Under general supervision, supports providers (physicians and nurse practitioners) in provision of care to allergy patients.Â This includes recording vital signs, discussing chief health concerns, performing allergy skin testing, mixing allergy serums/antigens, administering allergy injections, as well as all administrative tasks to manage that patient population.
Reviews patient medical history.Â
Performs allergy skin testing.Â
Mixes allergy serums/antigens per physician specifications, mails to patients or mark and store in clinic.Â
Administers allergy injections.Â
Performs chart review and insurance verifications.Â
Patient treatment education. Â Follows up with patients on home injections. Â Â
Maintains appropriate inventory of allergy antigens.
Performs other duties as assigned.Â Â Â
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of medical terminology
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Attention to details
Ability to organize/prioritize work
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to take patients vital statistics
Ability to assist with medical examinations and procedures
Ability to operate various office and medical equipment
Ability to use an electronic health record application
Trained in Medication AdministrationÂ Â Â Â Â Â
High school diploma or equivalent, graduation from an accredited medical assistant program, Certified Medical Assistant designation and three years medical assistant experience.
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