LPN or Registered MA – Part-Time Allergy

Posted On: 06/20/2019

LPN or Registered MA – Part-Time Allergy –    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Minimum requirements include:  High school diploma. Graduation from an approved practical nursing program. Minimum one year of LPN experience; Allergy clinic experience preferred.  State-licensed practical nurse.  ACLS trained.  EHR required – NextGen preferred.  Or Minimum one-year experience as a Registered MA – High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), medical assistant diploma from an accredited vocational institution, or a community college course in medical assisting. Appropriate certificate indicating passing grade for specific specialty if working in specialty department.MS Office preferably in Excel and Word; ability to work with limited supervision; possess strong verbal communication skills, good organization skills and attention to detail.  Duties to include (but not limited to):

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Rooming in patients, taking and recording vital signs, obtain medical history and any other pertinent information to assist provider as directed and record in the electronic medical record.
  • List all proper diagnoses and symptoms as well as follow up instructions and prescriptions as dictated by the physician.
  • Mix and accurately prepare allergy vials for injections.
  • Administer allergy injections in a safe and aseptic manner.
  • Responsible for antigen breakdown and re-mixing of testing boards.
  • Test and treat patients for allergy related problems in a caring and competent manner.
  • Observes, records and reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician; administering any prescribed medications as directed.
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining allergy supplies and inventories.
  • Responsible for weekly maintenance of allergy testing equipment.
  • Responsible for accurately documenting in patient’s electronic health record.
  • Maintains timely flow of patients.
  • Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.
  • Instructs patient and family regarding treatment instruction; performs patient education when appropriate.
  • Disposes of contaminated items according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Front office responsibilities to include but not limited to checking in, insurance verification, and payment collection.
  • Ensure allergy department is neat and clean, and equipment is in good order at all times; including any safety and maintenance checks.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May assist with clerical duties
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned