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.
Prepare examination rooms prior to patient's arrival.
Assist with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.
Checkpatient'svital 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 whenpatientis released.
Identify signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis versus vasovagal reaction.
Initiate and assist in acute anaphylaxis management.