Family Allergy & Asthma Injection Room Nurse/Front Office - LPN or RN in Florence, Kentucky
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We have an awesome opportunity for you to join our team as an Injection Room Nurse/Front Office! This position is open to both LPNs and RNs. We are adding to our nursing team to help ensure that our patients continue to receive prompt and focused care. We have a Full-time, 5 days/week, position at our Florence, KY office. The schedule is Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM, including 3 late nights a week (8:00 AM -6:30 PM).
Travel may be required to Newport, KY, Milford, OH, and Madison, IN on occasion.
The Injection Room/Front Office 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
Prepare the injection room area each morning
Administer allergy injections
Re-stock area, as needed, and order supplies through the approved clinic procedure
Complete daily log of charges and total at end of day
Collect co-pays and write out patient receipt
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 Director
Perform and complete triage tasks
Regular closing of offices
Front Office Responsibilities:
Check patients in/out and collect co-pays
Answer phones when needed
End of day clinic charge reports
Copy patient insurance cards and update information as needed
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 TN Nursing License, or an eNLC multistate nursing license
6 months' experience in a medical office setting
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
Ability to work with patients directly and pleasantly
Ability to work independently
Strong computer skills
Previous experience with EMR systems
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.