Family Allergy & Asthma Clinic Nurse - RN/LPN in Indianapolis, Indiana
Our Family is growing, come grow with us!
Family Allergy & Asthma is excited to be opening new offices and expanding office hours at existing locations. We are looking for a great nurse to join our team! Both LPNs and RNs are encouraged to apply.
We have a full-time position based out of our Zionsville, IN location available with a typical schedule of Monday-Friday 8:00 AM -5:30PM, with evenings until 6:30pm, occasionally.
This position requires travel to other Indianapolis locations as needed.
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.
We offer competitive pay, paid holidays, PTO, off on weekends, company provided scrubs, insurance benefits, 401(k) and more!
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 tasks in Triage throughout the day
Works with providers, nurses, and patients to resolve questions concerning medications, health education, and medical advice within skill level and scope of practice
Submits electronically/faxes new prescriptions and refill prescriptions according to physician orders
Acquire pre-certs/prior authorizations for patient needs
Follows through in a timely manner on patients' requests
Records and maintains complete and accurate records of patient and physician communications regarding medical care according to the standard medical record documentation requirements
Retrieves messages from phone and electronic submissions in a timely manner and responds to patient needs according to medical priority
Assists the patient by acquiring the appropriate appointment, as needed
Other tasks as needed and/or delegated
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
Effectively manage emergency procedures and protocols
Cover Injection Room and/or Front Offices as needed
Regular closing of offices
Train new staff as needed, or directed
Potential travel to EKY regional clinics, as needed, for coverage
Work with Healix & Specialty pharmacies to process Biologics/IVIG prescriptions and forms:
Track shipments and inventory of Biologics
Obtain prior authorizations 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 IN 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.