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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!

Position Summary

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

Clinic Nurse:

  • 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:

  1. Ability to fluently speak and read English

  2. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, handbooks, policies, patient care plans and procedure manuals

  3. 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

Physical Demands

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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  5. 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.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

  1. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; lighting is in the standard range.

  2. The employee is subject to infectious waste, potential exposure to allergens in concentrated forms, diseases and conditions.

EEOC Compliance

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.