and energetic registered nurse for our busy practice to deliver exceptional patient care to our patients.

Responsibilities

Assist physicians with procedures, BP, Glucometer
· Drawing up drugs for injections
· Drawing up drugs for Endophthalmitis – Prepare antibiotics for intravitreal injection
· Complete lab requisitions; call lab for specimen pick up if needed; Follow up on all labs.
· Maintain, verify and log all inventory of all drugs
· Call patients after 1st time injections
· Prepare retrobulbar and subconj anesthesia
· Checking expiration dates & stock levels of all drugs
· Performing FA/ICG injections and monitor signs/symptoms of adverse reactions
· Triage nursing calls through the on call system and messages from staff
· Completing Disability forms/DMV forms/all excuse letters-school/work/gym.
· Complete referral forms for patients (Forsee/Helen Keller/Lighthouse).
· Monitor Emergency Kit, Spill kit & Endophthalmitis kit inventories and expiration dates
· Monitor refrigerator temperatures; document them in the log book
· Coordinating appointments and necessary paperwork for in office treatments
· E-prescribing all medications
· Make sure all rooms are shut down and closed at the end of the day – equipment cleaned, turned off and covered
· Counsel pre-op patients regarding procedure and medications
· Write out the pre-op drop instructions
· Review medical history and medications with the patients
On the job training will be provided

Skills & Qualifications

Varied Shifts Monday- Saturday - Saturday will be a required day.
· Must have NYS License- RN
Full time position includes benefits: health insurance, optional dental insurance, paid time off, 401k
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
To keep our employees and patients safe we have installed plastic barriers and provide masks, gloves, gowns & face shields and promote social distancing and limit patient volume.
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