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Clinic Nurse - Allergy & Asthma

at Family Allergy & Asthma in Lakeland, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Family Allergy & Asthma is is growing and is looking for compassionate nurses to join our Family!

We have a full-time, 5 days/week, position available based out of our Lakeland Location. The typical schedule is 8:00am-5:00pm, with possible later days.

This position will work alongside a physician assisting with patient care.

**Travel is required to Memphis, TN, routinely, and to Jonesboro, AR, and Jackson, TN, as needed.

We offer Paid Holidays, Travel Reimbursement, Insurance Benefits, Employer-Provided Scrubs, Extra PTO Hours, Casual Fridays, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, and More!

The Clinic 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

+ Check emergency medications monthly and reorder, as needed

+ 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

+ Order supplies, as necessary, through the approved clinic procedure

+ 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:

+ Track shipments and inventory of Biologics

+ Obtain prior authorizations as needed

+ Cross train for Triage Nurse position and cover, as needed

+ Run and maintain Emerald22, as needed

Education, Prior Work Experience, Special Skill And Knowledge Requirements:

+ Diploma in Nursing- LPN/RN with an active and unrestricted TN 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

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.

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Job Posting: JC195471184

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021