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Family Allergy & Asthma Injection Room Nurse-LPN in Little Rock, Arkansas

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We have an awesome opportunity for you to join our team as an Injection Room Nurse! 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 Little Rock, AR office. The schedule is Monday- 7:20am-5:45pm, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday-7:20am-4:45pm, and Wednesday-7:20am-11:45am.

The 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.

Occasional travel may be required to our Conway Office

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Run and maintain Emerald22, as needed

  • 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 AR 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

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.