Allergy Nurse - RN in Marietta, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 7/26/2019

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JobID: 21520

Allergy Nurse - RN or LPN

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting physician with patient care by controlling allergy shot patient flow, obtaining and documenting necessary history and vital signs, performing assigned procedures, and providing patient education.  This individual will evolve into the Director over the allergy department.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides general care to patients. Administers prescribed testing, medications and treatments.
  • Maintains rooms with necessary supplies and materials. Ensures cleanliness.
  • Observes, records and reports patients’ vitals and reactions to treatments.
  • Assesses patient needs and suggests solutions to patient care problems.
  • Maintains accurate patient records.
  • Assures patient stays for required observation time after injection(s).
  • Reacts appropriately in patient reaction situations; informs physician and/or other clinical staff as necessary to mitigate adverse reactions.
  • Learn and perform immunotherapy vial mixing procedures.
  • Demonstrates clinical competence and sound knowledge base in provision of quality patient care.
  • Serves as a role model and consultant to staff.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate articles, journals and related material; and by attending seminars and conferences, as needed.
  • Responsible for following OSHA regulations.
  • Maintains patient, employee and clinic confidentiality.

Requirements:

  • Active Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license in the State of Georgia
  • CPR certification required
  • 3 years of clinical experience in allergy required
  • Must perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations; and exercise independent judgment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • Electronic health records experience required