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RN - Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Office

Company: Albany Medical Center Careers
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:HBD - Medicine AllergyWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary range: $68,640 - $99,023

Registered Nurse (RN) - Full Time
Division of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology - Albany, NY
Work schedule: Monday - Friday, with flexibility to travel to Valatie on Tuesday.

We are seeking a highly specialized RN with strong clinical reasoning skills to join our Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology procedure-based clinic in Albany, NY!

Under the direction of the practice physician and/or advanced practice provider, Nurse Manager (RN) and/or Nurse Supervisor (RN), the RN may provide direct patient care, patient triage (in-person and telephonic), assessment, planning, directing and evaluating of a patient's specific care plan and clinic visit.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: ---- - - -Obtains and accurately record patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating provider--- - - -Documents components of patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) in EHR--- - - -Gathers and enters data for asthma control test and for peak flows of diagnosed asthma ---- - - -Provides nursing support to all providers/fellows in the clinical setting ---- - - -Administers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APP--- - - -Performs review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessary--- - - -Proficiency of administration (monoclonal agent administration education competency) of specialty medications (Xolair, Nucala, Fasenra, Dupixent)--- - - -Allergy Desensitization Injections (subcutaneous) and Venom Desensitization Injections (subcutaneous) ---- - - -Instruction and Administration of specialty specific vaccination (diphtheria/tetanus, pneumococcal) for diagnostic immunology purposes ---- - - -Prepares Allergy Serum Compounding (Mixing) paperwork for patient specific established allergy injection patients or new patients ---- - - -Assists in the emergency management of anaphylaxis ---- - - -Proficient in performing percutaneous and intradermal skin testing in our specialty clinic (environmental, venom, food, specialty drug skin testing) ---- - - -Performs oral drug desensitization or food challenge desensitization--- - - -Proficient in nitric oxide testing and spirometry in individuals pediatric through adult with asthma or asthma related conditions--- - - -Teaches/Administers nebulizer treatments, self-injectable medications, spacer and inhaler in the clinic ---- - - -Coordinates durable medical equipment (nebulizers, O2, etc.) for patients in home setting ---- - - -Assists physician and arrange set up for skin biopsy procedure and rhinoscopy procedure--- - - -Provides material for eczema wraps and bleach baths in the clinic ---- - - -Proficient in performing Patch Dermal Skin Testing in the clinic--- - - -RN to Coordinate bed access/team approach (ICU or floor admitting MD/Pharmacy/Nurse Manager/Clinical Nurse Specialist/Consulting MD), prior authorization, protocols for inpatient oral food desensitization or specialty drug challenge or desensitization in the hospital setting under the direction and supervision of the provider--- - - -Provides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness--- - - -Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stockedMinimum Qualifications: ---- - - -Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required--- - - -NYS current RN licensure is required--- - - -Minimum of 1 year of prior clinical nursing experience is requiredThank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center Careers, Albany , RN - Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Office, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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