Family Allergy & Asthma Clinic Nurse, Part-time in Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Our Philadelphia area Allergy & Asthma Division, is looking for a Fun & Patient-Focused nurse to join the team!
The position is based out of our office in our Doylestown Location with travel to Jenkintown and Blue Bell, as needed.
This is a part-time, 3 days/week position with hours from 9am to 5pm, with one to two nights per week until 8:00 pm.
Let's Discuss Benefits!
We offer PTO (EXTRA PTO TOO!!), holiday pay, insurance benefits, company provided scrubs, 401(k) with match, and other UNIQUE BENEFITS, that you will love!
The Clinic Nurse/Injection Room Nurse is responsible for demonstrating knowledge and application of job duties within scope of practice and functions under the direction of their manager(s) and/or Director(s); respectfully interacts with all levels of staff; provides direct nursing care during assigned duty hours; participates in department activities; promotes independence; adherence to the attendance policy; encourages socialization; advocates for the quality of life of our patients while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards; supports the company's core values.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Get rooms ready for patients and prepare for allergy testing each morning
Calibrate PFT sensor daily
Escort patients to a treatment room and prepare them for the doctor's visit
Assist the doctor with skin testing and other procedures as ordered
Send prescriptions, complete asthma care plans and discharge summaries
Complete documentation in the EMR system
Prepare and administer any medications requested by the doctor
Pulmonary function testing, FeNO testing, and peak flow monitoring
Patient education regarding medications and environmental control
Prepare and administer nebulized medication and patient education (if needed)
Scan testing sheets
Schedule appointments for outpatient procedures
Administer allergy injections and complete all duties of the shot room
Keep clinical area and exam rooms organized and stocked with supplies
Keep samples and sample bags stocked on shelves
Communicate with injection room staff when emergency medications are used and need to be reordered
Check refrigerator temperatures daily and log on chart
Complete all tasks in Triage when scheduled
Prepare patient information folders and Environmental Control packets
Prepare I.D. and scratch trays
Shut down and plug in computers (pack, if needed), and plug in otoscopes at end of day
Transport supplies (box) to and from satellite offices, as needed
Maintain and follow HIPAA policies and procedures
Cover Injection Room and/or Front Offices, as needed
Train new staff, as needed, or directed
Other relevant duties as assigned by Manager and/or Director
Work with Healix & Specialty pharmacies to process Biologics/IVIG prescriptions and forms:
o Track shipments and inventory of Biologics
o Obtain prior authorizations as needed
Injection Room Nurse:
Prepare the injection room area each morning
Administer allergy injections
Re-stock area as needed and order supplies
Re-order vials in a timely manner
Organize refrigerated vials in appropriate bins
Log daily refrigerator temperatures
Monitor shot cards monthly and discard expired vials
Ensure that consent forms are signed; explain shot room policies to new patients
Education of patients in first injection policy
Maintain and follow HIPAA policies and procedures
Stay the required 30 minutes after last injection is given before lunch or the end of the day
Clean toy and lobby area
Knowledge of all medications and IT treatment
Effectively manage emergency procedures and protocols
Other relevant duties as assigned by Manger and/or Director
Abilities, Knowledge and Skills
Effective communication skills to include:
Ability to fluently speak and read English
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, handbooks, policies, patient care plans and procedure manuals
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written, with all levels of staff and patients
Education, Prior Work Experience, Special Skill And Knowledge Requirements
Diploma in Nursing- LPN/RN with an active and unrestricted IN Nursing License, or an eNLC multistate nursing license
1 to 2 years nursing experience in an office setting, preferred
Previous allergy/asthma experience preferred
CPR certification required
Valid Driver's License required
Active CPR Certification
Acceptable results on Office of Inspector General, State Medicaid Exclusions, Abuse Registry Checks, Background Screenings, Drug Screen, and Sanction Checks
Ability to travel to satellite offices as needed
Must be at least 18 years of age
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described, here, are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the physical demands.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, bend and sit. On average, injection room or clinic staff may be standing or walking 80% of their shift.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Specific communication abilities required by this job include the ability to talk and hear in order to converse with others, discern, convey, express oneself, and exchange information.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; lighting is in the standard range.
The employee is subject to infectious waste, potential exposure to allergens in concentrated forms, diseases and conditions.
Family Allergy & Asthma provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.