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LPN or Medical Assistant for Allergy Department

Eastern Virginia Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists
Chesapeake, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION:     LPN/Medical Assistant 

DEPARTMENT:           Allergy Department

REPORTS TO:              Charge Nurse

 

JOB PURPOSE:                   Provide direct clinical care to Allergy Department patients in accordance with EVENTS policies and procedures.

 

REQUIREMENTS:              The incumbent will be a LPN or Medical Assistant that has graduated from an accredited program with at least one year of clinical experience.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:          

 

  • - Provide direct clinical care to Allergy Department patients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • - Conduct basic assessment of patients, including: measuring and recording of vital signs, auscultation of lung sounds, and patient questioning.
  • - Provide patient education regarding Allergy Department services offered: testing, types of immunotherapy, potential complications/reactions, use of epinephrine auto-injector, biologic injections and medications.
  • - Perform percutaneous and intradermal allergy testing on patients per Provider orders. Document appropriately and concurrently in patient EMR system.
  • - Perform venipuncture and process specimen for allergy tests as requested by Provider.
  • - Recognize and assist in treating any allergic reactions related to patient testing and/or immunotherapy and document per protocol.
  • - Prepare allergy serum formula as per patient testing results and document in EMR.
  • - Provide allergy injections to allergy patients as per EVENTS policy. Recognize when patient is ineligible for injection and educate patient accordingly.
  • - Prepare and administer biologic injections to allergy patients per EVENTS policy/procedure.
  • - Maintain a clean and productive work area for team and patients.
  • - Assists with daily department duties of cleaning, restocking, ordering supplies, expired vials, etc.

Eastern Virginia Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists

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Chesapeake, VA
23320 USA

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Healthcare

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