Location: Arlington, VA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) coordinates patient care with physician, assists physician with assessment, gives medication pursuant to physician order and assists with administrative duties that further patient care.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

1. Reports directly to the Office Manager.

2. Positions Supervised: None.

3. Works cooperatively with physicians, Office Manager, and co-workers.

STANDARDS OF CONDUCT:

Employees will at all times respond to patients, co-workers and visitors in a pleasant, helpful and professional manner. Employees will perform their duties in a manner which demonstrates they have pride in Allergy Partners, P.A., respect for all patients and each other, and work well together as members of a team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Escort patients to exam rooms and take vital signs.

2. Provides assistance to physician when requested.

3. Perform Spirometry and other breathing tests as ordered.

4. Complete appropriate documentation in patient’s medical record.

5. Call in prescriptions as ordered by physician or nurse practitioner.

6. Perform allergy prick testing and/or intradermal testing as ordered by physician.

7. Administer allergy injections to shot clinic patients as set forth on physician approved schedule.

8. Monitor patient’s medical status for possible adverse reaction following receipt of allergy injection.

9. Maintains emergency equipment, including oxygen, code kit, suction, etc.

10. Answer patient-related telephone calls and respond according to clinical protocol.

11. Follow up to obtain referrals and insurance authorization as requested and needed.

12. Maintain clinical supply stock and medication samples.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Current state license.

2. Previous medical experience preferred.

3. Current Basic CPR certification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Occasional heavy lifting of up to 40 pounds.

2. Good hand to eye coordination. Vision must be correctable to normal range and hearing acuity must be adequate to receive instructions and converse on standard telephone equipment; must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard.

3. Able to move in and out of patient rooms and work areas due to pace of work.

HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE:

1. Some exposure to hazardous materials, such as medical cleaning supplies.

2. Exposure to toxins, medications, and needle sticks.

3. Direct exposure to ill patients.

 

Email to apply: tlstrother@allergypartners.com

Contact Details

Contact : Practice Manager, Tierra Strother

Email : tlstrother@allergypartners.com