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Allergy Technician

Advanced ENT & Allergy, PLLC Louisville, KY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Advanced ENT & Allergy is seeking an Allergy Technician for their Louisville area locations; however, some coverage in Southern Indiana may be required. Allergy Technicians play an integral role in patient care and are responsible for allergy related testing/treatment procedures. They are also the communication link between the patients and physician.

Job Responsibilities

Technical :

  • Allergy testing (foods, inhalants, chemicals, IDT, intradermal and sublingual).
  • Calculate and mix treatment sets for immunotherapy.
  • Prepare testing and treatment boards and maintain.
  • Administer routine allergy immunotherapy; answer questions and educate patients regarding allergy services.
  • Determine if a patient is having a reaction and follow protocol.
  • Triaging phone calls and giving instructions for refer to physician, if needed.
  • Checks voicemail and returns patient calls.
  • Administer emergency medications (SubQ or IM).
  • Prioritize task consistently; follow through with all tasks.
  • Communicates to the patients, physicians, peers and Manager in a clear, concise manner.
  • Organize testing and injection rooms; maintain supplies.
  • Cover the Serum Coordinator responsibilities when he/she is out of the office.
  • Checks and maintains ER medications and equipment; gives information to the Allergy Manager for ordering.
  • Calls Rx for Epi-pen and syringes according to protocol.
  • Follows all HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintains education requirements for job (CPR, Safety, Infection Control, etc.), if required.
  • Phlebotomy, centrifuge blood, and complete forms to mail specimen to the lab.
  • Notify patient of test results.

Clerical:

  • Documents accurately in EMR and the paper chart in a clear, concise, factual manner.
  • Responsible for charging, coding and posting each procedure accurately.
  • Documenting all phone messages in EMR.
  • Obtains Medicaid authorizations or referrals for serum and documents them in EPM.
  • Assist during injection hours, including but not limited to: answering phones; pulling serum; pulling and filing charts.
  • Verifies patients' insurance benefits for all allergy procedures.
  • Organize serum list and email to Serum Coordinator.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Medical-related training required; Medical Assistant, EMT or LPN certification/degree preferred.

Experience - Previous experience working in a medical environment with direct patient contact. At least one year of experience giving injections in a medical facility/practice. Strong computer skills, math, spelling and grammar skills necessary. Experience using an EMR system is a must-have. Excellent work history that reflects longevity required (i.e. 3 employers or less in last 7 years). Excellent attendance record essential. At least one year allergy testing and serum building experience extremely helpful. Willingness to learn allergy techniques and procedures used at Advanced ENT & Allergy. Eagerness to learn the basics of ENT a plus.

Job Type - Full time, hourly, working first shift, Monday – Friday. Willingness to flex your schedule to work before, after or extra hours as needed and at other locations as needed.

Benefits - Competitive pay based on experience. Full benefits package available (medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, FSA options, 401(k) with employer match). Paid holidays and immediate accrual of paid time off.

Advanced ENT & Allergy, PLLC

Why Work Here?

Premier specialty, medical practice whose continued growth provides ongoing opportunities to employees.

Advanced ENT and Allergy provides a full spectrum of ear, nose and throat care, allergy and airway care, as well as a full complement of head and neck surgery. Our dedicated medical professionals provide a complete array of diagnostic and therapeutic services for any and all healthcare needs associated with the head, neck, and airway. In addition to general ENT, we have specialized medical expertise available through our five centers of excellence: The Allergy Center, The Hearing Center, The Sinus Center, The Thyroid Center, The Pediatric Center, Clinical Research and Aesthetic Center. Another invaluable service to our referring physicians and patients is our Clinical Research Center which positions Advanced ENT and Allergy to participate in the testing and development of cutting-edge medical products and services. Visit our website at: http://www.advancedentandallergy.com/

Address

Louisville, KY
USA