Allergy Technician

Date Posted
10/10/2018

City
Eielson Air Force Base

State
AK

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

 
Job Description

Allergy Technician

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree: High School Degree.
  • Education: Graduate from a medical assistant training program accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) of the American Medical Technologists or a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Certification: Successful completion of a didactic specialty course in Allergy & Immunology or possess three (3) years of Allergy/Immunology and Immunization experience within the last four (4) years in a specialty clinic.

Core Duties:

  • Prepare examination rooms prior to patient's arrival.
  • Assist with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.
  • Check patient's vital signs, to include temperature, respiration, pulse, weight and blood pressure.
  • Obtain and document patient's current medical history, drug history, chief complaints, allergies and vital signs on the correct form.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures when ordered such as allergy tests, pulmonary function, and skin tests.
  • Provide education on symptom management and allergy serum.
  • Prepare and administer allergy serums and injections.
  • Maintain examination room stock levels and perform routine maintenance of examination rooms.
  • Complete lab and x-ray requisitions in accordance with clinic policies.
  • Enter demographic data into the computer upon patient check-in; enter diagnosis and departing time when patient is released.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis versus vasovagal reaction.
  • Initiate and assist in acute anaphylaxis management.


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